Blog Archives

365 Places: Merimbula

Image credit: http://www.penguinmews.com.au/

Day 178: Merimbula, New South Wales Merimbula is just one of the many beautiful little towns that dot the south coast of New South Wales. The town is situated on the Merimbula lake and named after the Aboriginal word for

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in 365 Places

365 Places: Ode to a Cappuccino, Charlie’s 1978

Coffee by the singing Barista, Lido Cafe

Day 177: Charlie’s Italian Restaurant, Darwin 1978 This post is about my love of coffee, in particular a cappuccino, from where it all began – celebrating my 12th birthday at an Italian restaurant in Darwin – Charlie’s. Now I may

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 365 Places

Thoughts on The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel: Linda Carroli

Book Cover: The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel

Introduction We are very pleased to welcome a new contributor to Geokult Travel – Linda Carroli. Since the mid 1990s, Linda and I have been good friends and have collaborated on many art and media projects. Linda is an Australian based

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Travel, Writing

365 Places: Tulip Top Gardens

Tulip Tops © Tracey Benson

Day 90: Tulip Top Gardens, Old Federal Highway, Sutton NSW Today we went to Tulip Top Gardens to see the beautiful display of spring flowers. The gardens are not as big or as busy as Floriade, which makes it a

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 365 Places

365 Places: The National Arboretum

National Arboretum © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 81: The National Arboretum Yesterday we went to the National Arboretum which was a great way to spend a bit of time on a Saturday afternoon. The Visitor’s Centre is a beautiful building, with some stunning design features which I hope

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 365 Places

365 Places: Manik Organik

© Tracey Benson 2014

Day 57: Manik Organik, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia Today I write about a favourite haunt close to Paneeda View, Manik Organik. Manik Organik is a great spot, offering delicious whole foods from the cafe, natural skin care, alternative health therapies, arts,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 365 Places

Some Holiday Reading

Bali for me is an opportunity to recharge the batteries, to take the opportunity to relax and do nothing  – unlike other travel where we are pretty active with planned activities, discovering new places and learning about new environments. As

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Activities, Travel