Day 1 of our 42-day road trip around the North Island of New Zealand started off at Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel. We got a morning flight to Wellington, New Zealand where we arrived mid-afternoon. We picked up our hire car from Jucy Rentals and went to The Hop Garden for lunch. Finally, we made our
Heading off on Radiance of the Seas from Sydney to Honolulu in Hawaii or the reverse is usually between 17 and 19 days of cruising. When you are headed off for that long, it can be hard to gauge what’s a good deal to book beforehand, so I thought I’d share what the daily deals
When I visited Canberra recently, I decided to go via bus instead of driving myself. and both offer express services that run from Sydney’s Central Station to Canberra’s Jolimont Centre Bus Terminal via the Sydney Airport and back. These services are meant to be three hours and thirty minutes, about the same time as driving
It’s Christmas Eve, and that means tomorrow is Christmas! Looking back over the year, there are so many things that have made this year a challenge. Things that are painful, things that are stressful and things that are just frustrating. The year started out with news, both good and bad. My sister was in Australia
On board Dawn Princess in October 2015, cruising from Sydney to Hobart via Burnie and Port Arthur and back again we got to watch an ice carving demonstration by the ships resident ice carver. Check it out as he carves a blue marlin out of a chunk of ice.
So we’ve booked a 6-night cruise with Princess cruises in October from Sydney to Tasmania and back. A few days later we were looking at our itinerary and noticed that it departs from the , not Darling Harbour. Interesting, we didn’t know there was another cruise terminal, but that said we went to the Sydney
After being very impressed with the delivery time and the fantastic flavour of the butter chicken we ordered from Pind Indian Restaurant the first time we got dinner delivered from there, we decided to go back. We were originally going to go back on Monday, but it turned out they are closed on Monday’s so we
I got some treats from Zumbo’s at the Star Casino for my birthday this year. Here’s what I thought about them!
We have eaten at Blu Water Grill before, but last night we decided to give their tapas a go for something different. One of the reasons we decided to give this a try is because we find that if we eat a main each here, we generally don’t have room for dessert, and today we
We finally got to go on holidays at last! We went to New Zealand’s South Island to do some of the things we did on our honeymoon that we really enjoyed, and to do some of the things we missed out on doing while we were on our honeymoon.