Singapore City Break for Conference

Singapore Gardens - City Break

Went to Singapore for a couple of days for Mind the Product conference. Accommodation: Stayed in Novotel Hotel located on the river in Clarke Quay. Weather: The humidity was crazy Shoulda Would Coulda: Take passport with me when visiting the casino. Night safari but it was that or gardens by the bay. I think Singapore […]

Fraser Island 4×4 Day Trip from Sunshine Coast Australia

Exploring Fraser Island on a 4×4 gives you a unique experience driving up the coastal beaches and getting ferries. Sunshine Coast Essentials Accommodation: Hostel – not one for comfort but cheap and cheerful. Itenary: Sunshine Coast, Frasers Island Day Trip Duration: 2 nights Shoulda Woulda Coulda: We passed through Noosa and it looked pretty amazing. […]

Bluff Knoll Hike Western Australia

Hiking the highest peak in WA was a great experience but took a bit of planning to avoid the 10 hours round trip from Perth. Bluff Knoll Essentials Location: There are 226.05 miles from Denmark to Perth in northwest direction and 260 miles (418.43 kilometres) by car, following the 30 route. Denmark and Perth are […]

Christmas in the Gold Coast & Byron Bay Roadtrip

Christmas in gold coast

One not so white Christmas spent in Gold Coast with a group of friends, our Australian family. Gold Coast Essentials Gold Coast Itenary: Surfers Paradise, Byron Bay, Tamborine Mountains Weather: Very humid with a kind of dead heat. Transport: The car rental company collected us from the airport, we signed a few documents and that was nice […]

Brisbane City Break at Christmas

Brisbane Xmas 2018

We started our East Coast adventure in Brisbane as it has direct flights from Perth. It’s a quirky little city and we were lucky to have some friends there to show us around. Brisbane City Break Essentials Weather: Very humid with a kind of dead heat. Transport: The car rental company collected us from the […]

Lessons Learned from a Asian Mini-Retirement

planning mini retirement

Redistributing 20-30 years of retirement throughout life instead of waiting till you are old. Tim Ferris mentions mini-retirement in the 4 Hour Work Week and it really hit a nerve. He also motivated a lot of other people which you can follow here What is mini-retirement? It is taking the concept of the 20-30 […]

City to Surf 2019 – Marathon

August 2018 I did the City to Surf 12km in 1 hour 14 mins and it nearly killed me. One year later I set out to do the full marathon. I had set myself to do the Cork City marathon in May but just didn’t train enough for it and it fell through I didn’t […]

I want to build better solutions for digital problems.

Over the past 5 years, I have worked in various large companies and learned all about process, project and people management. While at the same time was building websites and learning about online marketing and growth hacking. I have always been focused on outcomes more than the in-depth detail on how to make something. What […]

YOW! Perth 2019 Highlights – 3X Innovation & Microservices

YOW Perth 2019

After attending YOW Perth 2019 it is clear that IT is very much trending towards microservices and devops style of working being lead by AWS. This is something that Vix is currently undertaking and before the conference, I wasn’t too sure why. It seemed like microservices & devops were the latest buzzwords but now I […]

The Cut Mandurah Golf Course Western Australia

The Cut Mandurah Golf Course Western Australia - Honest Review

The Cut Mandurah is one of Australia’s top links course located at the seaside town of Mandurah. It’s rated in top 1000 rolex golf courses and little wonder with the breathtaking sights and challenging course. Its probably one of the nicest courses I have played on in Western Australian and was well worth the one […]