#USA2K17 – Part One

Can you believe we’re more than halfway through August? I certainly can’t, nor can I believe I’ve been back in Australia for three weeks and still haven’t posted anything about my trip! I had a wonderful three weeks travelling down the sunny West Coast of the United States, and am already counting down the seconds until […]

USA 2K17 – Accommodation

I’ve previously mentioned that when traveling I like to stay in hotels whenever possible. In my last post, I also mentioned that due to a wedding, I would be heading to the USA in peak season and therefore doing my first full trip* in youth hostels. *okay, it’s 90% youth hostels. I did spring for […]

Family Travel Goals

I was pretty lucky to be born into a family who love – and prioritise – travel. While I didn’t go on my first overseas holiday until I was fourteen, I grew up with family members constantly heading overseas and therefore always hearing stories of their travels. My parents even waited twelve years after meeting […]

Three Things Thursday: Planning Apps

It’s two months today until I’ll be leaving on my next trip to the USA (how is it mid-May already?!), and in addition to this, I’m also in the early stages of planning a YOLO trip to the UK after my thesis is handed in in late October/early November (a trip which has absolutely nothing […]

Location Guide: Two Days in Hanoi

We started our current trip to Vietnam with three nights and two full days in Hanoi. Hanoi, located in the north of the country, is known for its crazy traffic, French influence and Old Quarter in which questionable electrical wires dominate the landscape. Attractions:  Ho Chi Minh Complex One of the main attractions in Hanoi […]

Ten Days in Vietnam

My first trip of 2017 is here and I am so excited. I first went to Vietnam in September 2011 on a school excursion for my year eleven modern history class. We spent three weeks traveling around the country, and I fell in love. Before becoming a principal, my dad was a high school history teacher […]

Location Guide: Anaheim

When most people think of Disneyland, they think LA. The resort is actually located in Anaheim, about half an hour south of LA, and a much more convenient place to base yourself if you’re planning on spending more than a day in the parks (or want to explore a different area!). How to get there: On […]