Tag: Australia

Sing Thai Songs in Sydney

The area called “Chinatown” exists around the world. I have seen Chinatown area in many cities such as Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Amsterdam, and of course Bangkok. What you can expect from Chinatown is Asian restaurants and Asian shops where you could buy ingredients to cook Asian foods. Sydney surprised me with “Thaitown”. We could eat

Photo Story: The unique seat

Photo Name: The unique seat When: September, 2008 Where: Melbourne’s CBD, Australia Story behind: I have found this unique seat sitting on the ground in the shopping street in Melbourne’s CBD while exploring the city. The giant dropped purse sculpture caught my eyes immediately; it attracted my interest and also other tourists around. Many people sat

Why do I love Melbourne?

In Australia, I traveled to only 3 cities which are Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne. I spent 2 months in Brisbane, 1 month in Sydney, and only 1 week in Melbourne. And, I regretted because Melbourne turned out to be my favorite city among them. Here are just a few of the reasons why I fall

Photo Story: Ola Cohn’s Fairies Tree

Photo Name: Ola Cohn’s Fairies Tree When: September, 2008 Where: Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Australia Story behind: It is a close up photo of fairies tree, a famous work of an Australian artist named Ola Cohn. The tree attracted people (at least me) with the lovely carvings of fairies, dwarfs, gnomes, and other animals on the

Photo Story: When four girls lived together

Photo Name: When four girls lived together When: September, 2008 Where: Sydney, Australia Story behind: This photo was taken in a shared bathroom in an apartment that I lived in Sydney for a month. At that time, I lived with other four Thai girls and we did not share only bathroom, but also bedroom. Actually

A day trip to Gold Coast

Gold Coast is a coastal city in southeastern Queensland, only around 90 kilometers from Brisbane. When I was about to leave Brisbane, my friend and I decided to visit Gold Coast once as a day trip. It was still in winter, but it we did not want to swim in the sea. We just wanted

Sydney Opera House and I

When I travel, normally I have only a photo or two of me with the landmark of the place I visit. But while I looked for photos in my archives, I then realized that I had countless photo of me with Sydney Opera House! I love its architectural design and its site (which was an island

Blue Mountains and Three Sisters

From Featherdale Wildlife Park, we headed to the Blue Mountains National Park, a mountain range area in New South Wales, Australia. It is about 70 miles west of Sydney. The most famous site was, of course, the Three Sisters. These rock towers were formed by natural erosion of sandstone. They have their names (from left