10 Things to Do in Brisbane

Brisbane is arguably one of Queensland’s hippest cities, a beautiful, undulating river town with a  fantastic food scene, pumping nightlife,  great cafes and parks scattered around the river. Though one of the most expensive cities (in particular, its parking fees) in Australia, Brisbane may well be the country’s most underrated city. Brisbane, just like the rest of […]

Little Truffle Gold Coast

Hidden away from the tourist strip of the Gold Coast, is one rather cool eatery, called Little Truffle Restaurant & Bar, or just Little Truffle as it is popularly known as. Quail Ballotine and deep fried Quail Drumsticks Located on Mermaid Beach, just a short 15 minute drive from Surfers Paradise, this unassuming restaurant serves some […]

My first Marathon on the Gold Coast, Queensland

Traveling and running, are my two big passions, apart from eating as well, that is. And how nice, when all 3 events collide with each other, in the best possible way. The Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2014 (#GCAM14) was a great reason to re-visit Gold Coast, Queensland, partake in a life changing experience (i.e. running […]

Queensland – Gold Coast Hinterland

Moving away from the Sunshine Coast, we head South towards Gold Coast, but not before making a short detour into the Hinterlands, the inner section from the coast, where the hilly, mountainous regions and its farms offer its own rural charm. Though we passed many fields and farms in quaint towns and idyllic nature parks, […]

Queensland – Sunshine Coast .. Part 2

Read Part 1 here.. 4. Eumundi  Eumundi markets, we were told, is a must visit. Open only on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 8am till around 2.30pm, it is one of the region’s largest outdoor markets. Well, we missed the Wednesday market, due to our kayak tour ending late, so we caught the Saturday one instead. […]

Queensland – Sunshine Coast .. Part 1

For the avid foodie yet active traveller, Queensland, located on Australia’s northeastern corner, remains an alluring destination that has a great balance between good food, as well as adventurous activities such as surfing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, paragliding, skydiving, scuba diving, bushwalking, or just plain running along the beach. The availability and abundance of fresh seafood, local meats, […]

Marriott Sydney Harbour @ Circular Quay

There’s no denying that staying at the Marriott Sydney Harbour, has its perks. We actually held our wedding dinner, at the Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur, back in the day, so you can tell it is one of our favourite brands, when it comes to luxury travel accommodation. And in Sydney, the Marriott Sydney Harbour at […]

10 Things to do in Sydney

With a city of almost 5 million inhabitants, a multi-ethnic hub of business and culture, and its sandstone coves and sun-blazed beaches, Sydney really took my breath away. After spending just under 10 days exploring, catching buses, ferries and going about on foot, here are our top 10 things to do in Sydney. This trip […]

Vivid Sydney, a celebration of light, art and life

One of the highlights of attending the festival of lights called Vivid Sydney, was our complete and utter immersion into the realm of light, and what light projections could do, when placed in the hands of incredibly talented people. Watching the Sydney Opera House sails come alive, night after night, with light projections was an […]

Off to Sydney with Destination New South Wales & AirAsiaX for Vivid Sydney


This week, we will be flown to Sydney by AirAsiaX together with Destination New South Wales for the massive event known as Vivid Sydney… Sydney will once again be transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, music and ideas when Vivid Sydney takes over the city after dark from 24 May – 10 June 2013. […]

5 Things to Do in Perth


Perthis the capital of Western Australia. It is a vibrant city flanking the broad reaches of the Swan River. To the west is the Indian Ocean and to the east the Darling Escarpment. It is a sophisticated yet casual city with many interesting places to visit, to mention a few – there are museums, art […]

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