Not many zoos in the world are as unique as Taronga Zoo.  Located only 12 minutes from Sydney City, Taronga Zoo is best approached by ferry where the sweeping views of the Sydney Harbour are astounding.In fact, Taronga Zoo is one of the best places to view the Sydney...
Today marked the day where we would board the Golden Princess for our 14 days’ cruise to and around New Zealand.   It was with great excitement as we checked out of the Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel, and hailed for a cab that would bring us to the Overseas Passenger...
In recent years, Tommy and I have made more frequent use of airport hotels for our travel needs.  It was mostly a strategic move, and one where the primary objective was to cut down on that travel budget without compromising too much on convenience and comfort.This time round, we...
The Carrington Hotel is one of the oldest buildings in the Blue Mountains, with a long history dating back to 1882, where it was popular even back then as a mountain retreat.  Originally named as ‘The Great Western’ when it first opened its doors in 1882, it was renamed...
If you are looking for ambience and a place to chill out and relax, the Chinese Noodle Restaurant (北方拉面馆) is hardly the place for it.The Chinese Noodle Restaurant may call themselves a restaurant, but is in fact more like a shabby and grubby eating establishment tucked in a corner...
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