Did Traveling Change Me?

Did traveling change me? Of course. But you may be surprised about some of the ways how: I’m braver. Jumping out of a plane at 14,000 feet? Check. Moving to a town where I know no one? No problem. I’ve done loads of things many people would consider scary in the past year, bring it […]

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A Guide to Magnetic Island: Australia’s Best Kept Secret & Most Underrated East Coast Stop 

Untouched beaches, lush lively coral reefs, heaps of animals and wildlife to spot, picture-perfect palms and breathtaking ocean views at every turn. Oh, and you may recognize Magnetic Island from the popular “Barbie Car” photos. 

Located just 5 miles offshore of Townsville, Queensland, Magnetic Island or “Maggie” as it’s called by locals, is 20 square miles of idyllic island paradise….

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Skydiving Over the Great Barrier Reef!

“On the other side of your maximum fear are all the best things in life.” ✈️ ✈️ ✈️ Almost three months ago today I jumped out of an airplane over the Great Barrier Reef at 15,000 ft. Life is nothing without risks. When I saw the door of the plane go up and the first […]

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Fraser Island or The Whitsundays? Which Australian Excursion Should You Choose?

Cruising crystal clear sea water on a yacht, strolling down white sand beaches, driving a 4×4 down sandy island shores… these are bucket list items unique to Australia’s Fraser Island and the Whitsunday Islands that travelers dream of when they plan a trip to Australia. While Fraser and the Whitsundays are both located in Queensland, […]

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What Do You Dream of Next?

It’s a weird feeling to have your dream come true. To know you’ve conquered it. To have set goals and spent countless seconds, minutes, hours, days and weeks fantasizing about what it would be like, imaging how it would feel, picturing it becoming a reality. Then to have it happen; in some ways exactly how […]

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Sailing Australia’s Whitsunday Islands

I remember the first photo I ever saw of the Whitsunday Islands. It was taken from the Hill Inlet Lookout and it literally looked like one of the desktop photos that come preloaded onto iPhones and new computers. Snow-white sand, emerald blue water swirled with lighter and darker shades of aquamarine. Flawless, untouched beauty. To […]

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Which Aussie Zoo Should You Visit? Taronga Zoo Vs. Australia Zoo

If you didn’t cuddle a koala or take a selfie with a kangaroo did you really even go to Australia? Australia is home to two of the world’s most famous zoos: Taronga Zoo in Sydney and Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast. I was lucky enough to visit both during my time in Australia: […]

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Six Month Update

Was it really six months ago that I was wrestling with my packing cubes and trying to shove a year’s worth of crap into a 65L backpack? A whole half-a-year ago that I was saying goodbye to my friends, my job at Soul and waving off my family at Logan airport? When your only routine […]

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How to Find the Noosa Fairy Pools

The Noosa National Park is 100% a must do if you are ever on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. It is such a great and relatively easy walk with view after view that will take your breath away! There are a few different walking routes you can take through the National Park but the most popular one […]

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Paddling Through Noosa’s Everglades

This Saturday Lewis and I got to knock off something that’s been on our Noosa bucket lists since we moved here: Explore the Noosa Everglades! The Noosa Everglades are only miles from our house and are one of only two Everglade systems in the world (the other being in Florida). Over 44% of all Australia’s […]

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