Author - Rosemarie John

Travel and Beyond by Rosemarie John and Joseph Ellis portrays a kaleidoscope of all things travel related mixed with just the right dosage of history and culture.

Viva Mexico at Hyatt Hotel Canberra

Viva Mexico at Hyatt Hotel Canberra

September is an electrifying month for Mexicans. One early morning on 16 September 1810, in a small town named Dolores, a priest rang the bell of his church and uttered the Grito de Dolores or Cry of Delores which launched the Mexican War of Independence. Father Hidalgo y Costilla’s Grito cry is re-enacted every year throughout Mexico and celebrated by millions of...

Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra

Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra

Gently floating upwards on a foggy morning, we waited for Air Traffic Control to give us clearance to be wafted into the clouds (literally). We were in a basket, drifting into the sky to admire Canberra’s landscape from up above. Whoosh… the burners went… and the higher we soared. Looking down on State Circle, we felt blessed with the beauty that...