A bird’s eye view of Melbourne from Eureka Skydeck 88

A bird's eye view from Eureka Skydeck 88

Ever wondered how it would feel like to be on the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere? If you are visiting Melbourne, you’re in luck because this is where the platform is! I make it a point to find a panoramic viewpoint at every place I go to, and in Melbourne, Eureka Skydeck 88 is that viewpoint I’ve found. With a viewing terrace of almost 300m high, Eureka Skydeck…

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Train travelling with NSW Trainlink Backtracker Pass

Train travelling with NSW Trainlink Backtracker Pass

Taking domestic flights within Australia seems to be the de-facto option for travellers these days. After all, it is the only way to get from Sydney to Melbourne or Brisbane in under 2 hours. Buses or trains will take at least 12 hours or more and are clearly not suitable for travellers with a tight schedule. But… what if you’re a solo traveller that needs the flexibility in making next-day…

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An Oz Whale Watching experience in Sydney

Whale watching in Sydney with Oz Whale Watching

What is a trip to Australia without checking out some of its brilliant wildlife? While wildlife parks on land are aplenty, chances to spot marine wildlife are less readily available. This is especially so if you want to watch whales in their natural habitat – you would have to join a whale-watching cruise most certainly. Luckily in Sydney, there are a few whale-watching tours available and I’m glad I made…

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Climbing to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge

Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

I’m sure we’ve heard about Sydney Harbour Bridge and how it is an iconic symbol of Sydney. But have you ever thought about CLIMBING it? It seemed like a far-fetched idea when I was in Sydney a few years back. However, in this recent trip, I was certain I wasn’t just going to view the bridge again from afar like any other person. I’m definitely climbing up the bridge this time….

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A short stop at metropolitan Düsseldorf

A short stop at metropolitan Düsseldorf

Capital of fashion. International business and financial centre. One of Germany’s wealthiest cities. Having been conferred all these titles, Düsseldorf certainly seems like an attractive place to be living the high life. But as a city worth exploring and travelling to? Nah, I don’t think so. Just after half a day upon arrival, my friend, J, and I was starting to sense a tinge of boredom. We spent the late…

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Day 2 in Alishan: Yushan National Park and Alishan Forest Recreation Area

Day 2 in Alishan: Yushan and Alishan Forest Recreation Area

I’m not sure if its the early nights that we had, or if vacationing in Alishan is simply revitalising. Even though our second day was an early and long one, it didn’t seem like a chore at all to be waking up at 7am! After a simple but heartwarming breakfast, Charlies brought us out on another day of nature-filled sightseeing. For the first half of the day, we drove around…

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