Australasia

[READ] When a Stranger Saves your Butt

A Collaboration: Random Acts of Kindness from a Stranger With everything that’s going on in politics right now, I felt compelled to try to remember the good things in the world. The little things that help you remember what a beautiful
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The Local’s List: Things to do in Sydney

Free things to do in Sydney that only the locals know about Want to get off-the-beaten-path in Sydney? Sick of being just another person in a busy crowd taking photos of the Opera House? Well, I have the blog post for you! Here’s a collation of
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[Photos] Getting my Hobbiton Hustle on

A photo series of the most adorable movie set ever! Hobbiton is a place to visit even if you aren’t a Lord of the Rings fan. I was fascinated by seeing the movie set because I am in the industry, but TBH anyone and everyone would have a
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7 Reasons to Visit New Zealand in Spring

Why visit New Zealand during the spring off-season: September, October and November? If you think it’s only worth going to New Zealand during the summer or winter, think again. Spring is one of the most beautiful times to see the country,
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Budget Guide for NZ; North Island

Budget Guide for a 3 week Road Trip on the North Island New Zealand is the most breathtaking and beautiful country I’ve ever had the pleasure to visit. Bursting with colour and vibrance, New Zealand’s aura is lush and green. But with beauty
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15 Free Things to do in NZ, North Island

Awesome Free Things to do in New Zealand on the North Island Northland 1. Check out Cape Reinga lighthouse ‘Te Rerenga Wairua’ in Māori language means the leaping-off place of spirits. There’s a tree here known to be where spirits
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[Photos] Volcanoes and Hot Springs of Rotorua

Beautiful Photography of the Geo-Thermal Activity in the most Volcanic Town in New Zealand Rotorua is a geo-thermal wonderland. Encased by volcanoes, hot springs and explosive geysers and set amongst some of the most beautiful landscape in New
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Rubbish Rant; A Complaint Letter

Dear Trashy Tourists, Recently I went for a hike around the picturesque Royal National Park, just outside of Sydney and just as I was beginning the hike I saw a pile of coffee cups and cans dumped on the ground next to the entry. Seriously…?
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Trashed Cars of the NT Photoblog

 Beautiful burnt out cars in the Northern Territory Everyone has a weird thing that they secretly like… For me it’s abandoned and graffitied things. I find a simple beauty in burnt out cars; the way the windows shatter into tiny
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How to find a job in Australia

Find a job in Australia: the ultimate backpackers guide I have collated all of this information by asking my many Couchsurfers and friends, as well as posting in Facebook groups and asking there. Also, I’ve used some of my own personal
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Photos from the VIVID Festival of Light

Amazing Timelapse Photography from VIVID 2016 Every year I brave the bitter cold, rainy and windy weather to walk around Sydney Harbour for a couple of hours to check out VIVID festival. It’s easily one of my favourite free gigs that
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Guide to the Northern Territory

Budget Itinerary; three weeks from Darwin to Uluru THE NORTHERN TERRITORY I never knew that dirt could be so magical! But, in the “red centre” it is exactly that. Starkly juxtaposed next to the soft greens of the shrubs and gumtrees, this
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Barunga Festival: A Cultural Playground

Barunga Festival: Music, Sport and Culture WATCH: A Day in the Barunga Festival, plus a trip to Bitter Springs and Katherine.  The Brunga Festival has been around for over 30 years, bringing strong local culture to the wider Australian people.
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Guide to Darwin and Surrounds

Budget Guide for two weeks around Darwin, Litchfield, Kakadu and Katherine THE NORTHERN TERRITORY I’m going to go ahead an assume you’re interested in the NT for the adventure, the beautiful red dirt, nature, culture, hiking, maybe a bit of
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VIVID Light Festival Timelapse

Epic Photographs from VIVID Light, Music, Ideas Festival 2015 VIVID is one of my favourite festivals in Sydney, and it’s FREE. Every year in the miserable cold months, City of Sydney lights up with sound and movement. It brings everyone
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Nostalgic Photos from Glebe Tram Sheds

A Sydney relic, captured days before it was closed and locked down Rozelle Tram Depot was one of those mysterious, abandoned places that everyone had heard about, but only a few had actually been. Considered by some as a waste of space and a sad
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[WATCH] A Day in Sydney, Australia

Video of a Day Being a Sydney Tourist in Fast-Forward Winter in Sydney can be boring sometimes, it’s definitely not as vibrant and exciting as the Summer months. But there are things to do. Check out what I did with one day in Sydney. If
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8 Ways Yoga Can Change Your Life

8 Ways Yoga Significantly Changed my Life for the Better I’m just going to give a little shout out to Yoga here, since it’s given me so, very much. I used to be one of those people that wanted to be able to exercise, but just couldn’t push
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Great Barrier Reef: Wonder of Nature

The Great Barrier Reef: The Only Living Creature Visible from Space Recently Roxana from Travel n Escapes contacted me to ask if I’d like for her to do a guest post on my blog. I told her to send through her ideas and what we came up
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[WATCH] Journey of a Postcard

What happens when a postcard is lost for six years, and then finally hand delivered to its rightful owner? I write this hung over, with a pounding headache and a sore neck. But I am very excited to tell this story, for it is one with substance
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[READ] A Dingo’s Got my Sister!

This article originally featured on The Poor Explorer Blog. After the case beginning in 1980 when a small child disappeared from a campsite in Central Australia, the line, always said with a thick Australian accent, “A dingo ate my baby!” became
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Fun Photos from Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island: An Australian Wonderland Magnetic Island is alive with Australian birds and animals. I have never been to a place with such a high concentration of tame wildlife in such a small area before. There were thousands of semi-tame
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Breathtaking Photos from a Flight Over Taree

Fantastic Aerial Shots over Taree, Australia I had been pestering my family friend, Tez, for years to take me for a flight in his little passenger plane. He’s an aviation mechanic in Taree and owns a vintage Auster plane that is actually
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