Tag Archives: summer

The Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk

The Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk

The Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk is my must do for all visitors to Sydney. I put it above the Opera House. I could bore you with descriptions of azure water, golden beaches and soaring cliffs, but that just sounds cliché. Instead, I’ve put together a little photo essay. The photos were all taken onContinue Reading

Salón Progreso – seafood in Mexico City

Salón Progreso – seafood in Mexico City

Apart from being very rainy, the past summer in Mexico City has been hot. Every day, from early morning up until the evening, the sun comes out and the heat makes you crave fresh and cool foods. One of the most obvious choices is seafood, which although not commonly considered a popular Mexican dish, isContinue Reading

How to survive Mexico City’s torrential summer rains—in 7 steps

How to survive Mexico City’s torrential summer rains—in 7 steps

It’s a well-known fact that Mexico City was built on top of a lake. But not so many know that it practically reverts back to its original state every summer. The entire city floods—really. So no matter how hard you may try, it’s unlikely you’ll escape the rains, nor the massive flooding. Yet, there areContinue Reading

Sun, Sand and Sea

Sun, Sand and Sea

Warm sand beneath your feet, ice cold waters as far as you can see, and a blazing sun in the distance. These are the things that make me feel at home. Sand, sun and sea are the three things that truly relax me. There is nothing that brings me more happiness than sitting by aContinue Reading

Acapulco

Acapulco

Mexico City, my home, has so many wonderful things to offer. It has a unique gastronomical and cultural diversity, it offers a wide array of entertainment options for all kinds of people, and it’s home to hundreds of museums, parks, markets and bars. It really is a great place to live. But there is somethingContinue Reading

Broulee Island: An escape from urban life

Broulee Island: An escape from urban life

A few months ago I visited a small town called Broulee on the south coast of New South Wales. To celebrate my niece’s 2nd birthday, my family and I took a few days off from our daily routines and booked a holiday house by the beach, to spend some quality family time together and unwind withContinue Reading

Resolute Beach

Resolute Beach

A while ago I stumbled, literally, across one of the most serene and beautiful beaches in Sydney. Resolute Beach. Perhaps it’s familiar to some already, but to me it seemed like a secret known only to a few lucky ones (who probably own a boat). Being Christmas and all, I thought I’d partake in theContinue Reading

The North Bondi Grassy Knoll

The North Bondi Grassy Knoll

Ask a Sydneysider to reveal their favourite beach and they will almost certainly have a particular spot in mind. They’ll also be willing to tell you, while assuming a smug air of superiority, all about why summer doesn’t exist without it. Today I will adhere to my own stereotype and tell you all about whyContinue Reading

The Ex(hibition)

The Ex(hibition)

Growing up in Toronto, there wasn’t a time that I looked forward to more than summer.  Like most kids, this meant two months of no teachers, no homework, sleeping in and hanging out with friends.  Plus, when you live in a country that only has 3 seasons – cold, very cold and warm – theContinue Reading

Sydney is burning

Sydney is burning

When summer turns fierce there’s one place in Sydney we go for shade and water. It’s a tiny strip of beach, sheltered by cliffs and fig trees. Nielsen Park is no secret. But by some miracle, most of Sydney has forgotten about it, and so it waits for us when the heat makes us desperate.Continue Reading

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