The Northern Hemisphere may be basking in the glories of Spring sunshine and flowers, but here in South East Queensland we are embracing the cooling winds and storms of Autumn after a sweltering Summer. While South East Queensland is justly known for its gorgeous beaches, the Warwick Show and Rodeo, and the Jumpers and Jazz Festival, … Read more
European Gardens and Beyond to Visit this Spring Now that spring is officially here, the flowers are timidly poking up from their winter respite and gracing us with their blooms. Around the world, landscapers and floriculturists are working hard to renew the most extensive gardens in the world. If you are traveling this spring, consider visiting … Read more
Unwinding at the Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco We couldn’t do it all in San Francisco, but as is our way, we were willing to try. It was almost 3pm and we wanted to squeeze in one more thing on our list. Our guided tour of San Francisco with Vantigo had driven us through Golden Gate Park park a … Read more
How is it possible to resist celebrating the summer solstice on an island that the New York Times described as “Mayberry Meets Burning Man”? A place where sheep dog trials compete with opera productions, and art galleries thrive alongside the annual Strawberry Festival parade with the grocery cart drill team and the samba ladies?