Rio de Janeiro: An afternoon in Santa Teresa

Rio de Janeiro: An afternoon in Santa Teresa

After a day spent hitting the highlights of Rio de Janeiro, our next day started a little slower with a stroll along Ipanema Beach.         The thing I love (one of the things) about Rio de Janeiro is that on Sundays the streets along the main beaches are closed to traffic and […]

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Rio de Janeiro: A city tour

Rio de Janeiro: A city tour

  When my baby / When my baby smiles at me I go to Rio / De Janeiro   In the weeks leading up to our trip to Rio de Janeiro, all I could do was sing: Peter Allen’s lyrics popped into my head every time I thought about our impending trip, followed by The […]

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Bienvenidos a Buenos Aires!

Bienvenidos a Buenos Aires!

Why, hello there, it has been a while, hasn’t it? I have a pretty good excuse… I’ve moved countries! As I hinted in my last post, there is a new adventure ahead of me and it’s in Buenos Aires, Argentina!   My husband and I moved here just a little over two months ago, after […]

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PNG spotlight: The Mt Hagen market

PNG spotlight: The Mt Hagen market

If you’re ever standing at the baggage carousel at the domestic airport in Port Moresby, you may wonder why there are so many white copra bags going around and around. Filled to the brim, one after the other happy travellers pick them up and head out of the airport.   So what’s in the bags? […]

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A hectic year… with a fantastic end!

A hectic year… with a fantastic end!

It’s been a long while since I posted properly on this blog. 2014 was one hectic year.   Work saw me chained to a desk for most of the year – working on some pretty exciting projects, though! – and I’ve barely had the time to travel. And when we did travel (including a fantastic […]

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Fashion in the Pacific

Fashion in the Pacific

Think Papua New Guinea and I bet you’re not thinking fashion. But in August (yes, this post is WELL overdue) I was exposed to an amazing collection of fashion from across the Pacific. The event: the first ever Stella Magazine RUNWAY2014, a fashion show that highlighted many designers from Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and […]

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My first published article!

My first published article!

One of my goals has always been to get an article published and I’m thrilled to announce it’s finally happened! Here’s the article that I wrote for Paradise magazine, the in-flight magazine for Papua New Guinea’s national Airline, Air Niugini. I apologise that it’s not the final published pages, but you’ll get the drift  

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A quick trip to Malaysia

A quick trip to Malaysia

I was in Kuala Lumpur for work recently – and sadly, I barely got any time to take any photos. Here’s the only proof I have that I was there!    

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Go to Galle

Go to Galle

Galle wasn’t the top of my list of places to visit when we were in Sri Lanka. Not for any particular reason, I just wanted to head straight to the beaches for some much-needed R&R.   But I’m glad we went: it turned out to be one of my favourite places in Sri Lanka.   […]

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Bali sunsets

Bali sunsets

While I wasn’t all that impressed with Bali, I was in awe of the sunsets every night. Here are a few of my favourites.   Double Six Beach           Jimbaran Bay             Absolutely stunning.    

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