Purple Orchid in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Purple orchid at the Orchid Garden in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4 comments

Today’s travel photo is of a purple orchid in the Orchid Garden section of the Perdana Botanical Gardens in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Perdana Botanical Garden is a beautiful and peaceful area of green space located right in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, making it the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the… Read More

Climbing Mount Maroon, Australia

Climbing Mount Maroon 6 comments

Brisbane is privileged to be surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, with mountains and forests that are full of excellent hiking trails. It is one of the reasons why I love living here. I’ve completed lots of these trails over the years but one that I hadn’t tackled yet was the Cotswold Track to the summit… Read More

Sunset in Hokitika, New Zealand

Sunset in Hokitika, New Zealand 4 comments

Today’s travel photo is of the sunset over the beach in Hokitika, New Zealand. Hokitika is a charming little historic town on the rugged west coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The town was first established due to the gold rush in the 1800’s, and back then it was possible to simply scour… Read More

Haast Pass: Wanaka to the West Coast

Makarora Road, New Zealand 8 comments

I left Wanaka in the late morning after a spectacular drive over the snow covered Crown Range from Queenstown. Little did I know that the scenery was about to get even more beautiful. To get to the rugged and remote West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island means driving one of the few roads through… Read More

Porta de Santiago at A Famosa in Malacca, Malaysia

Porta de Santiago at A Famosa in Malacca, Malaysia 3 comments

Today’s travel photo is of the Porta de Santiago at A Famosa Fort in Malacca, Malaysia. A Famosa is a 16th century Portuguese Fort in the historic town of Malacca (Melaka), built shortly after the Portuguese conquered Malacca in 1511. In the following century, when the Dutch took over the port, they continued to use… Read More

TSS Earnslaw Comes into dock at Walter Peak Farm, New Zealand

Steam ship on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, new Zealand 0 comments

Today’s travel photo is of the TSS Earnslaw coming in to dock at Walter Peak High Country Farm on Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand. The TSS Earnslaw is a vintage steamship that has been transporting passengers around Lake Wakatipu for over a century. Today, you can enjoy a fantastic lake cruise on this beautifully preserved ship… Read More

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide

I Love KL - City Gallery at Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 12 comments

Kuala Lumpur is a big modern Asian metropolis full of skyscrapers and shopping malls, growing over the years into a city that could rival Singapore. Still, beneath the city’s shiny modern exterior you will find a vibrant culture where multiple ethnicities merge to create a unique blend of cultural customs, characterized by the different food… Read More

Jonker Street in Malacca, Malaysia


Today’s travel photo is of the historic Chinese heritage buildings that line Jonker Street in Malacca, Malaysia. Jonker Street is the centre of Chinatown in Malacca’s historic old town. Due to it’s UNESCO World Heritage listing, this stunning area is full of beautifully preserved historic buildings that can’t be torn down. The little houses and… Read More

Driving the Crown Range in New Zealand


The best way to see New Zealand, in my opinion, is to drive. There are so many amazing drives you can go on that are jaw droppingly beautiful and will have you stopping every five minutes to take photos. We had already enjoyed several very scenic drives on our first few days in the country, driving from… Read More

Things to do in Melbourne

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia 15 comments

Melbourne has to be one of my favourite cities in Australia due to its amazing mix of European influence with a very contrasting cosmopolitan vibe. The city’s food and bar scene is excellent, with a delightful mix of culture that has you wandering through the city’s laneways, seamlessly blending in with Melbourne’s art scene. Then… Read More