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Hallstatt in winter: A fairytale town in the Austrian Alps

I visited Hallstatt at the very beginning of 2014, and I just realised that I’ve never written about it. That backpacking trip through Europe took me to a ton of amazing locations. Hallstatt stands out in my memory as one of the best places on our itinerary for travel photography, and I have to say, I was glad to have the chance to experience...

Things to do at Lake Bohinj in winter

I think that Lake Bohinj is truly a hidden gem in the Julian Alps. Only 26km/16 mi away from its more popular neighbour Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj sits at the base of a grand valley right next to the stunning Triglav National Park. Though it doesn’t get the same level of visitors as Bled, it easily matches its natural beauty which makes it an even...

The Slovenian coast: A day trip to Piran from Ljubljana

Not many people know that Slovenia actually has a tiny slice of coastline. It may only be 47km (29 mi) long, but Slovenia’s Adriatic coast holds some historic and pretty seaside towns. Piran is the most popular for tourists. Held by the Venetians for over 500 years, the town’s buildings reflect centuries of influence making it feel more like...

See Stockholm’s best subway stations using just one ticket

This post was originally published on A Globe Well Travelled in 2016. I’m currently updating some older content with fresh information to keep us inspired while COVID-19 stops us from travelling!I finally found the perfect activity to satisfy both my own and my husband’s travel obsessions: a self-guided tour of the Stockholm subway.He has some nerdy...

Ultimate guide to 48 hours in Copenhagen

This post was originally published on A Globe Well Travelled in 2016. I’m currently updating some older content with fresh information to keep us inspired while COVID-19 stops us from travelling! I enjoyed Copenhagen way more than I thought I would. It’s not that I thought I’d dislike the city – it’s just that I hadn’t originally...

Could you stop buying new clothes for one year?

I did it. It’s now been 12 months since I began a slow fashion challenge, and I successfully managed to stop buying new clothes for an entire year.I thought it would be a struggle, but it actually led me to update my wardrobe in new and exciting ways.I know some of you will have questions about this slow fashion challenge. What happens when you need...

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...

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