March 2011

Coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee

The coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee is a fabulous way to get a bit of exercise with a gorgeous backdrop. As usual, I’m glad I packed both my umbrella and my sunglasses: stormy skies closed down the beaches, but the sun was shining by the time I ended.

March 7, 2011 Continue reading…

Share the Moorea love

Today’s photo was contributed by Tonya of Hidden Travel Treasures. Two years ago she was lucky enough to go on a cruise in Tahiti with her parents and her then-boyfriend (he proposed to her there!). Every morning on the cruise, they would wake up at a new island. On this morning, they woke up, got our […]

March 5, 2011 Continue reading…

The challenge: do something alone

As a solo traveler, I have no problem doing things alone. It kind of comes with the territory. This week, I went to a play at the Sydney Opera House by myself—and kind of forgot that’s weird until I saw the booking agent’s face when I remarked that I only needed one. But I noticed a […]

March 3, 2011 Continue reading…

Postcard from Bronte Beach

Bronte Beach quickly became my beach of choice, being named after one of my favorite authors and also being host to the oldest surf live-saving club in the world. Thus, I feel perfectly inspired to read my book and quite safe if I do decide to dip my toes in the sparkling water.

March 2, 2011 Continue reading…