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DIY reusable face masks for safe (and sexy) travels

A lot of us are in a weird state of travel limbo right now.The last time I travelled abroad was back in January when I finished up my Croatia and Slovenia road trip. Since then, my plans have been nearly entirely wiped out. Travel restrictions due to the pandemic remain in place here in Australia. We still can’t move between states or venture abroad,...

My favourite places to visit in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most appealing destinations for Australians to visit.From where I live on the east coast, it’s a reasonably cheap and quick 3-hour flight to reach the majestic landscapes, picturesque towns, and happening cities that are scattered across the islands of New Zealand.I’ve ventured “across the pond” (Aussie slang for over the Tasman...

12 essential activities for a weekend in Queenstown NZ

Queenstown is one of the destinations that I’ve been to multiple times, and I would happily continue going back again and again. There is just something really special about it. The magic starts as early as the flight into Queenstown which has the most spectacular views I’ve ever seen from the window seat. The airport itself is perched between...

12 essential activities for a weekend in Queenstown NZ

Queenstown is one of the destinations that I’ve been to multiple times, and I would happily continue going back again and again. There is just something really special about it. The magic starts as early as the flight into Queenstown which has the most spectacular views I’ve ever seen from the window seat. The airport itself is perched between...

8 fun and fascinating things to do in Leipzig

According to my walking tour guide, Leipzig is known within Germany as “Cheaper Berlin”. It has some similarities to Germany’s capital, like the super adorable Ampelmännchen street light men that remain from when Leipzig was part of East Germany, but aside from that, I found the city to be rather different. With a population only a sixth of the...

7 activities you really must do in Munich

Munich may be famous for Oktoberfest, but this beer-obsessed city has plenty of activities to keep you occupied year-round. There are people wearing Dirndls and Lederhosen that will serve you a stein of beer and a pretzel in a massive beer hall at any time of the year. The traditions of southern Germany are prevalent all throughout the city,...

10 days in Croatia + Slovenia road trip itinerary

A friend recently asked me to list the top 5 countries that I’ve visited. A tough question, as each country has a set of unique qualities that make it great (or bad!). I pondered the question for a while, and realised that one country had moved up in the list after my recent winter Eurotrip. Rob and I spent 2 months travelling the European continent,...

Exploring Slovenia’s capital: the best things to do in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is one of my favourite cities in the whole world. Though much less popular with tourists than other European destinations, Ljubljana is up there at the top of my list. It’s hard to put my finger on exactly what it is that I love about it… I think it comes down to a combination of a three factors: The first is that the entire...

Become a more ethical traveller with this slow fashion challenge!

Could you go without buying new clothes for 12 months? Right now might be the perfect time to reassess your fashion habits. Let me tell you a quick story about the last time I purchased something that I would consider ‘fast fashion’. It was 2018 and I was doing a road trip around Scotland. I felt like I didn’t have enough t-shirts to get...

Working from home: A guide to staying sane and being productive

With international travel being the last thing on everyone’s minds right now, I figured this is probably a good chance to talk about working from home. For the past few years, my office has been a desk in the corner of my living room. I use this space to get work done as a freelancer, and more recently as a place to study for my university degree....

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