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Land of the Rising Fun: Kyoto and Nara Edition

When I thought about visiting Kyoto during the cherry blossom season  I imagined a peaceful, haiku-writing, kimono-sleeve-fluttering experience. However, in reality, its actually more raucous, like a hello kitty kegger. Kyoto is overflowing with crowds during April’s Sakura (Cherry Blossom) … Continue reading

Land of the Rising Fun: Tokyo Edition

If you know me even a little bit, you’ll know I have a raging ladyboner for everything floral.  So, when I decided to visit Japan, the trip was very deliberately timed  to coincide with cherry blossom season. Despite global warming’s … Continue reading

Playing with balls

Ball and pit. The words on their own strikes dread and fear in some people….  but add in a hyphen and you’ve got yourself a party. Well I love parties, so I’m going to present you with the answers to … Continue reading

Very very Bavaria

Ok, let’s get this travel series done, last installment, rip the bandaid off. It seems strange writing about summer in Bavaria when it probably looks like the inside of a shaken up snowglobe right about now but… the blog wants … Continue reading

Salty Salty Salzburg and Sourrounds

(Yep……….. I’m still going with this travel series even though the dust has well and truly settled on the trip………. just roll with it…….)     After the boozehaze of Sail Crotia lifted, we did Austria…. like a bosstria. This … Continue reading

But my Mum says I’m cool, Grey Poupon…

US ad agency, Crispin Porter & Bogusky, is pure awesome, deep fried and wrapped in bacon. In 2009, CP&B gave the world the Whopper Sacrifice campaign and challenged the pervading culture of amassing superficial facebook “friendships.” And now, they have … Continue reading

Mostar, Most definitely

After Sail Croatia, we visited the turkishly delightful Mostar. Mostar is in Bosnia Herzegovina and fifty or so kilometres inland from the Croatian coast. It’s only fifty kilometres but it might as well be on the other side of the … Continue reading

I Heart Hrvatska – Sail Croatia Edition

Today we travel back in time (not far don’t worry, we’re not going to step on a bug and change the course of history) to June, when I boarded a dinky little boat called the Maya at the Port of … Continue reading

I Heart Hrvatska – Plitvice Edition

We said a teary-eyed and bleary-eyed goodbye to Zagreb (it was 4am) and with our friends in tow, began to make our way across Croatia to Split on the bus.   Next time! The big one… SAIL CROATIA.  

I Heart Hrvatska – Zagreb Edition

I bring you a belated part 2 chronicling how my specialmanfriend and I  got our wander on across Germany, Croatia, Bosnia and Austria. We say “auf wieder-something” to Berlin…  and “ne govorim hrvatski” (I don’t speak Croatian) to Zagreb, Croatia. Zagreb … Continue reading

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