Byron Bay Lighthouse
16 May 2014

OnDestination: Byron Bay – Australia’s most Easterly Point

A #justforfun daytrip isn’t complete without an early morning wake up, a trip to the airport and flight to somewhere I haven’t been before. As winter is coming, I chose to escape the fast approaching cool Melbourne day, for a warmer day in Byron Bay. In typical fashion (for me

07 Feb 2014

OnDestination: Mildura on the Murray

As a child growing up the only reason I knew Mildura existed was because it was always on the 7pm ABC news weather report as a dot in the top left hand corner of the state and more often than not recorded the highest temperature for the day. Fast forward

Hong Kong City View
10 Jan 2014

OnDestination: The Peak @ Hong Kong

After arranging a longer than usual stopover in the vibrant city of Hong Kong I decided to get another stamp in the passport and check out the city despite the amazing quality of the Cathay Pacific lounges which I could have easily relaxed in. The train from the Airport to

03 Jan 2014

OnDestination: Utrecht’s Dom Tower Climb

As I climbed the 465 mostly stone steps to the top of the Dom Tower in Utrecht, my mind boggled at the thought that these stairs have been climbed and used to watch over Utrecht for over six hundred and thirty years! Despite surviving for three times longer than my

Rotorua Geysers
12 Aug 2013

OnDestination: Rotorua’s Te Puia Geyser Park

The vast majority of my blog contains airport and flight reviews, so, I thought to give you some idea of what I do, and thus what you might want to do after one of these flights, I’m branching out just a little and writing some more OnDestination reviews about the places

08 Nov 2012

All Aboard! “The VIA Canadian”

The are plenty of great railroad journeys around the world that many aspire to complete, the trans Siberian, Indian pacific or Rocky Mountaineer all come to mind pretty easily. Most people associate these grand rail journeys with equally grand price tags and thus feel they are out of reach. But