The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Iceland

If you follow lots of travel bloggers and Instagrammers, no doubt you've seen Iceland popping up left and right! In the past year or so, Iceland has become one of the hottest travel destinations, and it's easy to see why! It's one of the most beautiful, unique, and...

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...

Getting Ready to Study Abroad Part 2: When You Arrive

It's getting close to the start of the school year, and that means lots of students will be boarding flights to spend a semester or a year in a foreign country. Study abroad is becoming more and more common among college students, and it's basically a rite of passage...

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...

Welcome to Girl Sees The World!

Hello there and welcome to my blog! You might have found this site from my previous blog called La Vie Est Belle. I blogged on La Vie Est Belle for a little over a year, but decided to transition over to this new blog instead. Why, you may ask? Well, La Vie Est Belle...

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...

Road Tripping Around Tasmania

When you think of places you need to visit around Australia, the first places that come to mind are probably Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, and Uluru. Try to think of some more destinations and you’ll probably think the Whitsundays, Fraser...

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...

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...

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...

14 Ways to Learn a Language For Free

With all of the technology available today, there's never been a better time to learn a new language. And better yet, there are so many different ways to learn a language for free! I've always been fascinated by foreign languages. I took both French and Spanish...

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7 Tips to Thrive in a Remote Work Environment

Whether you're a seasoned digital nomad or you're new to the remote work world, finding motivation and settling into an at-home routine can be challenging. You're surrounded by distractions that you wouldn't have in a typical office environment. Plus, sharing one...

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How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust When You’re Stuck at Home

Wherever you are in the world, chances are the COVID-19 epidemic has got you cooped up in lockdown. Until the virus subsides, the best thing to do is to stay home, so it would be irresponsible to travel at the moment. But if you're obsessed with travelling as much as...

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Off-the-Beaten-Path Spots to Explore in London

London is home to some of the most iconic landmarks in the world – the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben (even though it’s currently covered in scaffolding). While these spots are beautiful and iconic for a reason, the way to experience the “real” London is by...

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5 Places to Visit in the Yorkshire Countryside

England has always been one of my favourite countries, and in the past six months I've been so lucky to experience more of England outside its big cities. My boyfriend is from Yorkshire in northern England, so when I visited a few months ago, I was excited to explore...

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A Few Days in Paradise on the Sunshine Coast

As a former expat living in Australia, I fell completely in love with the country. It has some of the most beautiful nature I've seen in the world. Queensland in particular is full of so many scenic spots to visit. Brisbane offers the excitement of a big city, Cairns...

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How To Stay Fit While Travelling

I love travel. You all know that. But what you may not know is that I am also very into fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. As someone who travels so much, I admit it can be hard to stick to your normal fitness routine while you're on the road. I have taken lots...

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Top 10 Things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland

As the cultural heart of Scotland and a crowd favourite among places to visit in the UK, Edinburgh offers a much different experience than fellow Scottish cities, such as Glasgow and Aberdeen. It’s full of amazing history, stunning architecture, and out-of-this-world...

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Iceland

If you follow lots of travel bloggers and Instagrammers, no doubt you've seen Iceland popping up left and right! In the past year or so, Iceland has become one of the hottest travel destinations, and it's easy to see why! It's one of the most beautiful, unique, and...

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How to Spend a Day in Brighton, England

Brighton is a small coastal city about an hour and a half south of London. It's a city that has been on my radar for a while, so I was excited to finally visit when I was back in London this past December. Brighton is the perfect change of pace from fast-paced London....

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California Dreaming – A Guide to San Francisco

San Francisco is one of those iconic cities you need to see once in your life. But chances are, once you’ve visited, you’ll want to keep coming back for more! San Francisco has this special draw that’s hard to explain, but once you’ve experienced it, you’ll know what...

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21 Places You Must Visit in the UK (Outside of London!)

Ever since I was little, I have had this fascination with the UK and all things British. I think my obsession started with the Harry Potter series and then expanded as I entered my teens and discovered lots of amazing British books and TV shows. Fast forward to today,...

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Meet Christie

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Hi! I’m Christie, a 28-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 greater 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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