Melbourne Day Trip #2 – Gourmet Food Tour in Yarra Valley

24 hours earlier, we spent the day with Australia’s wildlife. Today, it’s time to indulge. We’ve heard only good things about Yarra Valley, known to many as Victoria’s premier wine region and weekend getaway destination. Besides wine and cheese, they’ve got lush, vibrant scenery. A feast for both your tummy and eyes! We decided to book a day tour this time, the Yarra Valley Gourmet Food Tour with Changi Recommends. … Continue reading Melbourne Day Trip #2 – Gourmet Food Tour in Yarra Valley

Melbourne Day Trip #1 – Moonlit Sanctuary and the Penguin Parade

There are lots of daytrips to be done from Melbourne. The wilderness is all around you! We did two daytrips while we were there; one self-drive and one via a tour. As you know, Australia’s home to many interesting animals, not found elsewhere in the world. A few examples are kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, dingos and wombats- pretty cool! I love visiting sanctuaries, more so than zoos, simply … Continue reading Melbourne Day Trip #1 – Moonlit Sanctuary and the Penguin Parade

Victoria, Australia Road Trip: Halls Gap & The Grampians (Part 2 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

It’s a long morning drive to Halls Gap from Warrnambool, approx. 3-4hours. We headed to the Tower Hill Reserve first, a drive-through reserve, though you’re free to park at the carpark and go for a stroll. Tower Hill Reserve Emus are common at the reserve,and this one got close to us, looking for handouts, but don’t feed them! To scare an emu away, we were … Continue reading Victoria, Australia Road Trip: Halls Gap & The Grampians (Part 2 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

Victoria, Australia Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road (Part 1 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

So we decided on Melbourne this time around because of the Great Ocean Road drive, plain and simple. I’ve heard it’s one of the best drives in the world and I love road trips – exploring a region, driving, getting lost, the works! We expanded the drive to take on the Great Southern Touring route, starting from Melbourne and basically driving in a loop around attractions … Continue reading Victoria, Australia Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road (Part 1 of the Great Southern Touring Route) – May 2017

Emirates A380 Business Class Review- May 2017

Hey guys! As those following me on Instagram may know, I had the opportunity to experience Business Class with Emirates during my trip to Australia in May, on the world’s largest airline passenger carrier; the A380, no less! The first question that pops into mind is: Is business class worth it? Let’s find out. Emirates’ A380 has a huge business class; a total of 76 … Continue reading Emirates A380 Business Class Review- May 2017

Xi’an Food Guide – Muslim Quarters

The final part of my China trip is beckoning, and this time it’s a photolog about food! If you’re in Xi’an, the Muslim quarters is the place to go for food and souvenirs. Everyone knows it, and the crowds get tremendous during dinner time. As the name imples, the Muslim quarter is the core of the Muslim community in Xi’an. I’m 100% confident they serve the best … Continue reading Xi’an Food Guide – Muslim Quarters

Visiting Xi’an – The Terracotta Army Mausoleum of Emperor Qin

As promised last week, this week I’ll be talking about what we were up to when we got back to Xi’an. For those unsure, Xi’an’s most popular attraction is the Terracotta Army Museum, sculptures depicting the armies of the Qin Dynasty’s Emperor, Qin Shi Huang. We left bright and early and headed towards the museum. It’s about 60-90mins’ drive away from Xi’an, and the easiest way to … Continue reading Visiting Xi’an – The Terracotta Army Mausoleum of Emperor Qin