When flying a good meal can make or break the onboard experience, especially when flying long-haul. But where do these airline meals come from? While visiting Malaysia, I was given the chance to go behind the scenes at Brahim’s Airline Catering, one of the biggest Halal catering companies in the world who serve Malaysia Airlines and 32 […]


Townsville is a quiet achiever, often overshadowed by the island on its doorstep - Magnetic Island – or its more touristy neighbour, Cairns. What people don’t often stop to see is that Townsville has a burgeoning food scene; plenty of natural activities in the city or short drive or boat ride away, and you’ll find people passionate about their home and […]


It takes a lot more than learning how to push a drinks trolley and donning a uniform to become known as one of the worlds best cabin crews. Learning to walk the walk, talk the talk and dress the part are just a few of the areas cabin crew are taught during their training. For those […]


An Unexpected Holiday

January 28, 2015
East 42nd Street - Grand Central Station

In the lead up to Christmas I felt like I was beginning to get in stride with my work/life balance. I’d set myself daily goals, made time for friends & family and had begun catching up on my writing about some of the amazing places I had visited in 2014; but after a chaotic but fun family […]

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Where to go to get the BEST view of the Petronas Towers

January 7, 2015
Best View of the Petronas Towers - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

So I have a bit of an apology to make. For the past year when people have been asking me for tips about what to do in Kuala Lumpur I’ve been raving that the best view of the Petronas Towers is from Marini’s on 57, a very cool bar, cigar lounge and delicious fine dining Italian […]

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Getting (Hawaiian) Cultured at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach

January 6, 2015
Lei Making at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach

There were two requirements I had when looking at accommodation choices in Waikiki – 1. Be walking distance to great shopping, restaurants and activities… oh, and the beach; 2. offer some peace by being far enough away to not be too touristy but close enough to be able to walk everywhere. Both of these items were ticked […]

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4 Little Things To Combat Jet Lag

January 5, 2015
How to cure Jet Lag

Jet lag sucks. There, I said it. That horrible feeling after travelling to some amazing country and instead of sightseeing or exploring you are asleep, or wishing you were, instead. There is so much information online about how to cure jet lag. Travel formulas such as “travelling west is best, travelling east is a beast”, but […]

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