February 2016

Three days in Sydney

Arriving in Sydney

Before flying to Chirstchurch, we had a further stop-over in Sydney. Arriving at Sydney airport, it took us about two hours to get through the security checks. Especially when you are checked for drugs, it takes ages: Only about ten arrivals at a time have to stand in a line and put their luggage besides them. Basically, this should not take too long but somehow this has to be explained to each group over and over again which takes a lot of time.
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Two days in Singapore

We arrived in Singapore late in the evening and got a little shock when entering the arrival terminal... The arrival hall was full of tourist lines for the taxis. Therefore, we decided to wonder around a little bit and bingo: If you turn left and walk straight through to the end of the arrival hall, you get to the "Transport Info". For nine \$, we entered a mini bus together with two further couples and reached our hotel about 45 minutes later.
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3 Tipps for a successfull stop over in Singapore

Singapore is one of the Asian tiger states and situated ideally for a stop over to and from Australia. The stop over makes it easier to compensate your jet lag and you will get to see an additional destination :-)

Should you be looking for things to do during your stop over our 1.5 days tour might be just the right thing before heading off to your final destination. Should you love cities, our activities can only be the starting point. In any case we would love to see any further input / ideas in the comments should you miss something in this article.
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Three days until take-off

We have now a little more than three days before our long-awaited journey to Australia and New Zealand begins - FINALLY FINALLY FINALLY!!!

On the one side, I am glad that the planning phase is finally over and just want to start enjoying. On the other side, there is still a bit to prepare for which we will definitely need the remaining last days.

Why Australia and New Zealand? To be honest, I cannot really tell. One day - about 15 years ago - I just knew I wanted to go there for once in my life with following prerequisites:
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