Aug 092012

As amazing as Singapore is, sadly it really was just a stopover place so we didn’t get up to much at all. We enjoyed how beautiful it was, how clean it was – but really we stayed there to break up the amount of stupidly long trips we needed to make on the way home.

Here’s hoping we get back there in the future for a proper exploration session.

Aug 072012

Purchase zanaflex


No really, the forms you are handed on the plane prior to landing say very clearly that they will take it from you. And it shows – the place is unbelievably clean. Surfaces are immaculate, the toilets are free of graffiti and have REAL plants in them – as you exit, they have a touchscreen giving you the option to ‘Rate our Toilets!’ and after reading that the screens are disinfected every half hour, I simply HAD to give them a 10. Even as we sat in the cab, tired after our 12 hour flight from Frankfurt, we saw countless workers along the roadside, groundskeeping council land by pruning dead fronds off palm trees, making sure the hedges are perfectly boxed – you name it, they were maintaining it. Even the skyline seemed to gleam, theA�architectureA�was just unreal. Buildings with all manner of incredible curves – and then Juanita pointed out to me, ‘Look – Those skyscrapers have a cruise ship on top of them.No, seriously – THEY DO.A�Just click the link if you don’t believe me.


Aug 052012

Well, the U.S was so much more than I thought it would be. I mean, it still hit all the marks for what I expected, for example:

But it also surprised me. The very first cabby we had in America (who drove us through Seattle to meet the boys at UBER) talked to us at length about the differences between Australia and the U.S. when it comes to time off. He lamented that they get barely more than a week a year as annual leave, and that their maternity leave is only something paltry like a fortnight. One thing he said really stuck with me, and that was “Americans are so wealthy, and have so much – but the one thing they don’t seem to have is Time.”A�He told us he had come to America from a decent paying job in Europe in hope of having so much more – and it wasn’t what he expected at all. And seeing America with his words in mind did shed some light on things, and how people here live. It really is living large, but you can’t help but feel that some roses really do need you to stop, and take the time to smell them.
It was amazing, and I have no idea when I will be back, but believe me – I would love to do it again. Goodbye America!

Click ‘Continue Reading’ for a HUGE gallery of some random photos we haven’t shared on this blog yet, from our time in the U.S.

Jul 222012

Orlando, Florida – we landed here on Friday, after catching the 4.5hr Red Eye from Las Vegas, and it was not a perfect start to our Orlando visit.

    Cheap evista and

  1. Our flight was delayed 1hr so we did not depart Vegas till after midnight, on the positive side, we had time for a Mani-Pedi and massage at the airport before leaving.
  2. Shitbags on our flight who decided to turn on and off their lights and giggle at their iPad’s watching movies (come on, it the red eye flight- SLEEP). Then;
  3. We arrive at our hotel at 9am to be told we can not check in till 2pm (by paying an early check-in fee or 4pm with no fee) so on the positive, with only having 2hrs of sleep, I did a load of washing (YAY). Once our washing was finished I decided to ask if there was ANY possible way to get into our room, A�no matter the cost- to have a different front desk employee check us in at noon (no fee) ARGH!!!

So we are here. Friday that wasA�meantA�to be our first day at Disney wasA�destroyed – so now ourA�jobA�is to fit 6 paid days of parks into 5, on the positive we had our 1 and only meal at Sizzler – Yummo, we want to re-open one back in Tas.

Jul 072012

14 hours on a plane is shit. Let me just get that out of the way. Now, the rest of this post will be more positive.

L.A is sunny and warm today, even though I have slept most of it away – it is now 3:48pm in the city of fallen angels, and Juanita and I are stirring to make the most of our afternoon. The early morning arrival is a bit of a blur to me, getting off the plane had me feeling disjointed and half conscious A�- but I do remember some highlights! I saw a fully kitted bike cop (complete with gum chewing action), an EscaladeA�being driven by the most urban dude I have ever seen (doo rag with a sideways cap, guy smiled and fist pumped at me),A�numerousA�gentlemans clubs with all manner of creative names (4PLAY FOR MEN) but for the most part I felt half dead. I’ll end the post with some recaps of stuff on the plane, but it’s high time Juanita made her writing debut on this blog, so I will leave you in her competent hands:



Continuing from Ash’s post… the plane was amazing (A380), the flight of 14 hours, not so good. With my head cold still bugging me, it made it difficult to sleep, dozing for 30min to an hour at a time 🙁 lucky we hadA�in-flightA�entertainment to watch some movies 🙂

Anyway, with the long flight behind us, we passed through customs and boarder security (finger printed and photo’s taken) and was out with our bags within an hour of landing (8am local time, mid-night Aust). We then located our Shuttle Bus (not where it wasA�meantA�to be, but got there in the end) and made our way to the Ramada Hotel, West Hollywood. Strange being in a car on the wrong side of the road and a driver on the left hand side of the car etc. we drove on a Freeway, then down Sunset Blvd! Past Rodeo Dr (didn’t stop) and up to our hotel. Here we have had a couple of hours catch up sleep and am about to venture into the 22A�C day to eat and see a few things and buy some new Flip Flops (thongs).


… Ash again,Press ‘Continue Reading’ to see some erroneous photos from the plane trip, and my 1 sentence reviews of the 3 films I watched in flight.

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