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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How To Properly Protect Your Skin From The Sun | Sunscreen Tips

How To Properly Protect Your Skin From The Sun | Sunscreen Tips

A combination of hitting my (early-ish *cough*) 30s and wizening up to the harmful effects of the sun have made me think a lot more about how precious our skin is and, if I’m honest,…

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Instagram Isn’t Killing Blogs – It’s Making Them Better

Instagram Isn’t Killing Blogs – It’s Making Them Better

I was enjoying my Saturday morning cup of tea and blog binge when I got to a post by one of my favourite bloggers and Instagrammers lamenting the slow demise of blogging. I died. (As…

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My Hand Luggage Essentials For Long-Haul Flights

My Hand Luggage Essentials For Long-Haul Flights

If there is one thing I have learned during my years of non-stop travel it’s not to pack too many things in my hand luggage. There have been far too many times when I’ve struggled through…

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A Tale Of Two Delhis – Contrasting Experiences As A Female Traveller in Delhi

A Tale Of Two Delhis – Contrasting Experiences As A Female Traveller in Delhi

Two different days in Delhi, 2 very different stories for this girl to come home with. First time in Old Delhi Nothing fills me with more excitement than landing in a new city. I was…

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Making A Living From Travel Blogging: 15 Things You Need To Know

Making A Living From Travel Blogging: 15 Things You Need To Know

I like to keep this blog as BS-free as possible and that also applies to talking about how I make a living from travel blogging. There are heaps of great guides online about how to…

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