Australia, Oceania, Sydney & New South Wales, Travel

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 time in Aus can tell you that the East Coast… Read More Roadtripping the East Coast of Australia

Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania

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 where I would have two… Read More 48 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand

Asia, Australia, Bali, Europe, France, North America, Oceania, Portugal, Singapore, Travel, UK, USA

My Top 10 Places in the World (So Far!)

I’ve been really lucky to have travelled to so many amazing places in my lifetime. Being from the USA originally, I have travelled around a good portion of the US and Canada over the years. 23 US states and 3 Canadian provinces to be exact! I’ve also seen a good part of Western Europe when… Read More My Top 10 Places in the World (So Far!)

Australia, Oceania, Queensland, Travel

A Guide to Australia’s Gold Coast

As Katy Perry famously said, “You can travel the world, but nothing comes close to the golden coast.” Except, we’re not talking about California. We’re talking about the true Golden Coast in Queensland, Australia! For anyone who’s never been to Australia, you probably have a picture in your mind of what you expect it to… Read More A Guide to Australia’s Gold Coast

Food and Drink Guides, Girl Eats The World, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel, Wellington

Cheap Eats in Wellington For $10 Or Less

It’s no secret that things in New Zealand are expensive—clothes, groceries, drinks, and of course meals out. After moving to Wellington back in February, I quickly learned that eating out too often would leave me with nothing in my bank account. Something that is hard for me as someone with high-end taste on a backpacker… Read More Cheap Eats in Wellington For $10 Or Less

Australia, Expat Life, Living Abroad, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Outback Australia, Queensland, South Australia, Sydney & New South Wales, Tasmania, Travel

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 what it’s like. You may picture… Read More Ten Things You Learn as an Expat in Australia

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

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 impressive is the Great Ocean Road just outside of Melbourne. Living in Melbourne for… Read More Great Ocean Road: Australia’s Most Scenic Drive

New Zealand, Oceania, Wellington

Top 10 Things to do in Wellington, NZ

Back in February, I made the move from Australia to Wellington, New Zealand. Before arriving in Wellington, I honestly didn’t know much about the city at all, and chances are that you reading this won’t know much about Wellington either. Well, after spending almost four months here, I can confirm that it is a great… Read More Top 10 Things to do in Wellington, NZ

Australia, Living Abroad, Outback Australia

How to Survive Long-Term Camping

Here’s a sentence that teenage me never could have seen coming. In November and December, my boyfriend and I spent more than a month camping and living out of our car. And guess what? I actually really enjoyed the experience! As someone who has always been more of a city girl than an outdoorsy person,… Read More How to Survive Long-Term Camping

Australia, Oceania, South Australia, Travel

Most Underrated City in Australia? – A Guide to Adelaide and its Surrounds

And here begins the next chapter of my boyfriend and my epic roadtrip around Australia a few months ago… After weeks of travelling through the Top End and Outback of the Northern Territory, we made our way to Adelaide. It was like a breath of fresh air to be back in a lively city after so much… Read More Most Underrated City in Australia? – A Guide to Adelaide and its Surrounds