Australia Bucket List: Uluru

Truly a great wonder of the world and one of the most iconic structures in Australia, Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) is perhaps one of the most naturally remarkable places I will visit on this 6-month backpacking adventure. Standing at 318m tall and 8km wide, the red rock is what you might call an…

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Fraser Island: Like No Other Place on Earth

Exhilaration. Fascination. Appreciation. These are the feelings you are bound to experience from a trip to the largest sand island in the world. Fraser Island is the product of a series of weather movements carrying sand out of the eastern rivers of Australia and back again towards the land over hundreds of years. The overlapping…

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48 Hours in Sydney: Bustle and Beaches

Sydney, perhaps the slickest of Australia’s cities, is one of those places that simply cannot be missed when travelling in Oz. It is often thought to be the capital (actually Canberra) and it’s not surprising why. Sydney offers its inhabitants and visitors the ultimate balance of city and coast, and all the iconic sites in…

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Australia Bucket List: The Breathtaking Blue Mountains

If you’re ever travelling in Australia and you find yourself in Sydney, you simply must not miss out on a trip to the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. These awesome creations of Mother Nature get their name from the blue hue that is formed from the lush mounds of green rolling infinitely into the…

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48 hours in Melbourne: Eating and Exploring

Out of all of the cities that I visited while travelling through Australia, Melbourne was one of my favourites. It ticked a lot of boxes for me – food, culture, atmosphere, landscape, the list goes on. Although when meeting other travellers, I found those who did not have a local guide, struggled to appreciate Melbourne…

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How to Maintain a Healthy Diet while Travelling

Now that I have been hostel-hopping for 2 months, I feel experienced enough to share with you my tips, tricks and meal options for travelling on a budget. There is something quite alarming about witnessing young people cooking night after night in hostel kitchens. It pains me to see everyone concocting the same ‘pasta with…

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Australia Bucket List: Day-Tripping on the Great Ocean Road

This was handsdown one of the most enjoyable days of my entire trip so far. What was particularly special about it was that it wasn’t a tour, but rather a day out with friends, and after 1 month of ‘bussing it’ around New Zealand on a fairly rigid structure it was a real treat. I…

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New Zealand Bucket List: Kayaking in the Abel Tasman

On the whole we didn’t have the best of weather in the South Island of New Zealand. As I’m a sun worshipper, the most magical few days for me in the South Island had to be my time in the Abel Tasman National Park. Most people think New Zealand is mountains and lakes and fjords,…

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Apologies for my absence!

Hi folks, I wanted to check in to let you know I’m still alive and working on my blog as and when I can! The truth is, I have been having an awesome and pretty busy few weeks travelling around Australia and instead of making blogging my priority, I have just been spending my time…

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New Zealand Bucket List: The Tongariro Crossing

Do you think you would enjoy getting up at 5am to spend 7 and a half hours climbing 24km of fierce volcanoes in the blistering hot heat? … Yes you would! This astounding hike was one of the best experiences I have had of New Zealand and it’s up there with one of the most satisfying…

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