Cairns, Crocs and Companions

Airline: Jet Star Flight Time: 2.5 hours from Sydney Time Zone: AEST Dates: 4 July – 8 July, 2018 Thank god for good friends. They have your back when you need it the most, they don’t complain and they support you and your attitude when you are down. Just these sorts of friends flew over…

Shanghai Disneyland

We have a tradition in our family of visiting Disneyland once every three years to celebrate our son’s birthday. Since we are now living in Sydney we decided to check out  the newest location in Shanghai. At the time of booking our holiday, we found it incredibly difficult to find any helpful information online at…

Cruising

Cruising is such a huge portion of the travel industry and one we as a family had yet to experience. I expect it’s because we prefer to roam and discover at our own pace and the thought of sticking to someone else’s itinerary seemed a nightmare. Cruise Line International Association’s State of the Industry Outlook…

Goodbye Sri Lanka

1 January, 2018 – Monday We are spoiled today with our New Year’s Day breakfast treats. So many traditional Sri Lankan celebratory sweets are served that we can’t possibly eat in one sitting. We leave them on the table to nibble on throughout our day. The next 14 hours are uneventful and spent lounging around…

My Coconut Milk Boileth Over

It was a group decision to sleep in and leave for our run at 7:30 this morning. It’s humid (92%) and 30 degrees Celsius. The sun will be out today unlike yesterday’s cloud coverage. Our run is a sweaty one but satisfying. It seems like less work when accompanied by a crashing surf at my…