The South Shore’s Best Halloween Experience: Barrett’s

  Last weekend, I had some friends visiting from Germany and we wanted to do something unique to Fall in New England. I brainstormed and thought of a place that I've heard about since I was little, but was always too afraid to go to until now: Barrett's Haunted...

Coromandel Peninsula: Beautiful NZ Getaway

A few weeks ago, I arrived in Australia where I’ll be living for the next year, and then immediately jetted off to New Zealand with some friends. Overall, the trip didn’t go exactly as planned, but more about that in my next blog post. While in New Zealand, we spent a...

California Dreaming – A Guide to San Francisco

San Francisco is one of those iconic cities you need to see once in your life. But chances are, once you’ve visited, you’ll want to keep coming back for more! San Francisco has this special draw that’s hard to explain, but once you’ve experienced it, you’ll know what...

Great Ocean Road: Australia’s Most Scenic Drive

Since it's basically a massive island, Australia is full of beautiful coastal routes. There's the Grand Pacific Drive south of Sydney and beautiful drives along the coastlines of Queensland and Western Australia. But what is widely known as the country's most...

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List

  There are so many travel experiences I want to have in my lifetime, and I don't want to leave any corner of the Earth unturned. I put together this list of things that I think everyone should experience at least once in their life. I've already been lucky enough to...

A Guide to Footscray, Melbourne

Footscray is one of those Melbourne neighbourhoods I've heard a lot about but never visited until recently. Even though it's a popular area, I guess it never seemed as if there was as much to do there in comparison to areas like Fitzroy, St Kilda, South Yarra, etc....

A Quick Guide to Cairns, Australia

If you're spending some time travelling around Australia, one of the cities you are likely to end up in is Cairns. Cairns is probably the most popular jump-off point along the Queensland coast for accessing the Great Barrier Reef, and there are lots of other nearby...

A Guide To Lisbon, Portugal

Whenever people ask me what is my favourite city that I've visited, I always struggle to answer them. There are the obvious ones that top the list like London and Paris, but people are always a little surprised when I mention Lisbon among one of my top cities. Most...

Ten Things You Learn as an Expat in Australia

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to live as an expat in Australia? I feel like everything I read or see portrays life in Australia completely differently. In fact, if you've never been to Australia yourself, you probably have an idea in your head of...

A Guide to Australia’s Mornington Peninsula

Melburnians are lucky because we have so many places to explore right on our doorstep. There's the Great Ocean Road, Yarra Valley wine region, several mountain ranges, and the one that I visited most recently: the Mornington Peninsula. Ever since arriving in Melbourne...

14 Ways to Learn a Language For Free

With all of the technology available today, there's never been a better time to learn a new language. And better yet, there are so many different ways to learn a language for free! I've always been fascinated by foreign languages. I took both French and Spanish...

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7 Tips to Thrive in a Remote Work Environment

Whether you're a seasoned digital nomad or you're new to the remote work world, finding motivation and settling into an at-home routine can be challenging. You're surrounded by distractions that you wouldn't have in a typical office environment. Plus, sharing one...

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How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust When You’re Stuck at Home

Wherever you are in the world, chances are the COVID-19 epidemic has got you cooped up in lockdown. Until the virus subsides, the best thing to do is to stay home, so it would be irresponsible to travel at the moment. But if you're obsessed with travelling as much as...

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Off-the-Beaten-Path Spots to Explore in London

London is home to some of the most iconic landmarks in the world – the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben (even though it’s currently covered in scaffolding). While these spots are beautiful and iconic for a reason, the way to experience the “real” London is by...

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5 Places to Visit in the Yorkshire Countryside

England has always been one of my favourite countries, and in the past six months I've been so lucky to experience more of England outside its big cities. My boyfriend is from Yorkshire in northern England, so when I visited a few months ago, I was excited to explore...

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A Few Days in Paradise on the Sunshine Coast

As a former expat living in Australia, I fell completely in love with the country. It has some of the most beautiful nature I've seen in the world. Queensland in particular is full of so many scenic spots to visit. Brisbane offers the excitement of a big city, Cairns...

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How To Stay Fit While Travelling

I love travel. You all know that. But what you may not know is that I am also very into fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. As someone who travels so much, I admit it can be hard to stick to your normal fitness routine while you're on the road. I have taken lots...

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Top 10 Things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland

As the cultural heart of Scotland and a crowd favourite among places to visit in the UK, Edinburgh offers a much different experience than fellow Scottish cities, such as Glasgow and Aberdeen. It’s full of amazing history, stunning architecture, and out-of-this-world...

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Iceland

If you follow lots of travel bloggers and Instagrammers, no doubt you've seen Iceland popping up left and right! In the past year or so, Iceland has become one of the hottest travel destinations, and it's easy to see why! It's one of the most beautiful, unique, and...

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How to Spend a Day in Brighton, England

Brighton is a small coastal city about an hour and a half south of London. It's a city that has been on my radar for a while, so I was excited to finally visit when I was back in London this past December. Brighton is the perfect change of pace from fast-paced London....

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California Dreaming – A Guide to San Francisco

San Francisco is one of those iconic cities you need to see once in your life. But chances are, once you’ve visited, you’ll want to keep coming back for more! San Francisco has this special draw that’s hard to explain, but once you’ve experienced it, you’ll know what...

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21 Places You Must Visit in the UK (Outside of London!)

Ever since I was little, I have had this fascination with the UK and all things British. I think my obsession started with the Harry Potter series and then expanded as I entered my teens and discovered lots of amazing British books and TV shows. Fast forward to today,...

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Meet Christie

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Hi! I’m Christie, a 28-year-old girl originally from Boston who has lived all over the world. I love living abroad and experiencing different places as a local. I have no greater passion than travel, and when I’m not exploring I spend my free time reminiscing on past trips, daydreaming about future travel, and sharing it all here on Girl Sees The World.

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