Australia

A Trip to Melbourne (more like, meh-bored!)

A Trip to Melbourne (more like, meh-bored!)

hgah hgah hgah I’m from Los Angeles and found Melbourne to be too much like home so I found it boring. 

New Year’s Eve Chaos in Sydney, Australia 2016

New Year’s Eve Chaos in Sydney, Australia 2016

It’s New Year’s Eve and there are MANY people already taking claim over viewing spots at 9:30am.  I stayed at the Pier One Hotel and the only way to get there is to take the train to Circular Quay station and then walk for 10-15 […]

Hiking Around the Blue Mountains in Katoomba, Australia

Hiking Around the Blue Mountains in Katoomba, Australia

From Katoomba Station it is roughly a 30-minute walk to the Blue Mountains.  Once you get there, it’s all mountains, hiking trails and tourists.  There’s several buses and tour buses that will get you there but we opted for the walk.  

From Sydney to Katoomba by Train

From Sydney to Katoomba by Train

To get to Katoomba from Sydney, you’ll need to start your journey at Central Station.  There, you’ll find the Katoomba line that will get you there in about two hours for $5.60 AUD.  This is a great deal considering the distance.  The seats were clean/comfortable […]

Walking Around Sydney

Walking Around Sydney

Sydney – 12/25 – Day 1 Smoothly got out of the plane, through immigration and we were ready to get to the metro.  They use a very easy to understand system.

LAX to SYD Qantas Business Class

LAX to SYD Qantas Business Class

It’s very difficult to find premium award space with Qantas. That seems strange considering how empty the business class cabin was on this flight. I lucked out and found availability for two seats in Business class 12/23/16 from Los Angeles to Sydney on Qantas.  Those […]