A Crash Course on Creativity Assignment One Getting to Know You Team 15345 Kanae Quinn and Meng Jin 1
Cairns Gold Coast Sydney Melbourne Brisbane D B S D Come a i c i See n k u n Australia c e b e e a 2
Why Come to Australia?Kanae and Meng Invite Youto Discover… 3
CitiesAlthough Kanae & Meng live in Saipan and Shanghai, respectively, they haveboth traveled extensively in Australia, a diverse country offering visitors a wealthof scenery, history, culture, entertainment, wildlife and adventure.Kanae and Meng have both visited the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, GoldCoast, Cairns and Brisbane. 4
SYDNEYSydney enjoys a relaxed outdoor and beach lifestyle, combined with arts and culture, finefood and wine, nature and cosmopolitan shopping and nightlife. This is Kanae’s favorite5city.
MELBOURNEMelbourne is a well planned city with wide flat streets laid out in a grid. Renowned for itsshopping, in the jigsaw of tiny laneways hidden behind the main streets you’ll find one-offboutiques, galleries, and hole-in-the-wall cafés, bars and restaurants. 6
GOLD COASTWith superb golden beaches, including the world renowned ‘Surfers Paradise’, the GoldCoast is a mix of cosmopolitan lifestyles, theme parks, high-end boutiques, and some ofAustralia’s best sporting events. 7
CAIRNSCairns is the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north and the Great Barrier Reef. Here,you are close to islands, coral reefs and the world’s oldest surviving tropical rainforest. 8
BRISBANEThe warm tropical days and nights are perfect for enjoying Brisbane’s many attractions.Wander through the gardens at South Bank Parklands, Roma Street, Brisbane Forest 9Park and Portside Wharf.
FoodsWho doesn’t like to eat? Kanae and Meng both like Thai, Italian and Chinesecuisine. In Australia, you can enjoy different types of ethnic delicacies fromaround the globe! 10
These photos were all taken by Meng in Australia! Wouldn’t you like to taste them now? 11
Dining out or eating in… Meng and Kanae are avid cooks and bakers who like to try new 12recipes.
ActivitiesKanae & Meng share a fondness for scuba diving, biking and dancing. Australiais considered paradise for diving the Great Barrier Reef and doing outdooractivities! 13
Completely surrounded by water and rich in islands and reefs, Australia is a diver’s dream.The waters shelter a treasure trove of marine life, with more than 4000 species of fish and theworld’s highest diversity of sea grass. Swim with the giant, gentle whale shark on NingalooReef or with sea-lions and dolphins on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. Learn to dive onQueensland’s Great Barrier Reef – the world’s largest living organism. 14
Here, Meng is in Cairns diving the Great Barrier Reef with a friendly Napolean Wrasse!!! 15
Kanae (on the right) spent a day touring Brisbane by mountain bike. She also spotted an 16interesting street sign about dancers while riding the trails.
Appendix: CommonalitiesCommonalities Both Meng & Kanae Meng Kanae Isikeli Kanaes & Mengs Comments, QuestionsTravel - Cairns, Gold Coast, Sydney, Adelaide Visited dreams to travel both enjoy traveling, meeting new people and seeing new things. Learning is important and WeTravel - Korea Seoul? I try to learn something new daily. Your photos on flickr are great. If you had to pick one photoTravel - Hong that makes you feel great, which one would you choose? I cant choose!! I love all of them, dreams to especially the film. i dont kown how it looks like when i took it, but after development, thereTravel-Fiji travel Visited Lives are so many suprises!Travel - Lives Visited Enjoy travel very much to meet newTravel - General people, see new thingsFavorites Both Meng & Kanae Meng Kanae Isikeli New Zealand is on my top 5 list of places to visit because of its amazing beauty and outdoorTravel - New adventures and we have friends there as well. Where is your next place youd like to travel?Zealand Queenstown - favorite NZ Why? America!!! wish i can go to USA before end of this year.Travel - Italy Cinque Terre - favorite Italy ItalyCommonalities Both Meng & Kanae Meng Kanae Isikeli For the last 20 years, I worked as the Director or Sales & Marketing for resorts in Micronesia. IWork Like Marketing Wish Profession enjoyed the creativity portion, meeting people and letting others know how wonderful the Dislike monotonous routine work resort was. Im not that interested in accounting, either, because it seems a bit boring, but IWork like accounting Profession respect those who do it.Work Like IT ProfessionWork Meeting new peopleCommonalities Both Meng & Kanae Meng Kanae Isikeli Im a Advanced Diver but havent been diving in years. My favorite dive locally is the BlueSports Scuba , Biking, Dancing, Swimming Grotto, which is famous in Saipan. However, my favorite dive site in the world is Palau. ItsHobbies Photography photobooks absolutely fantastic! For most of my travels in the last few years, Ive made photo books to share with friends/family.Commonalities Both Meng & Kanae Meng Kanae Isikeli It seems like we both like cooking and eating, a great combination! What food reminds you ofFood Thai, Italian, Chinese easy food crab home? What do you like specifically about cooking? I like the fact that you can mix ingredientsFood Good cooks to make something tasty. Its the combination of items that matter, not necessarily the items Adventurous try different things individually. I like mix different ingredients together and creat new flaver like you!Commonalities Both Meng & Kanae Meng Kanae Isikeli If you were at a big party, would you be assertive and introduce yourself to as many people Meeting new people, productivity, there or just to a few? Why? My answer would be to meet just a few as I like to take the time toClass Goal open mind, learning get to know people in depth. I agree with you! Id like to meet few people whom I really like. *Isikieli’s comments were included as he came late to the forum. 17