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

Asia, Australia, Living Abroad, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel

I’m Going On An Adventure!

About a year ago exactly, I packed up my things and boarded a one-way flight from Boston to Australia. I had the best year of my life living and working here, making amazing friends, and having lots of adventures. I wish I could stay longer, but unfortunately my working holiday visa only lasts for a… Read More I’m Going On An Adventure!

Australia, Oceania, Sydney & New South Wales, Travel

How To Spend A Day In The Blue Mountains

Sydney is full of beautiful beaches, a good food scene, and endless things to do. But one of the best things you can do on a visit to Sydney is get out of the city and see more of country New South Wales. Probably the most popular day trip out of Sydney is to the… Read More How To Spend A Day In The Blue Mountains

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

Australia, Oceania, Queensland, Travel

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 places to explore including the rainforest, cute little coastal… Read More A Quick Guide to Cairns, Australia