Wellness Wednesday: easy “peasy” hotel snacks

One of the great joys of travel is trying ALL THE DIFFERENT FOOD. But it’s sometimes a bit tricky to find really healthy snacks – a lot of street food, for example, is… Continue reading

Bali: beyond the beaches

Seeing as I’ve now been home for nearly three weeks, it’s probably time I get my mind back on to Melbourne matters. so this post about Bali is the final one in my travel series… Continue reading

Melbourne Cup millinery in two minutes

Melbourne ladies, if you haven’t got your hat for the race that stops the nation, there’s not much you can do about it now, right? Actually, there is. Make your own in two minutes.… Continue reading

Bali: Destination Denpasar

Although I don’t really think of myself as much of a rebel, when I decided to come home to Melbourne via Bali I knew I wanted to see more than just the south… Continue reading

Tokyo, my Tokyo

Although I don’t need much encouragement to share photos from my travels, a reader recently let me know how much she loved Tokyo and urged me to put up more pictures from my… Continue reading

Top Tokyo tip: the Teien Bijutsukan

When most people think of Tokyo*, I’d assume bright flashing lights, crazy shopping, jam-packed trains and general hustle and bustle come to mind. Of course the city has all those things (and much… Continue reading

Hida: the highlights

If you’ve been to Japan but only ever tackled Tokyo, you’re missing out! Far away from the big smoke*, the Hida Takayama region was a highlight of my recent visit to Japan. I flew into Chubu… Continue reading

Luang Prabang luxe

Not long ago I wrote about trekking around Luang Prabang – a most satisfying (if sweaty) experience. But there’s a luxury side to this UNESCO-listed city too. I wrote about it here, and took… Continue reading

Kimono heaven aka Komehyo Nagoya

Hello from Changi airport! It’s 2am and after landing at midnight from Bangkok, I have two more hours until my flight leaves for Bali (yes, I’m still travelling around Asia!). It seems like… Continue reading

Sights of Seoul

Although I had so much fun solo in Seoul that I could go on about it for many, many posts, I decided to make this my third and last (following Stylish Seoul and Super-cheap Seoul).… Continue reading