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...

Cities I Am Dying To Revisit

I have been so fortunate in my life and have had the opportunity to travel to a ton of cool places—more than your average 23 year old! While I am always on the look-out for new places to explore, there are a bunch of cities I am hoping to revisit over the next few...

Top 20 Things To Do In Melbourne

If you've ever spent much time in Australia, you probably know that there is a huge rivalry between its two biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne. One of the biggest arguments for people on the Sydney side is that Melbourne doesn't have a lot to offer tourists. I can't...

10 Apps Every New Yorker Should Have On Their Phone

Whether you've lived in New York or visited as a tourist, you have an idea of just how crazy and overwhelming NYC can be! But luckily for us, we're living in the year 2015 so there are plenty of apps to make our NYC experiences so much easier. These are the top 10...

My Plans for the Summer, and I’m Moving Abroad!

Recently, there have been so many exciting changes in my life. First of all, I left my job at L'Oréal. I learned a lot while I was there, but the longer I stayed, the more I realised customer marketing just wasn't for me. Plus, even though I find the beauty industry...

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...

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 Day Out On The Great Barrier Reef

There are so many amazing experiences to cross off of your Australian bucket list, but the one that has to be the most exciting is the Great Barrier Reef. I have had some awesome experiences around Australia over the past eight months, and so far my favourite has been...

What To See And Do In Bath, England

I have always been pretty obsessed with England, and recently I've been feeling super nostalgic and really want to visit again. My favourite city will always be London, but another amazing English city that less people really know about is Bath. On my last trip to the...

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...

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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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....

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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...

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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 Blue...

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A 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....

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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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