Visit Milawa Gourmet Region NE Victoria | Milawa Cheese Company

  A visit to the Milawa Gourmet Region, North Eastern Victoria. Before I left Melbourne we visited the Milawa Gourmet Region of North Eastern Victoria for some cheese and wine tasting. Once at Milawa we couldn’t go past the Milawa Cheese Company. We had visited here a few years ago when my son and family […]

Greensborough Melbourne Victoria | a pleasant place to visit

Greensborough a pleasant place to visit in Melbourne. The Plenty River flows through Greensborough and provides an attractive wildlife habitat for Rosellas, Lorikeets, Little Corella’s, native wild ducks, and many other native birds and animals.

Discover Xi’an Shaanxi |Xian City Wall

China – discover and explore Xian (Chang’an) Shaanxi province. Our first sighting of the old Ming city wall was very impressive,an amazing landmark. Xian held this position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui,and Tang Dynasties.

Scrapbook Design | Free tips and design ideas

Scrapbook Design – Free tips and design ideas. If you like glitz and a challenge the Glitter Stack is for you. More free tips and design ideas to use in when you scrapbook.

Essential Footwear | Comfortable Shoes Small Group Tour

What you don’t want is aching feet! Are your shoes made for walking? It is essential to have comfortable footwear on your tour, as most  Small Group Tours involve quiet a bit  of walking. A small group tour is usually from 10-16 days duration. Walking is the best way to explore new places, meet the […]

Discover and Explore a Beijing Supermarket | Beijing!

Explore a Beijing Supermarket! We had a few hours to spare so we set out to explore a  Beijing supermarket we discovered nearby. It was a surprise, so very colorful.  The  meat,  fish and chicken all looked very fresh and clean, placed on ice in large metal trays ready for purchase, not what we wanted […]

Beijing Red Theater | The Legend of Kungfu

Discover Beijing  Red Theater which specializes in traditional Chinese theater performances. Before we left Beijing  we had the opportunity to visit the Beijing Red Theater to see an amazing  Chinese  theatrical production called The Legend of Kungfu; this was magic, a wonderful story and theatrical performance with spectacular choreography. Beijing Red Theater specializes in traditional […]

The Hall of Benevolence and Longevity|Renshoudian Summer Palace Beijing

The Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, Renshoudian, at the Summer Palace Visit the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity where the  Empress Cixi arranged her affairs of state and received officials, as part of Chinese culture and tradition passed down from the famous Chinese Ming Emperors. The hall has been left as it was during her […]

Lyn’s Scrapbook Designs and Tips for Beginners

Hi all! If you are just getting interested in scrapbooking, here are some scrapbook designs, ideas, information and tips on what you will need to begin. Paper Firstly, all papers used for scrapbooking should be acid and lignin free. All sizes for  scrapbooking are in inches. The most common paper size is 12 x 12 […]

The Marble Boat|Summer Palace in Beijing China

The Marble Boat is an impressive pavilion at the Summer Palace in Beijing.  Originally,built in 1755 for the Qianlong Emperor in a traditional Chinese design, with a base of large stone blocks to support the structure. This was destroyed by Anglo-French forces in 1860. The Empress Dowager Cixi had the Marble Boat rebuilt in 1893 […]

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