The Menjangan Luxury Beach Hotel Bali National Park

MY 10 BEST OFFICES of 2016

…. 2016 was a fantastic year with many new impressions and adventures. Southern Africa, incl. Mauritius, New Zealand and Australia, South East Asia, including Bali, and Dubai. It was hard to pick a list of just 10, but here it is. Enjoy…;-) …. #1 – BALI – Deer passing in front of my porch….Beach Villa […]

LUXURY TRAIN Reviews

INDIAN PACIFIC TRAIN Review – Luxury Train Travel with Great Southern Rail, Australia

 ********* The experience of a lifetime… A luxury train journey across Australia aboard the iconic Indian Pacific Train, traversing the continent all the way from Perth on the West Coast to Sydney in the East. The raw beauty of the Australian Outback, the lovely valleys of Avon and Barossa, sprawling gold rush towns as rare signs of life, […]

Road Trip around stunning Otago Peninsula near Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand - SassyZenGirl.com/New-Zealand

Road Trips NEW ZEALAND: Otago Peninsula

One of the absolute gems on the South Island lies right off Scottish Dunedin – the Otago Peninsula. A place of fascinating remote beauty, wildlife and even a real Scottish castle and an Albatros research centre on its very tip. I entered via Highcliff road and was greeting with these stunning vistas:

ROAD TRIP NEW ZEALAND: Christchurch to Dunedin - Moreaki

Road Trips NEW ZEALAND: Christchurch to Dunedin via Inland Scenic Route

Via Inland Scenic Route 72 Historic Town of Oamaru: Moeraki Boulders & Village Local institution: “Fleurs Place” (Restaurant) Stunning beach scenery along the way: Matakaea Nature Reserve & Shag Point (Wildlife viewing: Fur Seals and Yellow-eyed Penguins) Scenic Route via Seacliff and Port Chalmers to Dunedin:

Road Trips New Zealand - Banks Peninsula, Akaroa

Road Trips NEW ZEALAND: Akaroa & Banks Peninsula

Day 1 of my Epic May 2016 Road Trip around New Zealand – 159km/98mi – 3h 24min RT The day started with a bang – literally – as I incurred my first punctured tire – ever! – This ain’t my first rodeo……I had been road tripping for years: all over the US, even up to Alaska and the […]