Four Corners of the World…

Christmas Traditions…

Christmas Traditions…

Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! It doesn’t show signs of stopping, And I’ve bought some corn for popping, The lights are turned way down low,... read more
Anaheim – A Home Away From Home

Anaheim – A Home Away From Home

Honestly, I squealed the moment I entered our accommodation at Anaheim, about 1 hour drive out of Los Angeles. Why? Because right there before me, was a washing machine AND a dryer. I know, I know… Anaheim is the home of Disneyland. But having gone to all the... read more
Stop! Let Me Out NOW!!!

Stop! Let Me Out NOW!!!

 Walk of Fame This was the first thing we looked for as soon as we emerged from the underground train station. The map pointed us to take a left, so off to the left we went. We started taking photos of the star tiles of famous people we know; Arnold Schwarzenegger,... read more
Last Stop: Los Angeles

Last Stop: Los Angeles

Much as my husband and I loved travelling, four-and-a-half weeks of living out of suitcases and being crammed in hotel rooms at least one-eighth the size of our house had finally taken its toll that by the time we reached LA, we were running very low on fuel. LA was a... read more
Casino Hopping In Las Vegas

Casino Hopping In Las Vegas

Up until this point, my reference of a glamorous casino was Crown Casino in Melbourne; one I had frequented often, and loved, not because of the roulette tables and pokies machines (though I do hang around the gambling floor a bit, too!), but because for starters, the... read more

Two Worlds, Less Than A Day!

From the grandeur of The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel… For our last two nights in New York, my darling husband generously put us up in The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel. Even by browsing through their website, we were treated to a sense of luxury like no other. Having stayed... read more
Temperature Drop

Temperature Drop

During our last week in the Big Apple, the weather from day to day fluctuated greatly. We had a few days of continuous rain, cooling the ninety-degree heat we had had throughout the week prior and fogging up Empire State Building normally visible from our hotel... read more
The Green Lady From Every Angle

The Green Lady From Every Angle

On the day a bridge fire broke out in Harlem and all Metro north trains to and from Grand Central was suspended for three hours, we decided to travel in the opposite direction and visited another landmark; one that had been branded as an icon of freedom – Statue... read more

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