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Wendy enjoys the experience of uncovering interesting places and arts.

Through observation, exploration, participation and interaction with people, these make her days much more pleasant.

By sharing these experiences and simple pleasures with like-minded people, she hopes to brighten their days too.

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My WeekendNotes - 203
When you're in the mood for a weekend getaway, Artemis Winery could be a good destination as you don't need to travel fa... [more]
Before the statewide lockdown had taken place in Sydney, we were fortunate to have a short getaway, travelling to Cecil ... [more]
Riverglade Reserve is situated in the lower portion of Tarban Creek, which is a great family-friendly outdoor place for ... [more]
If you would like to have a city escape or just need a day trip to enjoy natural beauty, the Basin, which is located not... [more]
The Moderns: European Designers In Sydney exhibition features amazing European design works in Sydney. As the exhibit... [more]
22/07/2017 - 26/11/2017
Over 80 rarely seen watercolours are exhibited in the Grand Courts of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Thanks to the ... [more]
02/06/2017 - 03/12/2017
Nestled in the historic country town, Hawkesbury Regional Museum has a modern design look by contrast. When ... [more]
Powerhouse Museum is currently showing an exhibition about Annette Kellerman; a reputable Australian swimming legend, a ... [more]
10/08/2016 - 14/07/2017
Ceremony and Celebration: The Grand Weddings of the Qing Emperors is currently exhibiting at Hong Kong Heritage Museum... [more]
30/11/2016 - 27/02/2017
I am always tempted to get a taste of the Black Star Pastry's signature cake - the strawberry watermelon cake, but I did... [more]
The Hong Kong Heritage Museum, located on the banks of the Shing Mun River, presents a unique mix of history, arts a... [more]
Nestled in the heart of Katoomba, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World ... [more]
The Greats presents over 70 paintings and drawings of the great artists spanning from c1485 to c1904, which are the... [more]
24/10/2015 - 14/02/2016
The Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway is a unique tribute to the bravery of Australian troops who fought for Australia d... [more]
If you love making handmade gifts, creating unique things to beautify your place, or just simply enjoying the creative p... [more]
The Orange Botanic Gardens cover 17 hectares, bringing you enjoyment of the beautiful scenery, a variety of native plan... [more]
Looking for special experiences at one stop while you are travelling overseas? Hong Kong is a great destination to immer... [more]
Battery Point is a lovely town where you can find charming historic houses, pubs, restaurants and boutique shops. You c... [more]
Located in South East of New Territories, Sai Kung is very popular among locals and tourists as it is well known for its... [more]
Walking down the Hickson Road, you can find a sculpture titled 'Still Life with Stone and Car' in the roundabout of Wals... [more]
Canberra is a relatively quiet city compared to other states in Australia. For most of the time, visits to National Gall... [more]
The Randwick Environment Park, an area of the former Randwick Army Barracks restored as a park, is a tranquil spot t... [more]
Looking for bird watching and other wildlife while you are travelling overseas? Hong Kong Wetland Park is the perfec... [more]
Nestled in a beautiful setting of Victoria Park, you can find the Gardener's Lodge Cafe, which is a restored sandstone h... [more]
Located in a beautiful weatherboard cottage in Wentworth Falls, Falls Gallery is a lovely gallery surrounded by landscap... [more]
There are a wide array of historic and heritage buildings in Sydney. Among those, I've hand-picked a few buildings that ... [more]
There is no shortage of public art as long as you take the time to observe the surroundings. In particular, contemporar... [more]
Wandering throughout The Rocks, there is no shortage of street art for your exploration. As some of them are hidden in ... [more]
Foley Street, a back street off Oxford Street in Darlinghurst, has been transformed to a massive wall mural. It's colour... [more]
Right off the central area on The Rocks but tucked away into a side lane, the Vintage Cafe is a hidden gem. This was th... [more]
If you love history and architecture, there is nothing better than immersing yourself in taking self guided walking tour... [more]
Yum Cha is the much-loved dining experience but it is rather a common frustration when there is always a long waiting ti... [more]
A huge windmill is constructed in the heart of The Rocks, offering the public a series of cultural activities for enjoym... [more]
Housed in the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, the Gallery Cafe overlooks the beautiful garden, making it a ... [more]
There is a wide array of exhibitions at Powerhouse Museum. I was particularly drawn to two clothing and fashion exhibiti... [more]
05/05/2012 - 07/10/2013
Situated on level 5 in the Sydney CBD Westfield, Sassy's Red caught my attention because of its interesting decor; the s... [more]
For those of you who love to take short breaks just to get away from the pressures of urban life, Forster is truly a gre... [more]
If you would like to escape the city for a short break to re-charge and rejuvenate yourself, why not travel to mid-nort... [more]
Located on the ground level of the new QT Sydney boutique hotel, Parlour Lane Roasters is a Euro-style cafe and a wine b... [more]
When weather permits, there's nothing better than going out for a walk on weekends especially after a hectic week. Curl... [more]
Located in the heart of the city of Sydney, you will find a number of notable buildings designed in old architectural st... [more]
Located in the historical area of Sydney, the Bakers Oven Cafe has a charming character. Viewing from outside the ... [more]
I particularly love visiting a café where I can read pre-loved books and enjoy a cup of coffee at a relaxed environment.... [more]
Sydney is a beautiful place where there is limitless supply of amazing views for your enjoyment. If you love natural be... [more]
I love Japanese food especially when sushi and sashimi are dipped in soy sauce with a flavour of wasabi. Additionally,... [more]
Sydney is a great city where you can immerse yourself in a variety of cuisines, in particular, Chinese cuisine is gettin... [more]
The Rocks is a great place for hang out on the weekends - you can go shopping at The Rocks market, indulge yourself in t... [more]
If you're interested in discovering something special by design, or something vintage, it is truly great to check out so... [more]
If you love art, but you don't have much time to visit a museum or art gallery, here are some suggestions for you. There... [more]
I am passionate about art and also love exploring Sydney's history, people and cultures. With a discounted ticket I am ... [more]
Nestled on Darling Street in Balmain, Play Coffee is conveniently located to offer you breakfast and brunch options with... [more]
Looking for something different for breakfast? Turkish breakfast can be an option for you. Tucked away from Darling ... [more]
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Victoria Road, my friend and I found a nice cafe serendipitously. The Galley ... [more]
The Portia Geach Memorial Award was established by Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach who was... [more]
04/11/2016 - 18/12/2016
Storm Village on Broadway is situated on the fringe of Sydney's CBD. I was attracted to this shop because of its attent... [more]
The exhibition presents the private collection of leading contemporary artists, including Tom Carment, Nicholas Hard... [more]
28/02/2016 - 21/04/2016
Love Desire & Riches, the Fashion of Weddings exhibition is a precious collection of over 50 rarely seen wedding gowns a... [more]
17/07/2015 - 01/11/2015
Peter Smeeth: Portraits exhibition showcases a wide array of his portraiture and figurative paintings at Main Galler... [more]
16/07/2015 - 06/09/2015
Painter in Paradise: William Dobell in New Guinea is an art exhibition that presents the work produced by William Dobell... [more]
29/05/2015 - 12/07/2015
Life is Only One: Yoshitomo Nara is the first major solo exhibition of the well-known Japanese artist in Hong Kong. ... [more]
06/03/2015 - 26/07/2015
Designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry, the new University of Technology (UTS) business school is simply stu... [more]
If you love abstract painting, Roy Jackson Retrospective 1963-2013 is the exhibition you won't want to miss. This exhibi... [more]
27/02/2015 - 12/04/2015
In close proximity to the Rhodes train station, you can find Dainty Dumpling House conveniently located on the spot.... [more]
Brought by the Australian Watercolour Institute (AWI), Across the Water: China-Australia Modern Masters of Watercolour e... [more]
21/02/2015 - 22/03/2015
As part of the City of Sydney's Chinese New Year Festival, you can find the amazing Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors ... [more]
Nestled on Observatory Hill, The Rocks, the S.H. Ervin Gallery is housed in the historic National Trust centre - a lovel... [more]
24/01/2015 - 22/02/2015
Nestled on the corner of King and York Street, you can find Vapiano Sydney - an Italian restaurant located in the Grace ... [more]
Nestled in the heart of Sydney's CDB, you can find IPOH On York, which is a Malaysian restaurant conveniently locate... [more]
The Blacktown City Art Prize showcases a wide array of works by established and emerging artists. The exhibition includ... [more]
06/12/2014 - 10/01/2015
A colossal white rabbit, created by artist Amanda Parer, is one of the delightful features of Village Bizarre being held... [more]
If you're feeling exhausted from work or you're drained of energy from doing household chores, why not get yourself reju... [more]
Celebrating its 67th year, Mosman Art Prize is one of the prestigious art prizes in Australia. As this is one of my muc... [more]
26/07/2014 - 07/09/2014
Designed by Bert Flugelman, the Federation Arch is a stainless steel sculpture to mark the Centenary of Federation in 20... [more]
Vivid Sydney 2014 is a highly-anticipated event. I was particularly impressed with the colours and 3D effects projected ... [more]
23/05/2014 - 09/07/2014
Celebrating 60 years of art in Hunters Hill, the Hunters Hill Art Exhibition is one of the highly anticipated art events... [more]
09/05/2014 - 18/05/2014
Stepping out from the Town Hall station, you can find a colourful rhino sculpture - one of 125 wildly rhino and calf scu... [more]
02/02/2014 - 28/04/2014
The shopping mall, which is adjacent to the Central Park, is a recent addition to provide you with a brand new shopping ... [more]
A giant polar bear, which is 6.5 meter in height and made of UV lighting, has been installed at K11 Art Mall, Hong Kong.... [more]
Looking for somewhere special to hang out with friends? BAR100 is a delightful choice. BAR100 is a sandstone restaurant,... [more]
If you love dim sum and Oriental food, Pu'er Restaurant is a delightful choice for you. Nestled on the quiet side of Wat... [more]
Located on Level 3 (the mens wear section) in Myer, Cafe Victoria is hidden on the corner. Upon stepping into the caf... [more]
Nestled on Sydney Water Headquarters, Parramatta, you can find two giant water drops made of polished stainless steel. T... [more]
Central to Art & About Sydney, the giant snail is now displaying in the area outside the Queen Victoria Building. In to... [more]
Kimber Lane in Chinatown is decorated with loads of bright blue clouds. The 'spirit' figures illuminate the lane with a ... [more]
The sculpture titled 'BlackTotem II' is installed on the Windmill Street, Millers Point. It was conceived by Brett Whi... [more]
Restored for community use after public protests in the late 1980s, Clontarf Cottage, which was built in 1844, has a sim... [more]
Located at the corner of Oxford street and William street, Paddington Inn is a lovely place for hang-out. This is a prim... [more]
Two interesting photographic exhibitions are currently showing at the Museum of Sydney. The common ground of these exhi... [more]
30/03/2013 - 08/09/2013
Located in the heart of The Rocks, The Rocks Cafe spans two floors and offers outdoor seating. Its prime location along... [more]
I ventured to Marrickville for exploration of this suburb. Nestled on Illawarra road, Old Thanh Huong is a one-stop shop... [more]
Nestled at the quiet end of Harris Street, Reantong Thai Restaurant has a lovely interior decoration, which you won't ex... [more]
When I passed by the Royal Exchange Hotel in Marrickville, the funny exterior building decorations caught my attention. ... [more]
Presented by the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, After Five: Fashion From The Darnell Collection showcases the changing fas... [more]
23/03/2013 - 12/05/2013
Hangout Café is located behind the sandstone walls of the National Art School. The café has a relaxed atmosphere with b... [more]
If you love contemporary art, there's no shortage of wonderful exhibitions for your exploration this autumn. Draw inspir... [more]
08/03/2013 - 01/06/2013
Unlike traditional Chinese restaurants for yum cha, Bodhi Restaurant and Bar is a vegan yum cha place surrounded by natu... [more]
Created by artist Anish Kapoor, a gigantic sculpture titled Sky Mirror is installed on the front lawn of the Museum of C... [more]
I visit the Powerhouse Museum occasionally when special exhibitions are on. Checking in the Museum Cafe isn't on my r... [more]
Created by Caroline Rothwell, a bronze sculpture titled 'Youngster' is hand standing next to the entrance of the Burberr... [more]
Ben Quilty, who was the official Australian war artist for the Australian War Memorial, toured with Australian Defen... [more]
21/02/2013 - 13/04/2013
Outside the Art Gallery of NSW, you'll find a sculpture titled 'Reclining Figure: Angles', created by Henry Moore who wa... [more]
LOST or the Leichhardt Open Studio Trail is an event first introduced last year. When this event was first brought t... [more]
23/03/2013 - 24/03/2013
Do you feel like you are so busy making a living that you forget to enjoy your life? After a busy week, there is nothing... [more]
02/02/2013 - 19/05/2013
The 'Different Worlds' art exhibition showcases the works of two Chinese artists, who were both born in China. Though th... [more]
29/01/2013 - 23/02/2013
Have you ever wanted to learn more about Chinese culture, but not sure what is the best way to start with? To celebrate ... [more]
08/02/2013 - 24/02/2013
Tucked away in the back of an open air arcade on Darling Street, you'll find Jane Eyre Cafe, a relatively new addition t... [more]
Located at K11 Art Mall in Hong Kong, there's a massive inflatable sculpture in the form of a flying pig. This five-metr... [more]
Port Macquarie is surrounded by water, beaches, bushlands and wildlife preserves, offering you a scenic escape. When I w... [more]
Located behind the Art Gallery of New South Wales, you'll find a gigantic sculpture titled 'Almost Once' - a burnt match... [more]
Stepping out of the Sydney Townhall train station, I was surprised to see the beautiful Christmas projections onto the f... [more]
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