Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica, California

There are still some hotels in the world that remain intact from a bygone era. The 1920’s and 1930’s have such a romantic pull for me. Right between 2 World Wars and Depressions and other misfortunate events sounds like romance right? Greta Garbo resided at the Fairmont for 4 years and being an actress of…

Must Do on the Gold Coast, Just Over the Boarder

The Gold Coast is sold as that bright sunny happy holiday of everyone’s dreams. I have visited numerous times with Surf Life Saving Championships but that’s a very different holiday to one with kids. Needless to say, I was skeptical about it being a good holiday for kids based of my knowledge of the bars…