• All of my East Coast Australia Hostels Reviewed

    All of my East Coast Australia Hostels …

      Going on a big East Coast Australia adventure? Still not booked your hostels? Great, I’m here to tell you what was good, what was bad, and where I would stay if I were to do it all over again. Tried and tested, so you don’t end up in a hovel, like some of the places that I ended up…

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    3 Places I Would Revisit (And 3 I Would Not!)

    3 Places I Would Revisit (And 3 I Would …

      Is there any better way to make a come back than to make a controversial blog post? Who knows, let’s go! DISCLAIMER: I have enjoyed every trip I have ever been on – every single place has it’s own flare, history, culture and people that I respect. This post is in the interest of being human, and not being…

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    FIND WHAT YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE

    How to Enjoy Travel as a Shy Person

    How to Enjoy Travel as a Shy …

      My name is Vanessa: I enjoy travel, staying in new countries, and eating exotic food – I am also extremely shy, and not made of money. On the other side of the world, in a lively Australian hostel I came to the realisation that I didn’t quite fit in with the majority of the outgoing backpackers around me, and…

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    COPING WITH POST TRAVEL DEPRESSION

    COPING WITH POST TRAVEL DEPRESSION

    We spend so long lusting over other people’s trips, and happily recounting our fantastic adventures to others, but what really happens when the excitement is over? Welcome to post travel depression.   Preparing for my (what was supposed to be a two year) trip to Australia was a life changing experience. On top of the actual time spent away from…

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    The Trip of a Lifetime | The Whitsunday Islands

    The Trip of a Lifetime | The Whitsunday …

    Let me take you to the most beautiful place that I have ever been to. 20+ countries, 5 countries, and countless cities, and you’re now reading about the experience that will be the hardest to beat – sailing around the Whitsunday Islands, Queensland. If you’re planning on visiting Australia and this is not on your to do list, change your plans. Snorkeling with…

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    Arts Factory Lodge | Byron Bay, Aus

    Arts Factory Lodge | Byron Bay, Aus

    Grab a cuppa, and prepare to dive into the famous Arts Factory Lodge, an internationally known backpackers hostel in Byron Bay, Australia. If you’re looking for information on Byron Bay itself, check out my post on Byron Bay, and then scoot back over here for a chat, if you’re considering booking up here. Arts Factory Lodge: Important Info Room: Cube…

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    Chillin’ in Byron Bay

    Chillin’ in Byron Bay

    If there was one place that I wanted to visit in Australia on my road trip then it was Byron Bay, New South Wales.  Call me an ignorant traveler, but I just had to see the place famously depicted in the Inbetweeners 2 movie as some kind of hippy sex fest. Well here I am, to confirm or deny that…

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    The Best of Sydney in 24 Hours

    The Best of Sydney in 24 Hours

    Having lived, laughed, and loved in Melbourne I had been craving to see more of what Australia had to offer. Having heard of the great debate of which city is better, Melbourne or Sydney, I knew that I had to see for myself. My time in Sydney was part of a longer, one month plan, to seeing the beaches of…

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    Melbourne’s Best Kept Secret

    Melbourne’s Best Kept Secret

    Fitzroy, Collingwood, South Yarra – all Melbourne suburbs that people crave to live in, or visit by recommendation of their guidebooks. Yes, they are trendy and hip, but there are suburbs with just as much character waiting to be explored. One day I stumbled upon the inner-western suburb of Yarraville and completely fell in love. Despite being only 15 minutes on the…

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