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Countdown to Halloween

Since September the kids keep asking me how much longer it takes until it is Halloween. But now pumpkin patch season is definitely here and the countdown is going. 340 more words

Expat Life

Weekend escape - something blue

I think it is an excellent idea to have a weekend escape from every ones in a while it may it be oh so small. It helps me see what a great place the world around me is and makes me appreciate the possibilities that are out there in our neighborhood close and far. 81 more words

Free Time

Carrington Falls

Carrington Falls are located just out of Robertson along Jamberoo Mountain Road. They are in Budderoo National Park, the same National Park as Minnamurra Rainforest. These are about an hour out of Wollongong. 141 more words


Palacio Barolo, Buenos Aires

A tour of Palacio Barolo is the best way to see the best view over the city of Buenos Aires. The lighthouse at the top is a vertigo-inducing marvel, well worth the narrow spiral staircase climb to the top. 239 more words

Cities & Culture

Cascade Falls

Cascades Rainforest Walk is located at the base of Macquarie Pass in the Macquarie Pass National Park. This is a half hour drive from Wollongong at the back of Albion Park. 141 more words


Fitzroy Falls

Fitzroy Falls are located in the Southern Highlands. It is just over one hour south of Wollongong. The Falls are found in the northern end of Morton National Park. 177 more words


Quick escapes from Madrid

The scorching summer continues here in Madrid, the 40+ degree heat lasts well into the evenings and a friend of mine likened the sporadic breeze to someone opening an oven. 1,384 more words