Even as a Melbournian I loved this attraction as it gives you a different aspect of all those other Melbourne attractions you thought you knew. For the extra cost we did the Edge Experience and while it is a cool thing to do, it is probably not essential. I would suggest you go late afternoon so that you can see the city in daylight, stay a while and you can take in the night view and gain two different perspectives from the same view. Continue reading
There is much to explore and learn about the community of Pompei and the people who lived and died when their city was swallowed in ash and soot without warning, following an eruption by Mt Vesuvius in AD 79, leaving the town in a perpetual frozen moment.
Pompei is fascinating and arranging a guide during your visit will enable you to get the most from your Pompei experience, with many tours available ranging from 1 to 6 hours, conducted by local, knowledgeable people. Continue reading
The Irish are a funny bunch aren’t they?
Of course I don’t mean funny “weird” but funny “amusing”. I love the Irish – as most Australians love the Irish.
After all, who doesn’t love the Irish, well, apart from the Irish, which leads me to mention the vibrant political wall murals that dot the landscape on the streets of West Belfast.
I am lost in the the Souks of Marrakesh, Morocco. The Souks are the markets or bazaars of Marrakesh, spread out over a maze of narrow passageways and alleys in the Medina (the historic district of the city).
Having arrived in Marrakesh only a couple of hours earlier I have brought with me a child like enthusiasm and thirst for exploring all that such an exciting destination such as Marrakesh has to offer.
With one picture of this landmark, most people will instantly recognise the location… yes, it is the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Continue reading
Once upon a time I went to London and while in London I went on the London Eye. It was and still is one of London’s most prominent landmarks and is basically a big (443 feet tall) ferris wheel.
Climbing Mount Kinabalu is a feat that Alex and I successfully achieved over two days (including an overnight stay at Laban Rata). We did pay for a guide although we did carry our own gear. Continue reading