7 Things I Do in Every City I Visit…And the Things I Wish I Did

How do you get under a city’s skin? Without really meaning to, I’ve developed a bit of a ritual of working my way through the following 7 things that I do in every city I visit. There are always surprises and new experiences, but I find the following activities leave me with a fairly well-rounded experience of a new city. 7 Things I Do in … Continue reading 7 Things I Do in Every City I Visit…And the Things I Wish I Did

Itinerary: One week in Queensland from the Whitsundays to Cairns

I can’t believe it took me so long to explore the natural beauty right on my doorstep in Queensland. I travelled with my best friend Chloe, from Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays to Cairns, with excursions to the Great Barrier Reef, Magnetic Island, the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Port Douglas, just to name a few. The Great Barrier Reef may be this region’s major … Continue reading Itinerary: One week in Queensland from the Whitsundays to Cairns

Itinerary: Brisbane to Waterfall Way Roadtrip

Need a getaway beyond the usual beaches? Leave the city behind and explore Queensland’s country towns on your way to one of the most beautiful drives in Australia – Waterfall Way. Before this trip, Northern NSW was a bit of a mystery to me – despite its proximity to Brisbane, I had no idea what lay across the border except for Byron Bay, Sydney and … Continue reading Itinerary: Brisbane to Waterfall Way Roadtrip

Itinerary: 2 weeks in Italy

Italy. Where do you start? In the north, the fashion & finance powerhouse of Milan, the sinking canals of Venice and the bright villages of Cinque Terre each demand attention. The olive groves and vineyards of Tuscany, the streets of Florence oozing Renaissance splendour and the fine foods of Emilia-Romagna tempt travellers in the centre. In the south, the Italian Riviera towns of Positano, Amalfi … Continue reading Itinerary: 2 weeks in Italy

Itinerary: 5 Weeks in France, Italy, Greece & Turkey

After I graduated from university, I went to Europe for five weeks with my best friend. This was a really diverse trip because we chose big cities and small towns, did day trips and squeezed in quick stops as well as taking more time in some places. We travelled by train, ferry and cruise ship and spent three weeks travelling independently and then two weeks … Continue reading Itinerary: 5 Weeks in France, Italy, Greece & Turkey