Posts Tagged with: budget

Camping Preparation

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Travelling Me & western australia on June 16th 2015 7 Comments Paruna 9

We are planning to hike a small section of the Bibbulmun track and returning with the bikes to trial a section of the Munda Biddi Trail this year! Two fantastic trails in Western Australia. Being an absolute newbie to the idea of hiking and camping overnight makes this exciting and also a little overwhelming. The latter I’m referring …

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Overnight stop in Bridgetown

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & South West on February 17th 2015 1 Comments IMG_5593

There are some wonderful country towns south of Perth and it isn’t until you rock up on the main strip and take a wander around, that you really find those hidden gems.

As a kid, Bridgetown was often a ‘drive though’ town on the way to our holiday destination, but, on the odd occasion Dad would pull …

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Holiday Tips Tokyo

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on December 22nd 2014 2 Comments Cherry-Blossum

Travelling in Tokyo is exciting, overwhelming and a continual mesmerizing surprise and here are a few of my travel tips to this wonderful city.


Pinterest is a great way to create a visual scrapbook of holiday tips and ideas. I created a pinterest board for the trip, view it here.
Buy a map. You will be …

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Pizza Express, Mosman Park

Posted in - Food and Drink Perth on December 3rd 2014 0 Comments Supreme-Pizza-Mosman-Park

Pizza and a movie at home was how we unwind on Saturday evening following a day of work.

Pizza Express in Mosman Park shop is situated on Stirling Highway, conveniently opposite the liquor store. Quite possibly the most effective product placement – Beer and pizza. The shop services takeaway orders however there are a couple of …

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Shirakaba, our Japanese Guest House Stay

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on August 3rd 2014 4 Comments IMG_1282

Nozawa Onsen on the edge of  Kenashi mountain (1,964m) remains a traditional Japanese village that is located north of Nagano, a couple hours’ drive from Tokyo city. It is also only 30 kilometres from the ocean and this rather unique position is a hot zone for heavy dumps of snow. We travelled all the way from Australia for the …

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24 Hours in Tokyo + Bullet Train to Nagano

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on July 24th 2014 5 Comments nagano-1

On route from Kuala Lumpur we flew with Air Asia into Haneda Airport, touching down in Tokyo city just before midnight. The rather unusual thing about Haneda airport is the train services stop just after midnight, leaving airport arrivals the choice of an expensive taxi or a limited stop night bus. Following an interesting conversation …

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Streets of George Town

Posted in - Malaysia & Travelling Me on April 18th 2014 2 Comments Untitled-6

The Malaysian state of Penang certainly has changed since my last visit in 2005. Downtown Georgetown has been transformed into an outdoor art gallery of wall murals and wrought iron caricatures. The artwork brings about some colour and lighthearted humor to the back streets of the UNESCO World Heritage listed town.

Overnighting at The …

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24 Hours in Kuala Lumpur + Malaysia Airlines

Posted in - Malaysia & Travelling Me on July 9th 2011 0 Comments Solo

Malaysia is special place to me, having worked for a company with offices in Kuala Lumpur I have made some great friends over the years and along with that many wonderful memories. Apart from the obvious reasons of seeing my friends, overall Kuala Lumpur makes a great stop over city from Australia to Asia or …

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