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Zurich For a Day

Any time you have the opportunity to see a new place, even if it is only for a few hours, it is worth it. On our way home from our Austrian Ski Arlberg holiday, we had one night in Zurich, Switzerland. Arrival We returned to Zurich with the Arlberg Express.  The shuttle bus service was… Continue reading Zurich For a Day

Skiing

St Anton am Arlberg – Part 3

The variable weather in Austria wasn't over after the first five days. To start the week, we had sun, clouds, snow showers and more sun. For day six, we had rain. Day 6 - Rain The weather in Austria was so bizarre.  It started to rain overnight, and all the fresh snow disappeared with it,… Continue reading St Anton am Arlberg – Part 3

Skiing

St Anton am Arlberg – Part 2

Skiing in Austria has been surprisingly variable.  In one week, we’ve had hard-packed snow, hard chunky snow with exposed icy parts, spring skiing heavy and slushy snow, and powder.  Any powder day while skiing is fantastic, but because I usually get just one week a year to ski, getting a powder day feels like winning… Continue reading St Anton am Arlberg – Part 2

Peaks at Rendl
Skiing

St Anton am Arlberg – Part 1

It's a long trip from Adelaide, Australia to St Anton, Austria; 33 hours to be exact. So far, the "cradle of alpine skiing" has proved worth it. Arrival Our trip from Adelaide required two long flights (13 hours from Adelaide to Dubai and 7 hours from Dubai to Zurich), a three-hour layover in Dubai, a… Continue reading St Anton am Arlberg – Part 1

Jewel at Changi from T3 Link Bridge
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Singapore’s New Jewel

Singapore is known for its gardens, interesting architecture, food and shopping. Often, these facets of Singapore's culture come together. For example, the purple avatar-like Supertrees, which are soaring vertical gardens at Gardens by the Bay that support a several-story high walkway and restaurant, and are home to a nightly light show. If you have had… Continue reading Singapore’s New Jewel