Monthly Archives: August 2010

Everywhere you go.. there you are.

This weekend I did… Pretty much nothing! How absolutely wonderful. Friday I was felled by a severe migraine, and slept most of Saturday as well. When I finally roused myself, I realized I wanted to do nothing more than the … Continue reading

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How to Find the Southern Cross

I've drunk Starbucks coffee now in Boston, Manhattan, Nashville, Hong Kong and Sydney. The world can feel so "global" and offer such similar experiences everywhere that it's almost difficult to find something in a place that's truly unique to a … Continue reading

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Hunter Valley Winery Tour (or… I SAW A KANGAROO)

So this weekend, a coworker or mine INCREDIBLY graciously offered to spend her Sunday touring around with me. She gave me a whole list of options of things to do on a weekend tour including various animal parks, and other … Continue reading

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Back to Boston

So… the big news this weekend has nothing to do with my climbing the Harbour Bridge, the Hunter Valley winery tour I did on Sunday or even the Australian elections and the hung parliament here. The big news this weekend, … Continue reading

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

I'm on top of the WORLD!!!!!!! Ha! I totally did it. I totally climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge.* One day after my [redacted]th birthday and 2 days after the bridge's 80th birthday. I also randomly got paired up on the … Continue reading

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Bondi Beach!

I can't BELIEVE I haven't posted anything yet from my trip on Sunday to Bondi Beach aboard the oh-so-fab Bondi Explorer. I had 24 hours from the time I purchased the Sydney Explorer ticket, to also hop on the Bondi … Continue reading

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To Bridge Climb or Not to Bridge Climb?

Sydney Bridge Climb on my birthday weekend. What do we think? Insane? Or a must do? I mean. It's a birthday that ends in a substantial "9". Plus? It's the first-ever birthday I've had in Sydney. Like this:Like Loading…

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From Tennessee to Sydney

YA'LL MY BELOVED AUNT MARCIE SENT ME A BIRTHDAY CARD! From Paris Tennessee to Sydney Australia! (Which, according to Google Maps, are 15,734 miles apart.*) I opened the door to the apartment and out fluttered this pink envelope with a … Continue reading

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Wheels On the Bus…

When you travel alone for an extensive period of time, you learn a few things about yourself. Here's what I learned this weekend: I REALLY like cheesy tourist bus tours! The state tourism folks in Sydney have set up two … Continue reading

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Break room

Lalalalalala over here getting my tea. Ok. COFFEE. And… look out the window of the break room to see if it's raining or not… BOOM! Sydney FRIKKEN OPERA HOUSE. They keep it right THERE. In SYDNEY.  Like this:Like Loading…

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