How to Enjoy Travel as a Shy Person

  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…

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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 …
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The Trip of a Lifetime | The Whitsunday Islands

The Trip of a Lifetime | The Whitsunday Islands

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…
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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 …
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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&…
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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&…
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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&…
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The Best of Melbourne’s Beaches

The Best of Melbourne’s Beaches

Australia is home to some of the most famous beaches in the world. From the white sands of Queensland to Bondi, you’ll know of them. However Melbourne, the city of street art and coffee, is not quite a well …
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10 Memorable Travel Moments 2016

10 Memorable Travel Moments 2016

  Although most of 2016 saw me working and saving hard for the big finale in November (the start of one year in Australia) I still managed to cover three continents in one year. I consider this to be a complete&…
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