Holiday Inn Old Sydney

Holiday Inn Old Sydney If you think of Sydney, Australia, as a purely summer time destination, you need to visit during the Vivid Festival in winter. At this time of year, Sydney transforms into a night time wonderland of crowded streets, light shows and displays, and street food. It’s crazy busy, and reminds me a […]

Beach Burrito Company Darlinghurst

Beach Burrito Company Darlinghurst Want to know the secret to giving an American a heart attack? Tell them the best Mexican you’ve ever had was in Australia. This exchange provided me with ongoing amusement when we lived in Canada and America. The sheer disbelief; their shaking heads, their raised eyebrows, their dropped jaws. The initial […]

Iku Wholefoods Sydney

Iku Wholefoods Sydney Recently, I read a travel blog post that nearly had me having a conniption. It said that Sydney had no vegan food. I nearly spat my tea out over my keyboard reading this. Not only does Sydney have prolific vegan options, it has some of the best vegan food I’ve had across […]

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah Did you know that some bower birds collect different pieces of poo to decorate their nest and try and woo their lady-loves? My father and sister gleefully told me this bower bird tid-bit after watching a David Attenborough documentary on these fascinating birds one day. There’s a bower bird that […]

Old Dubbo Gaol

Old Dubbo Gaol Humans are inherently drawn to the macabre. Whether it’s television shows that dissect bodies, horror movies with serial killers, or seeing old prisons where executions took place, most people love a dose of horror. A love of horror aside, I did extensive study during my law degree on the criminal justice system, so […]