Archive | September, 2012

Schoenbrunn Palace

Schoenbrunn Palace is one of Austria’s most visited sights and located just a short train journey from the center of Vienna. With an amazing 1,441 rooms and an expansive garden that includes a Zoo and Maze it was a great little side trip after having enjoyed several days sampling Vienna in the summer. I could have spent all day just enjoying the summer sun and soaking up the atmosphere of […]


Anzac Day at Gallipoli, Turkey

Anzac Day… one of the most solemn days for any Australian or New Zealander as we stop to remember our fallen soldiers at Gallipoli in Turkey during the First World War. The battle at Gallipoli lasted some 8 months between the Anzacs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) and the Turkish Ottoman’s who were allied with Germany at the time. On just the Australian side over 8000 lives were lost […]


Great Ocean Road – London Arch

The Great Ocean Road makes for amazing driving as you struggle to keep your eyes on the road and take in the view. Stretching some 243 kilometers along the victorian coastline it is littered with photo opportunities to take your breath away. Perhaps one of the more popular stops along the Great Ocean Road is the London Arch, formerly London Bridge before its freak collapse on the 15th of January […]


My First Visit To America – South Beach Living

There is a lot to say about my visit to America but it’s always best to start at the beginning. So here I am having arrived in Miami flying first class with Virgin Atlantic and heading to South Beach in Miami riding on the wheels of a sweet sweet Mustang. Passing street signs, roads and shops all with that typical American look to them was a weird feeling, as if […]