Sandalwood Luxury Villas, Koh Samui

I had booked a few nights on the island of Koh Samui for Dk's last few days in his twenties. Koh Samui is a little tropical island off Thailand, it resembles a seaside town with one 51km long circular road wrapping around the island and calm blue waters from as far as the eye can see. The terrain is hilly and the jungle is green and lush. There are stunning ...

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Flor Patisserie Singapore

Duxton Hill is in the Tanjong Pagar district of Singapore, it is a lovely area to walk through with many of the maintained and restored terrace homes creating a charmful part of Singapore. Duxton Hill is refreshing compared to the likes of Marina Bay Sands, we definitely felt like we were in Singapore at Duxton Hill. Many office workers flock to the area during lunch time as the business district is nearby, this is the best ...

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Restaurant Cafe in De Waag

Restaurant Cafe In De Waag is located at  Nieuwmarkt Square in the Oude Zijde (which means old side) district of Amsterdam. The mini castle lookalike was originally a gate for a  medieval village. The gate was built between 1425 and 1488, today it is a bustling cafe open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea, drinks and tea and coffee refreshments. The building is referred to as the Waag. Wireless internet is available ...

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BBakery, Singapore

B Bakery is located on Bussorah Street in the heart of what is know as Kampong Glam, a cultural district of Singapore. This area is what I consider to be a part of the 'real' Singapore far from the modernisation of Marina Bay there is a lot of culture and heritage contained in these little streets and lane ways. You might be wondering why Singapore has distinctive areas such as Chinatown, ...

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Leeuwin Concert 2012

I was so very lucky to be able to go to the Leeuwin Concert in Margaret River, as a corporate guest! Thank you to a few work colleagues cancelling at the last-minute. The Leeuwin Concert is a once a year event that has been running for 28 years. The concert is hosted at the beautiful Leeuwin Estate Winery and each year local, national and international artists descend to the town ...

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24 Hours in Kuala Lumpur + Malaysia Airlines

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 vice versa. Be it for 12 hours or 48 hours. On a recent visit to ...

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La Tour Eiffel

Our experience of La Tour Eiffel was not exactly what I was expecting. We visited it twice during our stay in Paris. The first was during the day where we were followed by hagglers trying to sell us china knock offs and scammers in the form of so called 'deaf girls'. Oh and the French army personal walking around with big guns was definitely not a romantic experience. We returned at ...

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Our first Airbnb Experience!

Having returned from two airbnb.com stays in Europe (Paris & Berlin) I am delighted to say I will be booking my next holiday through the airbnb website again. The concept of airbnb is brilliant and I believe it did shape our holiday experience. We booked and paid the funds 6 months before our departure on their easy to navigate website. The reviews, pictures and Google maps definitely helped us in making the final ...

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