Study holiday

I had a week’s long service this week and nothing planned, other than my official starting of the Graduate Diploma studies. I hadn’t been away for a few years, so I figured why not. I could take one of my laptops and just study whilst away. It ended up being more study and not a... Continue Reading →

Returning to Perth, albeit early

I’m returning home to Perth today, a day ahead of my original schedule, due to Jetstar’s industrial action by pilots tomorrow. In the future I’ll avoid the airline and go with Singapore Airlines, a much better carrier. My final morning here, I awoke slightly later and missed the start of sunrise but did capture the... Continue Reading →

Day 3 in Bali: Sunrise and spa (again)

Bali has put on another wonderful golden sunrise this morning, the sky adorned with just the right amount of clouds to add interest. I’m returning to the Thalasso spa again this morning. I was originally to have had two further massages, however Jetstar to the rescue there. Thus, I converted today’s appointment to the same... Continue Reading →

Past lessons in travel

In the past I had relied solely upon advice of travel agents for my overseas travel, especially for more complex itineraries. When travelling to Canada in 2011, my hotel stay in Vancouver was being booked, and for all intensive purposes that which was booked looked great. Had I not had access to TripAdvisor and people's... Continue Reading →

Ready to recharge

My end of work year fast approaches, with Friday this week the beginning of just over four weeks away from the office, the longest since starting nearly 22 years ago. Determined not to sit around the house I hit travel booking sites for ideas on short escapes. Initially I was looking at a return to... Continue Reading →

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