Seeing Snow for the First Time in Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains Perisher, Australia

For 23 years, I have always wondered how snow looks and feels like. As a girl living in the tropical paradise, snow and winter were foreign concepts for me. When I finally got the chance to visit Australia in the winter, I knew I had to see snow. I thought I would see snow in Sydney, but nope. It was a wishful thinking in 2011. Luckily, my cousin and I shared the same vision.

Nan Tien Temple in Wollongong

Nan Tien Temple in Wollongong

When my cousin who stays in Australia recommended that we visit Wollongong, we were stunned for a moment. We hadn’t heard about Wollongong before, had no idea how to spell it and were contemplating if it was worth visiting a city whose name we do not know how to pronounce correctly. But we decided to go for it anyway. Afterall, we didn’t know when we would return to Sydney again.

Exploring the Chilly Sydney in Photos

Winter in Sydney

Once upon a time, I was young and naive. I wanted to quit my job and travel the world. I bought an air ticket to India, followed by Australia. It was a life-changing milestone in my life. I spent 1 month in each country. I fell in love with both countries. I wrote long essays about my trip to India (if you’re keen to read about it, here’s the start of the India series). However, I have never written about my trip to Australia at all. It’s been 7 years since my… Read More