Goofy Becky

A goofy snowboarder

The curse of a wandering soul, I have only been home a few weeks and I already have itchy feet.  I decide to satisfy my soul and head to the snow for a few days.  Yes, non-Aussies, you read correctly, the snow!!!!   During the Australian winter, up in the Snowy Mountains, they actually get snow down under.   It is the end of the season, but for a newbie like me … Continue reading

#2 Sydneysider – 9k Bridge Run

Sydney Bridge Run - a runners top

Sydney is such a great city to live in, I decided to share some of the cool things I do here as an expat and to give you some ideas if you ever find yourself wandering down under. Welcome to #2 in the “blogging at home” series. Yesterday, I joined 34,000 people who gave up their Sunday morning lie in, to instead lace up their trainers, as part of the … Continue reading

Dragons, Snakes and Spiders

Start of Dragon's Back

Most people come to Hong Kong to shop, but not me :o)  When I found out there was a hiking trail called the Dragon’s Back, being Welsh I just had to check it out. I was hoping to do the trek with Walk Hong Kong, however unfortunately they weren’t running the trip this weekend.  I was a wee bit disappointed,  so when, after some research I found it is a … Continue reading

飲茶 Jellyfish and Ox Stomach – yum!!!

Yum Cha - Ox Stomach and Squid

On the road again and this time Hong Kong.  My first adventure was yum cha with my new colleagues.  We sat at one of those wonderful round tables where you can spin the food around.  Once seated, I was asked what I wanted to drink, so being my boring self I replied “I’ll have water” .  I was then informed than I can only have tea. Yum means drink and cha means … Continue reading

#1 Sydneysider – Manly to Spit Walk

Manly Scenic Walkway

Sydney is such a great city to live in, I decided to share some of the cool things I do here as an expat and to give you some ideas if you ever find yourself wandering down under.  This is #1, of hopefully many, in this “blogging at home” series.  On Thursday I did my favourite city walk in the whole wide world, the Manly to Spit walk, and I got to play with … Continue reading