My Favourite Hostels Around the World

When travelling, hostels have more advantages than just savings; solo travellers can be introduced to other travellers to explore with, cheap tours and drinks are regularly available, locations generally tend to be central and most have kitchen and laundry facilities to help with long term travel. Whilst you need to do your own research to…

The Top Destinations for Geography Geeks

While we don’t have to know why the landforms are the way they are to be a geography geek, it does make it exciting when you can see the impact of processes, that can take millions of years, suddenly right in front of you. If you love your natural beauty, then have a read of…

Why you should travel solo at least once in your life

Over the past few years I’ve travelled with friends, family, partners, tours, and solo. And while there are benefits to each, travelling solo is easily the most rewarding way to travel. If you haven’t or are maybe considering travelling by yourself, here are some of the reasons you need to try it: Open to new…

14 Bucket List Travel Moments You Need To Try

Paris with someone you love As cliche as it sounds, the city of Love has a reputation for a reason. I’ve been to Paris three times with different people, single and in relationships. I absolutely suggest you see Paris regardless of who you are/aren’t with but my favourite trip (so far) would be Valentines Day…

Budget Valentines Day in Paris

When you think couples city break on a tight budget, Paris doesn’t immediately come to mind, particularly around Valentine’s Day in the city of love. However my Valentine’s Day 2018 was spent doing exactly that! Here’s what we did: Cheap Eurostar fares I’m always on the lookout for cheap fares and a month before had…

My Favourite Budget Destinations

While I’ve travelled my fair share, I haven’t made it to the whole world (yet), so this is based on my own experiences. Southern Spain During peak summer, on little savings & no income, I survived 2.5 weeks in Southern Spain. Luckily accomodation was still very cheap as was most food and attractions. If you’re…

Turkey on a Budget

Last summer, after some spontaneous trip bookings, I found myself looking at spending two weeks as a solo backpacker in Turkey on a limited budget. I was nervous, due to knowing little about the country, and finding little credible websites to help me on my research. However, i can not rate this beautiful country highly…

500 Days Abroad. Was it worth it?

Another milestone down, 500 days abroad where I’ve travelled to 22 countries and 52 cities. What I have I gained? Whilst this is not the first time I’ve left Australia, it has been the first for many other things: flying/ travelling solo, Contiki tours, living abroad, language barriers with locals, teaching abroad, being single and…

5 things i’ve learnt from travelling with a chronic disease

Disclaimer: There are many chronic diseases that affect people differently. This is just my experience with my disease, which will be different from others managing the same disease. Here I am, two and a half years after diagnosis, and over three years since I can remember showing symptoms. What seemed like a terrifying lifelong struggle…