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Turtle Centre, Bora Bora The Turtle Centre located at the Le Meridian Resort on Bora Bora originated in 2000, when an injured turtle was brought by a guest to the hotel as it needed care. After [...]

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Tessellated Pavement, Tasmania The Tessellated Pavement is a state reserve is at Eaglehawk Neck on the Tasman Peninsula in Tasmania.  It is about 25 minutes from this historic Port Arthur. We stayed at Eaglehawk Neck [...]

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Chemainus Chemainus is located on the Chemainus River Valley on the east coast of Vancouver Island in Canada. The town was originally settled in the 1850's as a logging community. While forestry has diminished in [...]

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Lupanare, the Brothel in Pompeii Pompeii is the most famous of the ancient Roman towns preserved after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD. What is not as well known is that Pompeii was home [...]

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Sacre Coeur, Paris Montmartre is a large hill in Paris's 18th arrondissement. It is 130 metres high and gives its name to the surrounding district.  The Sacré-Cœur is a Roman Catholic church located at the summit [...]

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Moulin Rouge, Paris The Moulin Rouge in an iconic Paris show. We booked for the show only and not the dinner. It was still daylight when we arrived but it's not until after dark that [...]

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Isle of the Dead, Port Arthur The Isle of the Dead is a small island off the coast of the World Heritage listed Port Arthur. Port Arthur was used as a punishment centre for repeat [...]

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Windmills in Holland While visiting Amsterdam we had an opportunity to take a quick trip out into the countryside and see some the beautiful windmills still operating in Holland. We visited Schermer Molens Stichting. The [...]

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