Travelling

We’re not frequent travellers, but we do write extensively here about the trips we do make. Each picture below is linked to the stack of posts about the trip:

Western Australia, Jun 2017

Melbourne, Jun 2016

Club Med Bintan, Indonesia, Dec 2015

Legoland, Jun 2015

Ko Phangan, Thailand, Dec 2014

Melaka, Dec 2012

China, Jun 2012

Telunas, Jun 2012

Naumi Hotel, Dec 2011

Capella Sentosa, Jun 2011

Japan, Dec 2010

New England, Jun 2010

Kumamoto, Dec 2009

San Francisco, Mar 2009

Bali, Sep 2008

Phuket, Jun 2008

Rawa Island, Sep 2007

Alternatively, to see a longer but curated list of key posts of these trips, click on ‘more’ right below.

2017

Western Australia – Initial Planning Notes I and II

Western Australia – Accommodation Arrangements

Western Australia – Itinerary v3, v4

Western Australia – Day 1 – Outbound

Western Australia – Day 1 – Fremantle

Western Australia – Day 2 – Busselton Jetty & Underwater Observatory

Western Australia – Day 2 – Busselton Birds and Men

Western Australia – Day 3 – Treetop Walk @ Valley of the Giants

Western Australia – Day 3 – Ancient Empire Walk @ Valley of the Giants

Western Australia – Day 3 – Walpole

Western Australia – Day 4 – Warren National Park

Western Australia – Day 4 – D’Entrecasteaux National Park

Western Australia – Day 4 – Beaches and Birds

Western Australia – Day 4 – Pemberton Tram

Western Australia – Day 5 – Beedelup Falls

Western Australia – Day 5 – Amaze’n Margaret River

Western Australia – Day 6 – Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Western Australia – Day 6 – Whale Watching @ Augusta

Western Australia – Day 7 – Animal Feeding

Western Australia – Day 7 – Margaret River Exploration: Millers Ice Cream Farm and Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery

Western Australia – Day 7 – Margaret River Exploration: MR Chocolate Company, MR Nuts & Cereals, Rotary Park, and Temper Temper Fine Chocolates

Western Australia – Day 8 – Exploring Natural Sights with Margaret River Exposed

Western Australia – Day 8 – Lake Cave

Western Australia – Day 9 – Animal Feeding (Again)

Western Australia – Day 9 – Bunbury Wildlife Park

Western Australia – Day 10 – King’s Park

Western Australia – Day 10 – Elizabeth Quay and Matilda Bay Reserve

Western Australia – Day 11 – The Perth Mint

Western Australia – Day 11 – Scitech and Returning Home

Western Australia – 11 Days in WA – Itinerary Retrospection

Western Australia – 11 Days in WA – Airbnb

Western Australia – Equipment Comments

Western Australia – 11 Days in WA – Final Notes and Such

Western Australia – Pemberton

Western Australia – Margaret River – Exploring the Town Center

Western Australia – Forest Lodge Resort

2016

Melbourne, Australia – Planning

Melbourne, Australia – Itinerary

Melbourne, Australia – Day 1: Outbound

Melbourne, Australia – Day 1: Melbourne Central

Melbourne, Australia – Day 2: Ballarat Wildlife Park

Melbourne, Australia – Day 2: Sovereign Hill

Melbourne, Australia – Day 3: Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne, Australia – Day 3: Royal Botanic Gardens, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Street Exploration

Melbourne, Australia – Day 4: Sea Life Aquarium Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia – Day 4: Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne, Australia – Day 5: Great Ocean Road

Melbourne, Australia – Day 5: A Tour With A Difference

Melbourne, Australia – Day 6: Melbourne Museum, Gardens and St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Melbourne, Australia – Day 7: Dandenong Ranges

Melbourne, Australia – Day 7: Healesville Sanctuary

Melbourne, Australia – Day 8: Exploration and such

Melbourne, Australia – Day 9: Queen Victoria Market, Flagstaff Gardens and Homebound

Melbourne, Australia – Day 9: Retrospection

Melbourne, Australia – 9 Days in Melbourne – Pegasus Apart’Hotel

Melbourne, Australia – 9 Days in Melbourne – Final Notes and such

Wangz Hotel (Staycation) – Review

D’Resort @ Downtown East (Staycation) – Review, Wild Wild Wet, and Activities

2015

Legoland, Malaysia – Legoland Hotel – The Good

Legoland, Malaysia – Legoland Hotel – The Annoyances

Legoland, Malaysia – Notes

Club Med Bintan, Indonesia – The Good

Club Med Bintan, Indonesia – The Bad

Club Med Bintan, Indonesia – Pictures I and II

2014

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand – Planning

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand – Santhiya – The Good

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand – The Not Good

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand – Kids @ Koh Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand – Dining

2012

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 1: Arrival and Accommodation

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 2: Angler Ang Mo

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 3: Hermit Crabs and other animals

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 4: Couple’s Candlelight Dinner

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 5: Jungle Waterfall Hike

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 6: Malay Village Lunch

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 7: Makan Sutra

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 8: Shrimping

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 9: Overall Perspectives

Telunas Beach Resort – Part 10: Ang Mo Perspectives

China – 8 Days in China – Part 1: Changchun

China – 8 Days in China – Part 2: Beijing

China – 8 Days in China – Part 3: Shanghai

Melaka – The Majestic

Melaka – St. Paul’s Hill and Menara Taming Sari

Melaka – For Foodies, the Good and Decent I, II, III, IV,

Melaka – Retrospection

2011

Sentosa (Staycation) – Capella Singapore I, II, III and IV,

Sentosa (Staycation) – Activities with Hannah

Naumi Hotel (Staycation) – Naumi Hotel I, II and III

2010

New England, USA – Singapore to Boston

New England, USA – Bed and Breakfast @ Cambridge

New England, USA – Cambridge and Abouts I, II,

New England, USA – Beacon Hill

New England, USA – Freedom Trail: Old South Meeting House and Old State House, Faneuil Hall and St. Stephens’ Church, Old North Church and Charlestown Bridge, Old Ironsides and USS Cassin Young, Videos

New England, USA – Not So Summer

New England, USA – New England Aquarium

New England, USA – Back Bay, Commonwealth Avenue, Bunker Hill Parade, Bunker Hill Monument, Downtown Revisits, Boston Common,

New England, USA – Trinity Church

New England, USA – Harvard Yard Memorial Hall, Harvard Yard, Harvard Museum of Natural History,

New England, USA – Museum of Science, Butterfly Garden,

New England, USA – Gloucester Road Trip I and II

New England, USA – Whale Watching @ Gloucester, Whale Watchers, Whale Watching @ Boston,

New England, USA – Museum of Fine Arts,

New England, USA – Boston Public Library

New England, USA – Skywalk Observatory @ Prudential Center

New England, USA – How to kill yourself (with food) I and II

New England, USA – Provincetown I, II, III and IV

New England, USA – Blue’s Bed and Breakfast I and II

New England, USA – Niagara Falls I, II, III and IV

New England, USA – Thousand Islands

New England, USA – Harvard University I

New England, USA – MIT I and II

New England, USA – New England Panoramas I, II, and III

New England, USA – Reflections of the Trip

Japan – Day 1: From Singapore to Kansai to Chisun Hotel Kobe

Japan – Day 1: Kobe – Chisun Hotel Kobe

Japan – Day 1: Kobe – Kitano-Cho

Japan – Day 1: Kobe – Sannomiya Station

Japan – Day 2: Kobe – Mt. Maya and Nunobiki Falls

Japan – Day 2: Kobe – Meriken Park and Harborland

Japan – Day 2: Kobe – Chinatown

Japan – Day 3: Kobe through Osaka to Kyoto

Japan – Day 3: Kyoto – Lunch at Nishinotoin

Japan – Day 3: Kyoto – Nijo Castle

Japan – Day 3: Kyoto – Katsukura

Japan – Day 3: Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo @ Kyoto

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Holly’s Cafe

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Yasaka Shrine and Maruyama Park

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Higashiyama

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Kiyomizu Temple

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Gion

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Gion Kinana

Japan – Day 4: Kyoto – Takaraya Ramen Pontocho

Japan – Day 5: Nara – Deer Park and Todai-ji

Japan – Day 5: Nara – Yoshikien Garden

Japan – Day 5: Nara – Isuien Garden

Japan – Day 5: Nara – Moss Patterns

Japan – Day 5: Kyoto – Harvest Natural Foods

Japan – Day 6: Kyoto – Katsura Imperial Villa

Japan – Day 6: Kyoto – Shugakuin Imperial Villa

Japan – Day 6: Kyoto – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Japan – Day 6: Kyoto – The Philosopher’s Walk

Japan – Day 7: Kyoto – Arashiyama

Japan – Day 7: Kyoto – Musashi Sushi

Japan – Day 7: Kyoto – Nishiki Food Market

Japan – Day 7: Kyoto – Knives @ Shigeharu I and II

Japan – Day 7: Kyoto – Yayoiken

Japan – Day 8: Kyoto – More Ground Patterns

Japan – Day 8: Kyoto – Kinkakuji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine

Japan – Day 9: Kyoto to Osaka

Japan – Day 9: Osaka – The Mad House

Japan – Day 9: Osaka – Doguyasuji

Japan – Day 9: Osaka – The Lutheran Hotel

Japan – Day 9: Osaka – Umeda Sky Building

Japan – Day 9: Osaka – Lunch @ Namba and Dinner @ Hanshin Department Store

Japan – Day 10: Osaka – Yodobashi Umeda

Japan – Day 10: Osaka – Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

Japan – Day 10: Osaka – Walking about

Japan – Reflections on the Trip I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and Panoramas

2009

San Francisco, USA – On a cold sunny Sunday afternoon

San Francisco, USA – Watchmen Museum

San Francisco, USA – Pier 39

San Francisco, USA – Museums and Sciences I and II

San Francisco, USA – The Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, USA – San Francisco Bay Sea Gulls

San Francisco, USA – Global Village I and II

San Francisco, USA (videos) – Yerba Buena Gardens, Union Square, Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Seagulls

Kumamoto, Japan – Arrival and Accommodation

Kumamoto, Japan – Kamitori and the City

Kumamoto, Japan – How do you say “yummy” in Japanese I, II, III, IV, V, VI,

Kumamoto, Japan – Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto, Japan – Oishi… and snow…?!

Kumamoto, Japan – Kumamoto in HDR I, II, III, IV,

Kumamoto, Japan – Suizenji Gardens

Kumamoto, Japan – Kyu-Hosokawa Gyobutei

Kumamoto, Japan – Street Pictures

Kumamoto, Japan – Kyushu from the Air

Kumamoto, Japan – Departed with Memories I and II

2008

Phuket, Thailand – Ayara Hill Tops

Phuket, Thailand – Venturing into the Andaman Sea

Bali, Indonesia – Tepi Sawah Villa by night

Bali, Indonesia – Jati Luwih Rice Terrace

Bali, Indonesia – Uluwatu Sunset

Bali, Indonesia – Bali Bird Park

Bali, Indonesia – Bali Notes I: The Villa

Bali, Indonesia – Bali Notes II: Temples, Palaces and Monuments

Bali, Indonesia – Bali Notes III: Fountains, Lakes and Waterfalls

Bali, Indonesia – Bali Notes IV: For Foodies

2007

Rawa, Malaysia – Rawa Rendezvous

Updated Jun 2017.