Top 5 Cities For Night Views

I was browsing in a camera shop tonight and got thinking about taking photos at night. I suddenly realised that of all the outdoor photos I have uploaded on here, about 95% of them are daytime! So here’s 5 of my favourite cities by night, for views. The thing about night photos is they need Read more about Top 5 Cities For Night Views[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Hotels Have Hearts – My Posh Night Out In Sydney, Australia

Within a year of living in the land down under, I felt very settled there. None more so than when I got an invite to a posh Gala Dinner at the Sydney Hilton. One thing though – I was a cheap traveller without a suit to wear, just one day beforehand! I had a day Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Hotels Have Hearts – My Posh Night Out In Sydney, Australia[…]

Good Friday at Mount Druitt, Australia: Sunset, Barbecue, Drinks at Pauls…

Good Friday 2011 came round and having been working about 6 shifts a week for the last few months, I found myself with a lucky Good Friday off. In fact it was probably the only Friday I ever had off work at PJ Gallagher’s Irish Pub in Parramatta. I’d need to check but I’d be Read more about Good Friday at Mount Druitt, Australia: Sunset, Barbecue, Drinks at Pauls…[…]

Visiting Macquarie University in Australia: Throwback To My Student Days

Just last month I went to Macquarie University, on the western edge of Sydney. I had a day off work, and my flatmate Rebecca was still a student at the time – studying at this massive University – Macquarie University. It was a blast from the past and a throwback to my days at University Read more about Visiting Macquarie University in Australia: Throwback To My Student Days[…]

“The Last Plane Out of Sydney’s Almost Gone, And In Seven Flying Hours I’ll Be Landing in Hong Kong” *

The above quote, the headline, the lyric and the song was something which I first discovered on arrival in Australia, “the land down under” back in October 2009. Seems a lifetime ago now. The lyric comes from the Jimmy Barnes/Cold Chisel hit song “Khe Sahn”, a song which will forever remind me of my time Read more about “The Last Plane Out of Sydney’s Almost Gone, And In Seven Flying Hours I’ll Be Landing in Hong Kong” *[…]

“It’s really got me worried, I’m going nowhere and I’m in a hurry…you know the last plane out of Sydney’s almost gone” *

I probably couldn’t have left Sydney in any worse a state, but in many ways I was better off for it. Thanks to Hannah Wicks I got a lift home to my flat in Parramatta around midnight, with my flight in 10 hours time, I was feeling a wee bit worse for wear, but had Read more about “It’s really got me worried, I’m going nowhere and I’m in a hurry…you know the last plane out of Sydney’s almost gone” *[…]

Goodnight Parramatta, It Was Sheer Bliss, We’ll Meet Again *

Goodnight Parramatta – internet in New Zealand is shit so photos and videos are banned sorry… I had been so busy, I just about had it all sorted for leaving Parramatta for a 108 day stint globetrotting again – this time I would be entering three new continents, to finish off visiting all seven continents. Read more about Goodnight Parramatta, It Was Sheer Bliss, We’ll Meet Again *[…]

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