It’s always a bit odd spending the holidays in Sydney with the seasons reversed and seeing signage with Santa in a sleigh in 30 degree heat. This trip as usual I ended up in the popular shopping destination, Paddington. Had a rather long visit in Scanlan & Theodore, before moving on to the very close area called, Woollahra … Read More
Just a short 20 minute drive south of Byron Bay is a small old style, slightly kooky town called Bangalow, (my photo doesn’t do it justice …) You must stop at Utopia cafe www.utopiacafe.com.au. I was originally sent there by a friend with great taste buds for a cup of their coffee (most Aussie coffee is very good). But … Read More
Australia has some of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen in my life – The Gold Coast, Bondi, and then there is Byron Bay…While the beach is outstanding, there is also a huge sprawling farmland and forest. There are plenty of options for places to stay here. I booked into a cottage type property in … Read More
Yup…that is how close the airport is to the ocean! It’s a rainy few days here in the Gold Coast, but a spectacular vantage point of the Pacific Ocean. The beaches in Australia are my favorite in the world (so far)…
It’s my second time to Sydney and I never tire of how beautiful Sydney harbor is. Just 15 minutes from the city with outstanding hillside views in Balmoral.