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.   1. [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 Restaurants to visit in Queensland


There’s something enticingly raw about the great outdoors of Queensland. The sun seems to embrace rather than scorch, the ocean to soothe rather than rage. The sky seems bluer, the plants lusher, the flowers brighter. Life is good and I can just go for a run on a stretch of pristine beach or explore the [...]

10 Things to Do in Queensland


Queensland has everything. The climate, the rainforest, the reef and the beautiful mountain and tablelands. Here are 10 Great things to look out for and to do, when you are in Queensland. 1. Immerse yourself in Art the super talented Alick Tipoti The Canopy Artspace is a must not miss, print studio and exhibition space [...]

Workshop 1 – Hot Seats with Problogger, on Green Island


It’s not all play and no work! Here we are on Green Island, thanks to Great Adventures.. Before I get to go out and catch a spot of snuba, I first need to be in the HOT SEAT! Workshop 1: Hot Seats We have to introduce our blog for 3-4 minutes each. We had to [...]

The View From my Seat – The Great Barrier Reef


What a stroke of luck. The view from my seat, 5F, Qantas Airways, Brisbane to Cairns, turned out to be a spectacular one. Ah.. the aerial view of the great barrier reef could be viewed from the right side of the plane, but not the left! And of course, having a window seat helps. Corals [...]