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The adventures of Sy ollow the adventures of Sy as she roams the globe in a hot air balloonm, coming down to earth only to dine on the finest cuisines the world has to offer, and maybe a beer or two. Stay tuned for tantalizing tidbits, fantastic photos, and a few randon musin

Winging it!

GERMANY | Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | Views [423]

The reason this story came about is due to my own inability to make decisions and to plan anything further in advance than 72 hours. Also due to the aforemention qualities I posses I also nearly spent a night on a bench in Hyde Park. You'd think i'd ... Read more >


Helmut and Leona...an interesting train trip.

GERMANY | Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | Views [231]

I was catching an overnight train to Berlin (another story in itself), and as luck would have it I was placed in a cabin with three burly looking German men. They were polite enough, and even helped me to lift my bags up onto the rack. However for the ... Read more >


Madam, it was the champagne.

ITALY | Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | Views [272] | Comments [1]

After a particularly gruelling day of pounding the pavement in Venice what better way to relax than find a 3 michelen star restaurant and relax over a glass, or a bottle, or two, of local vino. Well thats what I thought aswell... So we arrived for our ... Read more >


The Lorry of Spaxton

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | Views [309]

This is just a random story that I found highly amusing. After spending one night at Kingston (a suburb in London), we made our way 3 hours south/west to a small country town called Spaxton. I'm sure that's where Heartbeat was filmed, it looked exactly ... Read more >


The Ladies of New York...

USA | Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | Views [397] | Comments [2]

I spent some time with Shonah and Gabrielle and some of Gabrielle's friends from her apartment building. They all happened to be rich, middle aged, single women who spent the best part of their day talking about how ditsy, mixy, muffy and dongo needed ... Read more >

Tags: people


New York to Munich

USA | Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | Views [328]

New York City was great fun. In between the early morning mimosas, crashing supermodel parties, stalking squirrels and cute nigerian waiters. The weather was absolutely freezing cold, surprisingly the weather was colder on a sunny day when the were no ... Read more >

Tags: on the road


Le Cirque. Nobu...Yep it can only mean one thing...Restaurant week in NYC!

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | Views [525]

The rumours are true! It is indeed restaurant week in New York City. As a budding food critic and self proclaimed connoiseur of all things gastronomical there is nothing more exciting than being able to go to a 3 star restaurant in New York and eat a ... Read more >

Tags: food & eating


I have arrived...

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 26 Jan 2008 | Views [417]

I have arrived in New York City! To start off with I have a few random musings which have crossed my mind from time to time...Ok at least three times to six times a day.  To start off with the resevoir in Central Park has started to freeze around the ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel


Departures

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Views [279]

Sydney to NY - 21st Jan 12pm Stage 1: Get on plane Stage 2: Drink beer to calm nerves Stage 3: Knock self out with sleeping tablets Stage 4: wake up in new country

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


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