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This City, That City

This is a list of cities I’ve visited.¬†Stay tuned, there’s more coming ūüôā Updated: 15 Sep 2017 Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Hobart, Launceston, Canberra, Wollongong Sri Lanka: Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Hikkaduwa, Ella, Anuradhapura, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Matale, Gampola, Nuwara Eliya Nepal: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Sarangkot, Tansen, Bandipur, Patan, Bhaktapur, Lumbini New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch,

Waterfall and a lost phone

For those who live in Sydney, Wentworth Falls sounds like yet another trip to the blue mountains. Yes, it does usually involved a 2 hour drive to the mountains usually with a lot of traffic (yes, it is very popular and beautiful). For those who doesn’t know, this may be a good starting point or

Zig Zag Motel, Lithgow: Review

Hotel:¬†Zig Zag Motel Where:¬†Lithgow, NSW Australia Room Type:¬†Standard Double When: March, 2016 Booked¬†direct with the hotel This is a very good motel to base yourself if you want to explore the Lithgow and the surrounding region. A¬†minute’s drive from the town, is it located in a suburban area and next to the main rd but

I heart Hartley

Hartley is a historical village in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. It belongs to the City of Lithgow local government area and located about 127 km west of Sydney city. It is in between Lithgow and Mount Victoria on the great western highway. Once a major administrative centre, it has declined its status

Game of (Post)cards

Since taking a turn to travel more, I have taken the habit of sending postcards to my mother who lives in Sri Lanka. In my opinion, receiving a postcard from someone overseas gives the excitement the traveller is going through, and as a result I think my mother get to experience my experiences. She loves to

To Afghan or not?

Visiting Afghanistan is an illusion for most travellers. That distant, war-torn country with its fair share of beautiful places to admire and the food to enjoy. So what if you can’t take a long journey to visit this country but somehow try to get a piece of it? Well, food can give you some of

Things I like to do when I travel

My trips, whether they be domestic or overseas tend to be shorter stays. I generally plan a lot ahead and look for good deals and book about 6 months in advance. Domestic travel wraps around a weekend and public holidays so generally 3-5 days in length. Generally as a result of my leave schedules and


Taking the longer route back to Adelaide city was delight. It was much calmer and much more scenic than the route we took to get to Barossa valley. On the way, we came across this little town that was founded in 1840’s and it was much better than the main town (Nuriootpa; gosh, I wonder