Australia

HTC Escapade Sydney – Watsons Bay

When Duglass (our Sydney guide) asked where I would like to go on that Sunday afternoon after sending off Alvin to the airport, I said I would just hang out where the locals go during the weekends. So she suggested having fish and chips and chill out at Watsons Bay.

We took a cab from […]

By |November 17th, 2011|Australia, Sydney|0 Comments

HTC Escapade Sydney – Sydney Fish Market

Don’t miss this Fish Market when you are in Sydney. It’s the world’s second largest seafood market in terms of variety outside of Japan’s Tsukiji fish market and the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Over 100 species of seafood are freshly harvested in both Australia and New Zealand each day. In […]

By |November 16th, 2011|Australia, Sydney|2 Comments

HTC Escapade Sydney – Hunter Valley

After all that adrenaline rush with sand dune quad biking, sandboarding, horse riding, paragliding, Harley Davidson ride and surfboarding in the past three days of our HTC EVO 3D Sydney Escapade, we headed to Hunter Valley for a relaxing day.
Hunter Valley Gardens Village
A 2-hour drive north from the bustling Sydney city centre will land […]

By |November 14th, 2011|Australia, Sydney|3 Comments

HTC EVO 3D Escapade to Sydney – Harley Ride & Surfing @ Bondi Beach

Located at a mere 7km east of the bustling Sydney city centre,  Bondi beach is a well-known venue for sea sports such as surfboard riding and swimming, sunbathing as well as beach volley. It hosted the 2000 Summer Olympics Beach Volleyball competition.
Sunrise @ Bondi
Together with Willy, Alvin and Duglass (our lovely Sydney guide), we […]

By |November 4th, 2011|Australia, Sydney|6 Comments

HTC EVO 3D escapade to Sydney – Horse Riding, Parasailing & Dolphin watching

After quad biking and sandboarding on the first day of our Sydney escapade with HTC EVO 3D, hosted by Destination New South Wales, we experienced horse riding along the pristine coastline in Port Stephens with Sahara Trails Horse Riding & Farmstays.

Horse Riding
My first horse riding experience was at the Singapore Zoo, the sit-and-pose shot […]

By |October 30th, 2011|Australia, Sydney|4 Comments

HTC EVO 3D escapade to Sydney – Sand Dune Adventures

I thought I would take a longer “travel” break after jetting from Singapore to Melbourne, and four days later to Israel, then 10 days later to China for another 10 days in September. But the travel bug was still lurking around so when I received an invitation to Sydney with HTC EVO 3D, hosted […]

By |October 28th, 2011|Australia, Sydney|5 Comments

Eureka Skydeck 88 – the highest in the Southern Hemisphere

I was standing on the highest public vantage point in the Southern hemisphere. At level 88 Eureka Tower, Skydeck 88 opens up the panoramic vistas of Melbourne and the surroundings. It’s a must-see attraction if you are in Melbourne. I went there during the day and night for different views of the city.

Touted as […]

By |October 6th, 2011|Australia, Melbourne|1 Comment

The Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles

Recently rated as the most livable city in the world, Melbourne is the gateway to the regional Victoria that offers a diverse attractions from the deserts, uninterrupted beaches, alpine ski resorts, ancient rainforests, great lakes, wildlife to one of the most classic tours of all – the Great Ocean Road, a 243 km stretch […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Australia, Great Ocean Road, Melbourne|8 Comments

Melbourne Street Art Tour

Melbourne is internationally known for its many forms of street art displayed on approved outdoor locations in the city. It was in the mid 2001 when the Melbourne street art scene proliferated. One of the well-known art studios – the Blender Studios – has been part of the Melbourne street movement from the beginning. […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Australia, Melbourne|3 Comments

Biking around Melbourne

Take a bike tour to explore the city of Melbourne. I did that. Together with Karen, Jerome, Qi Huang and Peter, we had a wonderful time cycling through the heart of Melbourne in the breeze. It wasn’t really physically taxing like I thought (lazy bum, yes!). Most of the paths are easy to ride […]

By |October 2nd, 2011|Australia, Melbourne|4 Comments