7 Lessons I Learned in Australia

AustraliaAustralia is one of those places which provides travelers unlimited options to complete items on their bucket list. I was able to accomplish ample items on my 2014 bucket list in Australia, while discovering magnificent views that helped me to discover new things about myself. Traveling to one of my dream turquoise destinations while checking off items on my bucket list is a dream come true. I lived the ultimate dream; taking a year off from my job was so rewarding and such a learning experience. If I put my mind to something I can do anything. I learned so much about myself and the world. Continue reading

Making a Sydney List, Checking it Twice

Manly

Manly

Nine days in Sydney, Australia is ample opportunity to see everything Sydney has to offer and more. There is so much to do and see in the areas surrounding Sydney as well, including unlimited stunning beaches. As a busy-bee traveler, I make sure I don’t miss any iconic sights (hopefully I didn’t). I made a list of all the places I wanted to see and I accomplished my list and more. There were a few places (beaches of course) I even had the opportunity to see twice. Each suburb, neighbourhood, and area of Sydney has a unique feel about it so I wanted to stop in each area to get the best taste of Sydney. Continue reading

360 Degree View of Turquoise in Sydney

Turquoise Thursday: Sydney, Australia

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The thing I like best about Australia are the endless 360 degree views of turquoise! This is definitely the place for me. There is no doubt in my mind that Australia was a brilliant move on my part. I’ve always dreamed of visiting Australia and it truly is everything I imagined, if not better than I imagined. With each destination that I visit, the views keep getting better and better. I often ask myself ‘can it really get any better than this?’. It does. I’m amazed by everything that I see. Continue reading

Walking Sydney

Sydney

After my perfect arrival and welcoming to Australia in Coogee Beach, the sun went away and the clouds came. Unfortunately, it rained and was cloudy for the first few days after I arrived. Instead of moping, I got off my bottom and got walking. I decided to explore the down town Sydney area by foot while saving the beaches for upcoming sunny days. Continue reading

Touring Sydney in a Valentine Red Ferrari

In honour of Valentines Day, I had the opportunity to tour Sydney, Australia in a red Ferrari. Although I couldn’t be with my love this Valentines Day, I took riding in a fierce red Ferrari as second best.

Red Ferrari

Red Ferrari

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First Stop in Australia: Coogee Beach

Turquoise Thursday: Coogee Beach, Australia

Coogee Beach

Coogee BeachAfter flying 15 hours from Los Angeles to Sydney I finally arrived in Australia after my long awaited planning. I lost an entire day flying to Australia and I am now a day ahead. I landed at 6:30 in the morning after flying all night. The excitement and exhilaration of landing in Australia got my heart pumping and adrenaline flowing. I was ready to go. The last thing on my mind was sleep even though my night in coach was far from satisfactory. The first place I wanted to go was none other than…the beach. Any beach. A beach. Period. Continue reading