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Where to eat and drink in New Orleans

New Orleans is famed for it’s complex, flavourful regional cuisine and vibrant nightlife. Eating and drinking in the city was an exploration of several layers of foreign cuisines at every meal – American, Southern, Cajun and Creole. Despite having a few must-try iconic New Orleans dishes on my to do list, I didn’t really have a list of particular cafes, bars or restaurants I wanted to … Continue reading Where to eat and drink in New Orleans

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Itinerary: One Week in Tokyo

Tokyo is the biggest city in the world, so when my boyfriend and I visited Japan for the first time, we decided to spend the whole week in Tokyo. We saw so many different parts of the city, without returning from our holiday more exhausted than when we left. This post was getting CRAZY long, so I’ve kept it to a brief overview as much … Continue reading Itinerary: One Week in Tokyo

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My favourite restaurants in the Melbourne CBD

I’m going to call it – Melbourne is one of the best cities in the world to eat in. It’s home to the best restaurant in Australia, and has a thriving food scene built on myriad food cultures conversing and colliding in one city. There are fantastic restaurants in every corner of the entire city, but there are so many fantastic restaurants in the Melbourne … Continue reading My favourite restaurants in the Melbourne CBD

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The Pantheon, Paris: Home of France’s Heroes

The elegant dome of the Pantheon is an iconic fixture of the Parisian skyline. I was excited to see inside, when I was in Paris for the first time, with my family. The Pantheon’s purpose is to serve history, but the building itself is also a legacy of Paris’ tumultuous history. Paris is a city that celebrates and honours the past better than any other … Continue reading The Pantheon, Paris: Home of France’s Heroes

9 Amazing Museums & Galleries to visit in New York City

As with just about everything in the city, there is an overwhelming choice of museum and galleries to visit in New York City. There’s not just one iconic museum, but five. There aren’t just a few interesting smaller galleries and museums, but dozens. Visiting one of New York’s world-class museums and galleries was on my list of Top 10 Experiences in New York because it’s part of … Continue reading 9 Amazing Museums & Galleries to visit in New York City

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A Long Weekend on the Gold Coast

Every time I go back to Queensland, I make a pact with my boyfriend to go back more often. After this past long weekend on the Gold Coast, we’ve made plans to go back once every three months next year! Melbourne has public holidays for not one, but two sporting events every year. In September, we get a long weekend for the AFL Final and in November, … Continue reading A Long Weekend on the Gold Coast

Whale Watching on the Gold Coast’s Humpback Highway

One of my resolutions in 2017 was to spend more time in nature. While I’ve failed dismally for most of the year, I got October off to a flying start by whale watching on the Gold Coast with Spirit of Gold Coast. Sports-mad Melbourne has a public holiday for the AFL Grand Final at the end of September. I couldn’t care less about the Grand Final (shhh), so … Continue reading Whale Watching on the Gold Coast’s Humpback Highway