10 Things to Know When Travelling to Australia

If you are travelling to Australia, there’s a number of things to take into consideration. There’s the furiously hot summers. The azure beaches. The Sydney Opera House. The hopping kangaroos. In fact, the country is so unique from other parts of the world that there’s quite a few things they do differently there. To make…

Tips for Travel: Packing

Packing for a trip can be confusing and exhausting. Do you bring that extra jacket “just in case”? How many clothes do you really need on a six month trip around the world? With airlines reducing check in luggage weight, charging for extra bags and the added complication of domestic flights having a lower check…

Review: Schwarzkopf Professional travel pack

One of the main drawbacks of travel, especially for female travellers, is personal care. While I’m a pretty low maintenance kinda gal, there are limits as to how much I’m willing to rough it. After almost three months in South America, with days on the road without going near a shower along the Inca Trail and…

6 spookiest places on earth

All Hallows Eve is a celebration observed in a number of places around the world, a Christianised festival of a pagan Celtic harvest rite, or Samhain. Originally a celebration to remember the dead, including saints and matyrs, these days Halloween is a far more commercialised and secular affair. People in costumes party, children go trick-or-treating…

Top 5 Things to do in Orlando

There are certainly plenty more than just 5 things to do while you are spending time in Orlando, but these seem to be the top choices for most travelers and even locals in the area. Which is more your scene? Are you a shop till you drop kind of person, or perhaps you want to…

A few of my favourite day trips from Sydney

There’s plenty of things to do in Sydney, but if you’re looking for something different a little further afield, the city is perfectly placed for day trips into the mountains or the coast. Whether you’re looking for a calm break away from the Big Smoke, a nature excursion or an afternoon exploring charming sandstone villages,…

Interview with Hotels Cheap

Super excited to be interviewed by the good folks over at Hotels Cheap as part of their Hotels Cheap Interview Series on their travel blog. You’ll find great tips on travel, accommodation and transport guides, as well as destination details with recommendations on what to do, where to eat, and the best attractions in town. Best…