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

Asia, Australia, Bali, Malaysia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Outback Australia, Queensland, Singapore, South Australia, Sydney & New South Wales, Tasmania, Travel

16 Places I Visited In 2016

It’s been a while since my last post, and I have so many cool places to write about! Since my last blog I took a trip to Bali and then did an epic Australian road trip from Darwin down to Adelaide, back to Melbourne and then up to the Gold Coast. But before I get… Read More 16 Places I Visited In 2016

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

Melbourne’s Best Hike: The 1000 Steps

One of the great things about living in Melbourne is how much there is to do outside city limits. For anyone who likes nature and adventure, one place they’ve probably been to is the 1000 Steps. The Steps are in the Dandenong Mountain range to the east of Melbourne. Like the name suggests, the 1000… Read More Melbourne’s Best Hike: The 1000 Steps

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

A Quick 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. Once I visited though, I realised it… Read More A Quick Guide to Footscray, Melbourne

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

Getting Trapt in Melbourne

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the escape room trend that’s been taking the world by storm for the past year. Basically, you and some friends get locked in a room and have to solve a series of clues and puzzles in order to get out in a set amount… Read More Getting Trapt in Melbourne

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

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 last December, I’ve heard and read about how incredible the Mornington is.… Read More A Guide to Australia’s Mornington Peninsula

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

Melbourne Laneways You Must Visit

You may have seen on social media but Melbourne, Australia was recently ranked the most liveable city in the world for the sixth year in a row. Overseas Melbourne seems to be pretty under the radar, definitely less popular than its rival to the north, Sydney. But to anyone who has spent some time living… Read More Melbourne Laneways You Must Visit

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

Pop-Up Patch: A Secret Garden in the Heart of Melbourne

It’s officially springtime in Melbourne now! One of my favourite things to do in Spring has always been to get outside and explore as many new spots as possible. Melbourne is an especially awesome city for this because there are so many unique places to see. On a recent trip into the city with my… Read More Pop-Up Patch: A Secret Garden in the Heart of Melbourne

Australia, Melbourne & Victoria, Oceania, Travel

Melbourne’s Most Scenic Walk: The Brighton Beach to St Kilda Bay Trail

The cold Melbourne winter is finally coming to an end! So that means getting out and exploring all the beautiful outdoor things there are to do around the city! Last weekend, I checked something else off my Melbourne bucket list: the Brighton Beach to St Kilda coastal walk. It was sunny and about 18 degrees,… Read More Melbourne’s Most Scenic Walk: The Brighton Beach to St Kilda Bay Trail