Wanderlust @41 – the Magical Christmas Market in Budapest

“Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.” – Karen Gibbs Christmas is magical for kids, but it can be too for adults. As some of you may not know, Christmas in Melbourne is summer and because it is warm, I can’t get into the spirit of the season. I…

PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019-WEEK 13

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West This is the Convent Gallery in Daylesford, about an hour and a half drive from Melbourne.  It is nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, over-looking Daylesford. The Convent boasts expansive views of the countryside and township below. In…

Flower of the Day FOTD – March 31, 2019 – Statice

“In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.” – Okakura Kakuzo Statice flowers are long-lasting annuals with sturdy stems and compact, colorful blooms with papery texture. Statice cut flowers are long lasting in the vase, whether fresh or dried. This is for Cee’s FOTD Challenge

A drive to the Twelve Apostles in Australia – Wanderlust @40

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” Unknown It’s a long drive from Melbourne to the Twelve Apostles in Port Campbell (about 4 and a half hours). But it’s no big deal when the drive is on a winding shoreline full of majestic views…

Wanderlust @39 – Walking through the Geelong Waterfront Bollards

“I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it.” – unknown Do you know what Bollards are? These are usually used for protection and security…but let me introduce you to the cute bollards of Geelong. Geelong is a city, southwest of Melbourne and once…

Open the Door to the North of the Philippines!

“Open the door… it may lead you some place you never expected … This is Vigan, a province in the northern part of the Philippines. It is known for its preserved Spanish-era streets. Vigan is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This horse and carriage (karitela) can be used as transportation for locals…

Amazing find in the Castle District of Budapest – Wanderlust @38

“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece”— Claude Monet Walking around Budapest, one wet and cold day, I and my hubby happened to pass by this gallery called the Koller Galleria. When we entered the gallery, we went straight back out the back door because we saw this gorgeous manicured garden with the walls covered…

Wordless Wednesday

“Sometimes you don’t have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.” -Disha Patani This is Lake Pandin in San Pablo, Laguna in the Philippines and this shot was taken in the summer of 2017. It’s always nice to go back home to family and friends. Especially if the view is as beautiful as this. Lake…

Come…walk with me through the streets of Budapest.- Wanderlust @36

“The best dreams happen when you’re awake.”– Cherie Gilderbloom You’ll be surprised with the number of Monuments, Statues and Streetart all around the streets of Budapest. But if you’re like me and my husband, every time we look for a place in google maps, we get lost. Why is it that my kids can find…