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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…