In the 11th century, Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka replaced Anuradhapura as the capital of what we call Sri Lanka. The city was the stronghold of three major kings and the capital reached the height of its influence in the 12th century. But unfortunately, Polonnaruwa's heyday was a short one. Wandering through...
the grampians 3
We had a brilliantly coloured sky for our sunset near Dunkeld. It was about 8pm and we had had a long day working on an instagram workshop and instameet at the Royal Mail Hotel (where we also had the most divine lunch). We were all pretty tired and half-hearted about...
cradle mountain
The Cradle Coast region is spread across Tasmania's West Coast and North West Tasmania. It covers one-third of Tasmania and has some of the state's most remote and pristine wilderness, such as the Tarkine, Narawntapu National Park and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The jewel in the crown...
things to do in Bali
I spent my 40th birthday in Bali, 10 glorious days as typical Aussie tourists with my two teenage daughters. I chose Bali for the obvious reasons. It’s affordable, close to home and absolutely beautiful. I wanted my daughters to experience Bali’s unique culture and beautiful people. Here are 10 of...
nong khai
Nong Khai is in the North East Region of Thailand, approximately 626km north of Bangkok, in what’s known as the Isaan Region. Isaan is Thailand’s largest region and is located on the Khorat Plateau. This is where the Mekong River forms the border between Thailand and Laos to the North,...
isaan thailand
Chiang Khan is a delightful little town located in Loei Province in Isaan, in the northeast of Thailand. Situated on the banks of the Mekong River, Chiang Khan is 580km north of Bangkok and about 50km south of the town of Loei. Directly across the river is the country of...


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Banyan Tree Bangkok

You can’t miss it. The venerable Banyan Tree Bangkok soars above South Sathon Road like an elongated, upended pencil case. Set well back from...