Eating and Exploring in Honolulu

What’s awesome about Hawaii is that you get a really good mix of beach life, city life and nature. It’s not often that you can get all three on your travels (although funnily Sydney probably comes close). Shopping one day, hiking another day, and a yoga jungle tour the next – I had really a…

Morimoto Waikiki, Honolulu

Our two-week holiday in Hawaii culminated with a stellar dinner at Morimoto. The restaurant was conveniently housed in The Modern, which is where we were staying for the last four nights in Honolulu. (PS. Seriously awesome hotel. More on that in an upcoming post about more general Honolulu tips) Our dinner is off to an…

Bali: Island of the Gods, Island of My Life

I’ve been traveling to Bali for as long as I can remember. If I were to┬áhazard a guess, at least 20 times. In the 80s when I was only a few years old, my parents and I spent our summers (German summers, not Australian summers) in Indonesia, and we always made a stop in Bali….

Fiji: Food and Fun in the Sun

Happy New Year, friends! Apologies about the blog hiatus. I was busy getting some sun in Fiji for my 30th birthday and Christmas. I spent 11 days there, but I think I could have cut it short a few days. Seven days is plenty. Fiji is a tropical paradise. Less than four hours away from…