Author Archives: virginiascott

About virginiascott

I'm an interior decorator, travel writer and blogger

Bali 2003

   Monday     26th May, 2003            Sydney to Denpasar, Bali We leave home at 5.15 am on a cold, rainy morning. Drive to Sydney without any holdups and leave the car in the longterm carpark. Very miserable weather still and we … Continue reading

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Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand 2004

Tuesday    30th December, 2003                     Sydney to Bangkok A gorgeous warm day to set off on this long-awaited holiday. We decide to start our adventure right from the front door so with backpacks on, we walk down to Hamilton Station. From … Continue reading

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China and Hong Kong 2006

                                                               Our Itinerary Thursday 10th August, 2006             Sydney Friday 11th August, 2006                  Sydney (12 hr flight) to  Shanghai Saturday 12th August, 2006             Shanghai Sunday 13th August, 2006               Shanghai                                                     Monday 14th August, 2006              Shanghai (overnight train) to Beijing Tuesday 15th … Continue reading

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Bali and Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia 2007

    Our Itinerary Sunday 13th May, 2007         Sydney to Bali (6 hrs flying Jetstar) Monday 14th May, 2007          Kuta Tuesday 15th May, 2007          Kuta Wednesday 16th May, 2007   Kuta to Nusa Lembongan (boat 1.5 hrs) Thursday 17th May, … Continue reading

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Vietnam 2001

Tuesday    6th February, 2001      Hanoi Our first impression of Vietnam is not great – a dull, misty, grey afternoon and only about twenty degrees. And passing through immigration is painstaking. We see David get off the plane and try to … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka 2012

                                                                                   Our Itinerary Tuesday 12th June, 2012 Train to Sydney Wednesday 13th June, 2012 Sydney 10.55am to Kuala Lumpur 5.30pm Thursday 14th June, 2012 Kuala Lumpur 6.15am to Colombo 7.15am  to Sigirya Friday 15th June, 2012 Sigirya  to … Continue reading

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Thailand 1997

  Saturday 10th May, 1997     Sydney to Singapore to Bangkok We said our good-byes to Angie, Lauren, Benny and Layla. This was our first holiday away from our babies but I think they were looking forward to having the house … Continue reading

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Italy 2004

Wednesday 9th June,2004                     London to Rome At 4.30pm we land at Fiumicino or Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome. This is more like it! The weather is hot and sunny, no-one is speaking English and Italians are everywhere! A monorail … Continue reading

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Java and Bali, Indonesia 2006

                      Our Itinerary                     Tuesday 26th December 2006   Sydney to Melbourne (fly 1.5hr)         to Bali (6hrs) Wednesday 27th December 2006   Kuta, Bali Thursday 28th December … Continue reading

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Cambodia and Thailand 2002

Friday  8th March, 2002                      Sydney to Bangkok Angie calls in to see us before she goes to work – hate saying good-byes but we’ll only away for a couple of weeks this time. Also kiss and cuddle our babies, Sally … Continue reading

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