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...

Most Underrated City in Australia? – A Guide to Adelaide

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...

How To Get The Ultimate South Shore Experience

Over the past year I have had a lot of excitement travelling in Europe, living in New York City, and then living and working on a college campus in Boston this summer. A couple weeks ago, my summer job ended and I moved back home to the Massachusetts South Shore where...

Visiting the Grandest of all Canyons!

As I am typing this, I'm sitting in the Las Vegas airport getting ready to board a flight home after one of the best vacations I've ever been on. My family had a trip planned to Las Vegas for my aunt’s wedding and decided to make it even more fun by adding in a canyon...

Finding A Job That Doesn’t Feel Like A Job

This summer was probably the busiest one I've ever had. But at the same time, it was probably the best one I've ever had. I worked six or seven days each week and somewhere around 15 hours each day, which to most people might sound crazy and miserable! In most other...

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...

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 the Hotels and Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip

When you picture Las Vegas, there's no doubt the Vegas Strip is the first place that comes to mind. The Strip is the four mile stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard where the most popular hotels and casinos in the city are located, and where the vast majority of tourists...

On The Hunt For My Perfect City

I follow a lot of different travel blogs and one that I've been reading a lot lately is Sophee Smiles. The girl who writes the blog is spending a year road-tripping with her husband through Asia, the Middle East, and Europe to find a place that really feels like home...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Most Underrated City in Australia? – A Guide to Adelaide

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...

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10 Differences Living in Australia vs New Zealand

After being in New Zealand for almost three months now, I’ve gotten to know it pretty well. After 15 months in Australia, my visa ended, so I decided to come to Wellington next. People had told me Melbourne and Wellington are very similar, and I do see what they mean...

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Highlights of the Australian Outback

When you picture Australia, one of two things will come to mind—the sprawling beaches along the coastlines or the stunning interior of the country best known as the Outback. And based on the title, I’m sure you can tell which one this post is going to be about! On our...

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Highlights of Australia’s Top End

When people visit Australia, the areas that tend to be most popular are Sydney and Melbourne, the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland coastline, Uluru and the dry red centre, and even the wine regions near both Perth and Adelaide. One of the regions that tends to be...

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Some Dos and Don’ts of Visiting Bali

Bali is one of those amazing places that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. It’s full of beautiful beaches, amazing food, and lovely people. A true paradise! But of course like anywhere you travel to, there are some things to be aware of that you...

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Visiting the Ultimate Paradise: Bali, Indonesia

Back in November, my boyfriend Will and I set out on the adventure of a lifetime! First stop on our agenda was Bali. I’ve been wanting to visit Bali for as long as I can remember after seeing photos that really make it look like paradise. And one of the amazing things...

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Starting A New Adventure In New Zealand

Wow it’s been ages since I’ve posted on here! The last few months have been a whirlwind with so much happening and a lot of change. As I posted back in November, my boyfriend Will and I had heaps of adventure packed into a couple months. We went to Bali, bought a car...

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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 into...

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Meet Christie, the girl behind the blog!

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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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