Photo Diary: Kamakura, Japan

Kamakura is a beautiful area of Japan roughly 1.5 hours south of Tokyo by train. It holds strong history, culture, and traditions, and is a definite ‘off the beaten track’ experience for those exploring Japan. Keep your eyes peeled – you might even spot Mt Fuji in the distance!    

16 Ways to Experience Paris

Bonjour Paris, the city of love, lights, and sheer beauty.Without a doubt you have once dreamt of traveling to Paris, devouring a baguette under the Eiffel Tower, riding a bike along the Siene, taste testing sweets in Ladurée, or even going to mass at the Notre Dame. Whatever it is that you are after, Paris sits high at…

The Truth About Living Abroad

Packing up your bags, selling all your belongings, and relocating to the other side of the world is a frightening, exciting, and challenging experience. Not many people have the nerves to just jump up and leave the comfort of their own lives without knowing what lies ahead. In 2013, I (finally) packed up my bags and relocated…

The Ugly Side of Travel (& how to deal with it!)

Traveling is a fantastic way to experience the world, meet new people, and get out of your comfort zone, but sometimes it doesn’t always go to plan. You need to realise that when you travel, things won’t always go your way. You might not get the room that you wanted in a hotel, you might…

20 Reasons to Travel in your 20s

I meet a lot of people the same age as me, if not older, who have never really traveled anywhere other than Bali. A lot of the time it’s because they can’t afford to travel and always go for the cheapest option* – hence why Bali is one of the prime ‘tourist’ destinations for Australia….

How to (Realistically) Save for your Holiday

When I travel I do not want to miss out on anything at all – who does? I don’t want to have to say no to something and then get home and regret it for the rest of my life. Before I leave for my trip I spend months in ‘super saving’ mode in order…

The Perks of Solo Travel

I meet so many people on my travels who are shocked to hear that I am traveling independently. I always get the same questions ‘aren’t you afraid to be by yourself? Don’t you get bored? What if something goes wrong?’. The truth is, I’ve always chosen to travel solo, only on a handful of occasions I…