Working Holiday: Our Apartment in Noosa, Australia!

I just realized that I promised you photos of our apartment in Noosa a long long time ago! This isn’t going to be me most glamorous post but if anyone out there is curious as to what sort of options are out there for places to live on an Australian working holiday this may be […]

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5 Essentials I Never Travel Without (And 5 Bonus Items)

2 years: 6 countries, countless plane rides, hotel rooms, buses, trains, boats… it’s taken a while but I’ve finally got my packing essentials DOWN and they’re not changing anytime soon. Take my word for it, these are the the things you will never catch me traveling without.

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VIDEO: Backpacking Australia’s East Coast

Here it is! 10 months of backpacking the East Coast of Australia with Ultimate Oz and Loka Travel wrapped up into an 8 minute video. Lewis and I started our journey in Sydney, NSW and ended in Cairns, QLD and loved every second in between. If you’re considering doing a working holiday in Australia, DO […]

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My Worst Hostel Experience – Ever!

I hate not feeling safe. Doesn’t everyone? Probably. But I think everyone has different standards as to what it takes to make them feel safe. For me, I like to be individually responsible for the safety of myself and my belongings. I do not like to have to be forced to leave my personal safety […]

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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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5 Pieces of Packing Advice I Wish I Hadn’t Ignored

As I am nearing the end of my working holiday year I’ve got to dust off my 65L massive Osprey backpack and figure out how to cram all my stuff back into it. Turns out I’ve accumulated quite a lot of stuff over the last 9 months and it’s time to pick through the items […]

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10 Things to Be Sure to Do Before International Travel

In 2017 alone I’ve flown 29,921 miles. That’s 62.5 HOURS of flying or over 2.5 full days (although lemme tell you it felt like a heck of a lot longer than 2.5 days). It’s enough miles to fly the circumference around Earth plus a little further! After racking up all that air time I’ve picked up a […]

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