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…

Water Everywhere

“As water reflects the face, so does one’s life reflects the heart.” – Proverb 27:19 There is stillness in the water and calmness in myself whenever I go and see my little friends during my morning walk. The chirping of the birds, the quacking of the ducks, the sun shining brightly, beautiful reflections on the…

Three Little Baby Swans in the Wetlands

“Mama loves babies Babies love and adore Mom Truly unique love.” – unknown Oh no…it’s starting to rain. It’s so good I had come back already from my walk to see these little cuties. At the start of the pandemic, there was only mum and dad with me whenI do my walks in the wetlands…

Palawan, A Tropical Paradise

“The ocean is a poem without words.” – unknown Palawan is a picture perfect island in the western tip of the Philippines. It is a tropical paradise which is home to sandy white beaches, limestone cliffs and the well renowned Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Famously known as the Puerto Princesa Underground River, it…

The Yarra River in Melbourne

“Hang In There Victoria.” About a quarter of a million Victorians will be stood down from their jobs or told to stay home from work, as entire industries across Melbourne are ordered to close to stop the spread of COVID-19 by midnight, Wednesday. That’s on top of the 500,000 people who are already working from…

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…

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…

Feeding the Pelicans

“Stand tall, stand proud. Know that you are unique and magnificent. You do not need the approval of others.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie 12 noon is feeding time for these tall pelicans on the shores of San Remo in Philip Island (in the southeast of Victoria, Australia). It is the time where one can stand…

It’s the 1st of July

“In our own mirror, we can see the truth of the soul.” – Andy Fox Time went by so fast and half of 2020 has already gone. All that we are hearing day in…day out is about Covid and to tell you the truth it is now starting to scare me. I am trying my…

I Want to Smile

“The love in our family flows strong and deep, leaving us memories to treasure and keep.”   October 2018 was when I turned 60 and this was also when Tim, my son, visited us for a few weeks. He is now living happily in London so these memories are very special and precious to me….