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Falling for Southern Charm in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina, might seem like an unusual choice for a couple of twenty-somethings visiting the USA for the first time, but it ended up being one of my favourite cities. It wasn’t the Empire State Building, the Grand Canyon or the White House which made me want to visit the USA. It’s the country’s regional diversity, which still manages to put up a good … Continue reading Falling for Southern Charm in Charleston

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Top 5 Travel Experiences 2015

Every year I like to look back and choose my top 5 travel experiences that defined the year. Last year, it was more about “big” experiences like seeing the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and the best beach in Australia. Looking back, the experiences that stood out the most for me this year had more to do with time spent wandering and little discoveries, … Continue reading Top 5 Travel Experiences 2015

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The Battery: Charleston’s Millionaire Mile

During our week spent in The South we visited two very different American cities. First up was clean, pristine and ridiculously lovely Charleston, home to one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in the United States. Three days later we found ourselves in the narrow, noisy streets of New Orleans, one of the poorest metropolitan regions in the country. Both cities were characteristically Southern, yet I’d say … Continue reading The Battery: Charleston’s Millionaire Mile

Recap: 2 Months in the USA

I’m back in Australia! As you’ll have seen if you follow the blog or my Instagram account, I’ve spent the last 2 months in the USA! I didn’t post too much while I was away, mostly because I was too busy exploring, gawking and eating to spend too much time glued to a screen. I took notes most days, but didn’t get much further than that! … Continue reading Recap: 2 Months in the USA