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
I’ve talked before about how important it is to be flexible and open to new ideas when planning a trip. Travel has a funny way of throwing you lemons, and life is much easier if you can roll with punches. In this post, I’m sharing how I finally came up with a plan for one week’s holiday in the Northern Hemisphere. In the end, our trip looks … Continue reading When travel gives you lemons..go to Southern USA!
I love using the start of the new year as an opportunity to stop and dream up some goals for the year. Some of my 2015 travel resolutions are easy, others will take a little more juggling. I already have some big things happening, so I want to challenge myself while also being realistic and keeping some space in my calendar for a balanced, healthy … Continue reading 2015 New Years Travel Resolutions
How is it the 10th of December already?! The year has flown by, as it does every year and Christmas is creeping up on us. I’ve created my own Globetrotter Gift Guide, compiled of things I love so much that if I don’t find them under the tree, I’ll be treating myself to at the Boxing Day Sales. High quality travel gear One of the most … Continue reading Globetrotter Gift Guide 2014
Like clockwork, the 1st of September turned up the sunshine in Brisbane. It couldn’t have come sooner, I love warm weather! Already it’s so much easier to eat well, exercise and get outdoors. To be honest, Brisbane’s sub-tropical climate means we enjoy pretty beautiful weather all year round but the start of the warmer seasons puts a huge smile on my dial. First of all, … Continue reading Spring 2014 Wanderupdate & some big news
Planning your first (or any!) big trip can be seriously overwhelming, particularly if you’re still studying or are on a tight budget. It seems like the costs keep piling up and your part time job just isn’t going to cut it for the trip of your dreams. I’ve only just started working full time after graduating from university, but during my studies I took three … Continue reading 5 Tips for Planning Holidays on a Budget
I can’t remember the last time I was so impatient for the mailman. As a self-confessed geography nerd, eternal dreamer and shameless travel addict, the Luckies Scratch Map is the next best thing to buying a plane ticket. The Scratch Map is a gorgeous map of the world covered in a gold foil. As you visit a country, scratch away the foil with a … Continue reading Wanderlust goodies: Luckies Scratch Map