A Hole in my Shoe Blog

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QVB Sydney

My favourite building is QVB Sydney. It’s historic, beautiful and rather individual, has weathered trials and triumphs and survived a threat of demolition.

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Phuket – Fun in the Sun

Visited by 1000’s of Australians every year Phuket caters for everyone, with luxury hotels, water sports, shopping malls and traditional Thai experiences

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Winter in Sydney

Winter in Australia is arguably one of the most pleasant winters you can experience anywhere in world, but winter in Sydney is a special treat.

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Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

Malaysia is only hours from Perth with many West Australians traveling to Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang for their winter escape. Why not try Bandar Sunway?

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What’s the fuss about Kuta?

Bali is a very sacred island with a unique culture, ornate temples, special ceremonies… and Kuta.

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In search of snow

Finally, our last day in Europe after 6 weeks in search of snow, visiting Christmas markets, enjoying a Rhine River cruise and hoping for a white Christmas.

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Things to do in Budapest for NYE

On our first visit to Budapest it was clearly love at first sight, returning for NYE confirmed why Budapest remained one of our all time favourite cities.

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Breakfast at Padbury’s

Who doesn’t love a long leisurely breakfast? The fragrant aroma of good coffee, gooey eggs or perhaps something sweet? Have you had breakfast at Padbury’s?

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Remembering our Diggers

Anzac Day is a very special day in Australia and New Zealand, seen as a day to honour and reflect upon the service and sacrifice of our Diggers.

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Perth’s Night Noodle Markets

Imagine eating Asian inspired dishes from hawker stalls, pop up bars in an outdoor festival setting, you have the ingredients for the Night Noodle Markets.

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A memorable moment in Vienna

When you spend a short time in a location where you stay is important, so is comfort and you want it to be a memorable moment.

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Cruise from Sydney

Thinking about a cruise and not sure where to go? The choices are unlimited. If you choose a cruise departing Sydney it could just tick all the boxes.