5 Bucket List Experiences You Can’t Miss in Queensland, Australia

5 Bucket List Experiences You Can’t Miss in Queensland, Australia

Found in the north-eastern corner of Australia, Queensland is a big Aussie state with a big appetite for adventure. From the sprawling Great Barrier Reef to the silica sands of the Whitsunday Islands, there’s a…

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I Did It For The Gram: My Floating Breakfast Fail

I Did It For The Gram: My Floating Breakfast Fail

The butter was melted, the eggs now certainly overcooked, and if I didn’t hook the tray back with my toe in the next 2 seconds the whole thing was going to experience death by drowning.…

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How To Have A Luxury Layover At Singapore Changi Airport (Even If You’re Not Flying Business)

How To Have A Luxury Layover At Singapore Changi Airport (Even If You’re Not Flying Business)

I’ve travelled through Singapore Changi Airport at least 20 times in the last 4 years but my latest layover in Changi was by far the best yet. Voted the world’s best airport (6 years in…

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7 Ways I Doubled My Blog Traffic In 2 Months – Really!

7 Ways I Doubled My Blog Traffic In 2 Months – Really!

During the 8 years I’ve been blogging the way readers find my blog has changed massively. Whereas I used to get a lot of blog traffic without much action on my part, in 2018 I’m…

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Palaces, Forts & Faith in Northern India – Maharajas’ Express Highlights

Palaces, Forts & Faith in Northern India – Maharajas’ Express Highlights

The beauty of train travel is that it offers the chance to discover so many diverse places in a relatively short time period. I love how you settle into a room that moves, each day…

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Escape The Crowds In Thailand: 5 Unspoiled Thai Islands

Escape The Crowds In Thailand: 5 Unspoiled Thai Islands

The Thai authorities recently made the bold move to close Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi, the beach made popular in DiCaprio movie The Beach, during the low season in a bid to protect the…

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I’m In! After 3 Years My Permanent Australia Partner Visa Has Been Granted

I’m In! After 3 Years My Permanent Australia Partner Visa Has Been Granted

After almost 4 years of living in Australia and nearly 3 years to the day I applied to stay, I have been granted a permanent partner visa. *Pops open the champagne* The announcement was so unexpected.…

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Why You Need To Go To The Powder Snow In Tohoku, Japan

Why You Need To Go To The Powder Snow In Tohoku, Japan

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of the Tohoku region of Japan. Tohoku is an area of outstanding natural beauty found on Honshu Island, just 3 hours by bullet train from Tokyo. With its…

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Why You’ll Want To Be Green in Brunswick, Melbourne

Why You’ll Want To Be Green in Brunswick, Melbourne

I’m all for being a tourist in your own town and when I met Claudi, the founder of GreenMe Melbourne, at a Travel Massive event I told her to put me down for her next…

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Visiting Varanasi & Cruising The Ganges – India’s Holy City That Moved Me

Visiting Varanasi & Cruising The Ganges – India’s Holy City That Moved Me

There is much that I will never understand about Varanasi, one of the oldest living cities in the world with a spiritual legacy of thousands of years. The faith and fervour that draws Hindus from…

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