Category Archives: Australia

The Koala Hospital

As it starts to snow like a cold powdery dream in the US, Australia is burning. It’s not even summer and the temperatures have reached 49.6 degrees or 121.28 this year. (The hottest day on record ever is 50.7 or

The Koala Hospital

As it starts to snow like a cold powdery dream in the US, Australia is burning. It’s not even summer and the temperatures have reached 49.6 degrees or 121.28 this year. (The hottest day on record ever is 50.7 or

Five Iconic Sydney Beaches

Summer has well and truly arrived in Australia with temperatures reaching a record breaking 50 degrees (126!). As the temperature rises, girls walk around with bikini’s so small side boob becomes a terrible fashionable accessory, and the men wear short

Five Iconic Sydney Beaches

Summer has well and truly arrived in Australia with temperatures reaching a record breaking 50 degrees (126!). As the temperature rises, girls walk around with bikini’s so small side boob becomes a terrible fashionable accessory, and the men wear short

An Engaging Christmas..

In 100 degree weather with prawns, fresh salads, mangoes, cherries, peaches, fresh ham, pork and Pavlova spread out on table by the lake or ocean; flies buzzing around, every one drinking a cold beer, the air smelling like BBQ smoke and

An Engaging Christmas..

In 100 degree weather with prawns, fresh salads, mangoes, cherries, peaches, fresh ham, pork and Pavlova spread out on table by the lake or ocean; flies buzzing around, every one drinking a cold beer, the air smelling like BBQ smoke and

It’s Rock. Ayers Rock.

It’s officially summer in Australia –  yay for scorching hot days, sunburns and mosquitos. (Next Saturday will be 98.6. I think I’ll be packing for snowy Pennsylvania in the air con!) To celebrate surviving one more year melanoma free, here is

It’s Rock. Ayers Rock.

It’s officially summer in Australia –  yay for scorching hot days, sunburns and mosquitos. (Next Saturday will be 98.6. I think I’ll be packing for snowy Pennsylvania in the air con!) To celebrate surviving one more year melanoma free, here is

Newcastle, Australia: A Beautiful Place to be Murdered.

Travel to Newcastle Australia The city I grew up in is apparently Australia’s most underrated city and one of the top ten cities to visit in 2011 according to Lonely Planet. (So now it’s 2012, don’t bother?) I find it

Newcastle, Australia: A Beautiful Place to be Murdered.

Travel to Newcastle Australia The city I grew up in is apparently Australia’s most underrated city and one of the top ten cities to visit in 2011 according to Lonely Planet. (So now it’s 2012, don’t bother?) I find it

Waxing Lyrical: Madame Tussaud’s in Sydney, Australia.

I’ve boycotted every Madame Tussaud establishment around the world – it’s not really my thing, standing around with tourists all day gettingthisclose to a wax figure of a celebrity I can’t remember- but recently I visited the two month old

Waxing Lyrical: Madame Tussaud’s in Sydney, Australia.

I’ve boycotted every Madame Tussaud establishment around the world – it’s not really my thing, standing around with tourists all day gettingthisclose to a wax figure of a celebrity I can’t remember- but recently I visited the two month old

A Backstage Pass to the Sydney Opera House

“To me it is a great joy to know how much the building is loved, by Australians in general and by Sydneysiders in particular” Jørn Utzon Sydney Opera House Tourism There are very few things that get me excited these

A Backstage Pass to the Sydney Opera House

“To me it is a great joy to know how much the building is loved, by Australians in general and by Sydneysiders in particular” Jørn Utzon Sydney Opera House Tourism There are very few things that get me excited these