With only two days in Kuala Lumpur, we sought to make the most of the time we had. And, when we read about ‘Heli,’ a modern trendy bar in the Bukit Bintang district, there was no way it wasn’t making its way onto our itinerary.
Packing and re-packing, checking and double checking. The thrill of check-in, bag screenings and security checkpoints. The adrenaline that comes with travel and the unknown. The anticipation of so much waiting and some much time spent in limbo. All these feelings welcomed back with open arms; wandering, I have missed you. Next stop; Kuala Lumpur, … More The Travel Bug Bites… Again
A beautiful Monday morning led to a road trip to my favourite destination; Kirra, which lies on the border of Queensland and New South Wales. A coffee in hand, we spent a good part of the morning soaking up the sun as we tanned our bodies on an almost empty beach. Away from the tourist-orientated spots of … More Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Recently, it was a good friend of mine’s birthday and I took the chance to spoil her by checking out the Gold Coast high tea scene. There’s a myriad of places that offer high tea on the Coast and the cost varies as much as their settings; http://www.cravegoldcoast.com.au/topten/topten14.html
The often overlooked and very under-visited Gold Coast Botanic Gardens poses as the perfect place for a relaxing picnic on a Sunday afternoon. Situated in the suburb of Benowa, I have lived within a ten minute drive for most of my life and I could not remember the last time that I visited these manicured gardens.
Whilst the Southern end of the Gold Coast continued to be spoilt for choice when it came to good cafe dining, it appeared that the Northern end had almost been forgotten altogether. That is, until a recent pop-up of boutique cafes in the Chirn Park area transformed it into a trendy strip that could definitely … More Daily Squeeze, Chirn Park
According to WordPress, today marks my one year blogging anniversary! Who would have thought I would have lasted more than one blog post; yet, here I am, over fifty blog posts and an entire year later!
The Gold Coast saw a wet and windy weekend courtesy of cyclone Marcia. So, severe weather warnings meant spending my days off work rugged up on the couch, book in hand or movie playing. Thankfully by Monday, the rains had eased and the sun was making a feeble attempt to push through the clouds. It … More The Gold Coast Hinterland; A Scenic Drive
Often times a love for travel, of unfamiliar cultures and foreign, faraway lands can make you forget that immeasurable beauty and exciting possibilities exist right on your doorstep. Some times I need to be reminded to slow down, concentrate on the here and now and truly appreciate the world that exists right at my very … More Adventures on your Doorstep