My #1 Place To Visit On Each Continent

While I was home in Boston over Easter weekend, my sister and I decided to play a little game where we named the top places we want to visit in each region of the world. Since I want to travel to literally every single place imaginable, this was pretty difficult for...

Getting Ready To Study Abroad Part 1: Before You Leave

It's almost that time of year again—back to school. But if you're like a lot of college students nowadays, instead of preparing to head back to your school for another year, you're getting ready to embark on an adventure in a totally foreign part of the world. A few...

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...

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...

How Studying Abroad Changed My Life

If you are in college, the idea of studying abroad has probably crossed your mind a few times. While it used to be rare for students to spend a semester or year abroad, it's almost seen as a rite of passage for college students today. I was lucky to go to the school...

Visiting the amazing New England Aquarium in Boston

If you're looking for something fun to do on a cold or rainy day in Boston, look no further than the New England Aquarium! Since I grew up near Boston, I visited the aquarium a few times when I was younger with my family and school, but since that was so long ago, I...

48 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand

A few weeks ago, I said goodbye to Wellington, NZ which I had called home for the past five months. But I couldn't leave New Zealand without spending a little bit of time in the country's biggest city. So I boarded an overnight bus and headed up north to Auckland...

Blogger Recognition Award | Girl Sees The World

After lots of travel and an emotional roller coaster over the past few weeks, I'm finally breaking my blogging silence! After leaving my jobs in Wellington toward the end of June, I headed up north to Auckland for a few days and then flew over to Melbourne for about a...

10 Things I’ve Learned From My First Few Days In Sydney

Three weeks ago, I made the long journey from Boston all the way to Sydney, Australia. About 30 hours of travel including two layovers! I stayed in Sydney for a couple of days getting settled and adjusted to the time change before jetting off to New Zealand. A few...

NYC Neighbourhood Spotlight: Williamsburg

  By far the most well-known New York City neighbourhood outside of Manhattan, and one that really emerged into the NYC scene in recent years is Williamsburg. After moving to Brooklyn a year ago, I started spending a lot of my time in Williamsburg and got to know the...

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, I recently finished a session at my Wrestling School by the way. As someone who travels so much, I admit it can be hard to stick to your...

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Top 10 Things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the cultural heart of Scotland and a crowd favourite among places to visit in the UK. Edinburgh offers a much different experience to fellow Scottish cities, such as Glasgow and Aberdeen. It's full of amazing history, beautiful architecture, and great...

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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 that you need to visit once in your life. But chances are, once you've visited once, you'll want to keep on coming back for more! San Francisco has this special draw to it and has so many different personalities, making...

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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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How To Spend A Day On Martha’s Vineyard

When you think of New England, you picture quaint weathered houses, pretty beaches, and small-town charm. You’ll find that all over New England, but probably nowhere paints that picture quite as well as Martha’s Vineyard. The Vineyard is a small island off the coast...

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Things You Learn While Living in a Hostel Long-term

Something that has become a sort of rite of passage among backpackers is living in a hostel while travelling. If you haven't stayed in hostels before, you may picture the rooms as dark and depressing. Maybe in the past there were some like that, but nowadays...

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The Liebster Award | Girl Sees The World

Not too long ago, Girl Sees The World was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award. And I am now accepting another blogging award called the Liebster Award! This is an award nominated by bloggers to other bloggers. Thank you to Karen from the great blog Travelling...

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Roadtripping the East Coast of Australia

The entire continent of Australia is full of amazing roadtrip after amazing roadtrip. I made the incredible journey from Darwin to Melbourne by car, and a few months later was lucky enough to experience the East Coast of Australia too! Any backpacker who has spent...

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Meet Christie

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Hi! I’m Christie, a 26 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 bigger 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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