Monthly Archives: April 2011

Great Barrier Reef – Hamilton Island

One of the many Whitsunday islands that make the Great Barrier Reef it’s home is Hamilton Island.  This beautiful little island is known for its coral reefs, blue waters, beaches, wildlife and lots of activities – it  has it’s own little  mini town with restaurants, stores, golfing facilities and even a Yacht Club.If you don’t want to Continue Reading »

Movie Magic! Universal Studios, Hollywood California

As soon as you get in, it’s all about movie and tv magic! Riding through tv & movie sets – anywhere from Desperate Housewives’ Wisteria Lane to the Bates Hotel in the Psycho movie. Are you a car-lover? you can check out the famous cars featured in movies like ‘Back to the Future’ or ‘Fast and the Continue Reading »

Sydney ~ Australia’s “largest” city!

 The building in the picture is too iconic for anyone to not know what it is or where it’s located. Yes, you’re right, it’s the Sydney Opera House…located in Australia’s largest city – Sydney!  Now, most people who don’t live in Australia will most likely know of Sydney if nothing else about Australia.  I would describe Continue Reading »

Suburban Living ~ San Diego, California

If you’re ever in California (or moreso LA) and feel like taking a break from the big city – San Diego is only a few hours drive from Los Angeles. It’s a smaller…more modern (and cleaner)…very ‘suburban’ like city located on the coast of Southern California, so the Pacific Ocean is pretty closeby for all those water Continue Reading »

Villages, Traditions & Rarely Explored by Tourists – Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is one of those places that isn’t often explored by tourists.  For those who don’t know, this small island nation is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, and just north of Australia.  The reason why I was here is because my parents lived here for a while back in the day and Continue Reading »

Whitsunday beauty! Great Barrier Reef ~ Heron Island

Who wouldn’t want to stay, eat and play on one of the 7 Wonders of the World (the Great Barrier Reef)? Heron Island, one of Australia’s many islands situated off the Queensland coast happens to make this great Australian icon it’s home (and what a great spot it is).This tiny little island is surrounded by Continue Reading »

Lots of natural beauty, and sheep! ~ New Zealand

My most recent trip to New Zealand included visits to Auckland and Rotorua. In Auckland, I managed to experience first hand at 328 metres high, the views of the city from Auckland’s Sky Tower Walk (the highest man-made structure in New Zealand). I’ll be the first to admit that it was a little scary up there, Continue Reading »

The city that never sleeps – New York City!

If you’ve never been to New York city, I believe it’s one place that should be on your bucket list of places to visit. I fell in love with this city many years ago and it seems like, if you’re looking for something – you’re almost bound to find it here (this place seems to Continue Reading »

South Pacific Paradise ~ The Cook Islands

We all want that tropical getaway every once in a while. But if you’re looking for a tropical ‘romantic’ getaway or a little bit of private time on a secluded and tranquil island, then I think the Cook Islands (one of South Pacific’s hidden little treasures) is what you’re looking for. Not to say that it’s Continue Reading »