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…

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…

Welcome to Sydney: a review of Sydney Harbour YHA

The Sydney Harbour YHA is the perfect introduction to this sprawling city. I only stayed for a night, but I would have happily stayed for many more if I didn’t have a friend who offered up her room for free while she’s vacationing in Thailand for a few weeks. Here’s my round-up on one of […]

February 21, 2011 Continue reading…

What I Learned While Learning to Surf

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Brooke Schoenman of WhyGo Australia gets us all in the Australia mindset with a great post on learning to surf the Gold Coast. While I learned to surf in Maui, perhaps I’ll add practicing on the Gold Coast to the bucket list? If you’re interested in guest posting, please contact me! Australia most certainly can’t […]

January 25, 2011 Continue reading…

The Australia bucket list

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I’ve got a one-way ticket to Sydney, a place to crash the first few nights, a valid Working Holiday Visa and not much else. I understand the value of planning ahead, but sometimes, you just have to see where the wind blows you. Even though things are very open-ended at the moment, there are still a […]

January 20, 2011 Continue reading…

The down under edition

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While cleaning out my inbox a few days ago, I found an email from January 2010 where my dad innocently inquired what the heck I was doing with my life. This was my response:

December 6, 2010 Continue reading…