Coastal Roadtrips: Cabarita Beach


He started with, “Forty years ago, none of these houses were here.”

Then he paused, like he was lost in thought.

“I’d park the car here, and sleep in the back. Next morning, we’d all wake around 6am and take our boards down the hill to the surf.”

There are still some doing this today.     Continue reading Coastal Roadtrips: Cabarita Beach


Umina: NSW Central Coast

Travel is not simply “business or pleasure” anymore. In fact, I don’t think it ever really was.


You have the standard motivations: travel for work or travel because you have the money to check out a place at your leisure. Then there are Family Trips– when you are using a holiday to visit family. Your level of enjoyment / relaxation is totally dependent on your relationship with family.

Somewhere in between is the travel you do for events – sporting, music, social. The type of travel where you are heading off to do something you love but it requires effort and work from you. Continue reading Umina: NSW Central Coast

Tourist In Your Own Town: Sydney, Australia

When visitors ask for a tour around your hometown, do you cringe? Or do you jump at the opportunity to show off your favourite haunts?

We recently told all family and friends to forgo buying presents and toys; visit us instead. A certain level of responsibility comes when inviting people like this – you have to know where to take them and what to share with them. Continue reading Tourist In Your Own Town: Sydney, Australia