Posts Tagged with: Holiday

Photo Diary: French Alps in Chamonix

Posted in - Europe & France & Travelling Me on March 6th 2016 0 Comments French-alps-travel-blog-2

The French Alps were magical and terrifying at the same time. Fortunate for us, we were whisked up to the tops of the mountains via modern and safe cable cars/ gondolas. This post is a couple of photos I snapped in France accompanied by some mountain and climbing quotes.

Mountains are the beginning and the end …

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The saddest photo I took in Berlin, with a courageous story behind it

Posted in - Europe & Germany on December 24th 2015 0 Comments German-Resistance-Memorial-and-Museum

The saddest photo I took in Berlin was this photo, of a courtyard. Really, a quaint looking cobblestone courtyard you may ask? It’s the story of tragedy and courage that gives me that ‘lump in the throat feeling’……

During the World Wars, WWII more specifically, the building around the courtyard ‘Bendlerblock’, was used by the military …

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Camping at Sandy Cape Western Australia

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Day trips from Perth & Featured & Microadventure Perth & Travelling Me & western australia on November 16th 2015 1 Comments Look-out

With no work scheduled for the weekend and wanting the feeling of disconnection from the daily grind, we packed up the car, leaving the cat with a big bowl of biscuits and headed North of Perth to camp on the beach for the night. 

Jurien Bay is the furtherest north we’ve been, so it was a bit …

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Tokyo is a must see destination!

Posted in - Asia & Japan on October 17th 2015 4 Comments Cherry-Blossom-Street-tree

Jumping into a 5 night stay in Tokyo following a ski trip in the mountains, our Japan trip was full on to say the least! An explosion of new experiences and culinary sensations. Oh and an overload of cuteness, especially in Tokyo. Our eyes were wide open the entire time and the following phrases became …

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Day 2; Karta Barnu to Manjimup

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & Perth, Australia & South West & Travelling Me & western australia on September 3rd 2015 4 Comments Camping

This morning I woke with the sun and excitably poked my head out of the tent reminding myself where I was –  in the middle of the forest in Western Australia’s south west. It was quiet and not even a stir from the birds. I walked around briefly snapping a couple of photos of the …

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Munda Biddi here we come!

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & Travelling Me & western australia on August 17th 2015 3 Comments Camping-preparation

Tomorrow morning we leave on a short trip down south for mountain biking along the Munda Biddi track around Donnelly River and Manjimup. I am super excited but at the same time I’m not sure what to expect. I am looking forward to being ‘out of range’, gazing up at the stars at night and …

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A-Z Guidebook – Cherry Blossoms

Posted in - Asia & Japan & Travelling Me on August 16th 2015 3 Comments Cherry-Blossom-Flowers

There is much anticipation in Japan just before the Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) Festival. Japanese and international travellers take part in Hanami, an annual tradition of viewing the blooming of the cherry blossom flowers. While we were in Nozawa Onsen, the sushi master of one of the local restaurants eagerly gave us a run down of …

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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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