The countdown is on.....not long until we set off on our adventure. The packing list is getting smaller and we have ticked off our medical check ups as well. MK and I both went to the doctors to seek advice on what we would need health wise. We have both been to Asia before, we … Continue reading Final…Nepal Health Update.
Winter is half way through. It is actually unbelievable that back home everyone is melting in the heat and here in Australia it is cold, wet and miserable. I am not going to let the weather keep me in. I have a few activities on the social calendar over the next few months and I … Continue reading Ladies who…
Nepal Prep Update.
77 days now until we leave for Nepal (less when this blog actually posts) so thought I would give you guys a bit of a update. I am still on Optifast having the two shakes a day and a low cal meal for dinner. I have had a few nights out with drinks but very … Continue reading Nepal Prep Update.
Blue Mountains Ruined Castle
Over the July long weekend we stayed in Sydney to save some pennies and to do a hike. As you all well know we are training for base camp trek in September. We have already done a few hikes over the past few months. The hike we did this weekend was to the Ruined Castle … Continue reading Blue Mountains Ruined Castle
What to do this weekend (Queens Long Weekend 2018)?
One plus to living in Sydney is there is never a long weekend to far away. The June long weekend for the Queen's Birthday (we don't even have this off in England) is just around the corner. I am staying in Sydney for this long week... I decided to put a list of some of … Continue reading What to do this weekend (Queens Long Weekend 2018)?
Last weekend we were suppose to be heading up to the Snowy Mountain's for a weekend away and doing a hike. Well normal everyday life got in the way ( as it often does) and we could not leave until Saturday lunch time. We decided to go even though it would mean driving down Saturday … Continue reading Snowy Mountains
My Top 3 Meal Deals For After Work Dinner In The City.
Just a short blog on my favourite meal deals during the week in Sydney. Maybe because I am on Optifast and not eating out I just need to write about them instead... The Soda Factory Great spot for any night during the week and even the weekend if you want a dance. It is not … Continue reading My Top 3 Meal Deals For After Work Dinner In The City.
I don't think I have talked about Solo Vs Group travel before I arrived in Australia. It is the famous question among backpackers is it better to travel on your own or with people? I have traveled both ways. I went to the Dominican Republic on my own and met up with people I had … Continue reading Solo Travel
To Ski or Not to Ski
Taking a break from Nepal blogs this week and decided to talk about snow. Winter hit this weekend, the sweat pants came out and the summer wardrobe was packed away. Not going to lie, it was very nice leaving the house Saturday night not in a ball of sweat from blow drying and straighten my … Continue reading To Ski or Not to Ski
Nepal Training May.
3 and a half months until we leave for Nepal. We have started to do training to get our body's in the best shape for the Trek. Decided to jot down what we have been doing and what we have planned. Footwear Both of us bought new hiking boots at the beginning of the year. … Continue reading Nepal Training May.