Wanderlust… when Budapest turns to Gold

“BUDAPEST… IS IN fact almost LUDICROUSLY beautiful.” – Anthony Bourdain The iconic Parliament of Budapest taken during the Night River cruise. Water Water Everywhere A trip to Budapest won’t be complete without having an Evening River Cruise. It is a wonderful discovery of how Budapest looks like at night and it is spectacular. It is…

Greetings from My Garden

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” – Ruth Stout It was such a windy spring day so I didn’t even go out for my walk as I am afraid of catching hay fever. But it seems that I don’t even have to go far…

Garden of Purple

“ The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy. It’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn In the past years, these Bluebells came at winter time. But it is Spring now and mid September, these pretty flowers are in full bloom in my front garden. FOTD Please click on the…

Wandering in Whitespace

“Whitespace is like air: it is necessary for design to breathe.” – Wojceiech Zielinski  “Ladies and gentlemen, Fasten your seatbelts!” Oh wow….those words made me smile. I am awaiting with bated breath when that next flight will be. It has been a long time since my last checkin on an airport, the last time I…

The Hills of the Highlands

“Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands forever I love.” – Robert Burns   A few hours drive to escape the busy Glasgow and Edinburgh scenario. That is what we did with my cousins, who took us on a Road trip to the Highlands.   It is bittersweet memories for me…

Age is a Work of Art

“Youth is a gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” – Stanislaw Lec Several times have I been to this place but everytime I discover something new…something that surprises me …. and something that touches my heart. Daylesford is a country town just about an hour away from Melbourne but you can…

“Are We There Yet?”

“Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: No Donkey: Are we there yet? Fiona: No not yet Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: Yes Donkey: Really? Shrek: NO!!!” It has been more or less five months since the start of the pandemic and boredom is creeping in fast. People have been thinking of more and more…

Here Comes the Sun…

“Here comes the sun and I say…it’s all right.” – Beatles The sun can be shining brightly or it can be partly hidden, but we still know that it is there. For Amy’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge- Under the Sun “Let us live like flowers. Wild and beautiful. And drenched in sun.” – Ellen Everett…

Left, Right & Centre

“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Robert Wyland This is a place that my husband and I frequent during warmer days. Frankston Foreshore and Pier is located in Melbourne Southeast and is a spot that brings me joy and tranquility while listening to the splashing…

A Trip to Misty Tagaytay

“In nature, nothing is perfect And everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, Bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker A bit of back story for this Thursday Tree Love post. This tree can be found in Tagaytay which is located in a mountain ridge in Batangas (a province in the…

Squeaky Beach

“The sound of waves crashing on the shore is one of the most relaxing sound on earth.” – unknown This is Wilsons Promontory National Park or Wilsons Prom as it is usually called is located in the Southeast of Melbourne, Australia. It has a wide expanse of beach, coastal rocks, wildlife, walkways and trees. This…

Autumn’s Smile in Prague

“Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Bryant You may say that Prague is a beautiful place whatever the season. But when I went there in autumn of 2018, with its moody skies and its leaves of auburn, crimson, copper and gold, I automatically fell in love with the city from the very…