The Best Spot to Watch the Sydney New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Watching the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Sydney is a major travel goal for so many people, myself included!! This year I was lucky enough to take part in the festivities and it was totally worth the hype!! On New Year’s Eve Lewis and I flew down to Sydney to meet up with my family. […]

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100 Things I Learned in 100 Days of Travel

It’s been 100 days since I left home on my year long adventure around the world and I’ve already learned so much more than any class has ever taught me. Take LOADS of pictures and videos. Just when you think you have enough, take double what you already have. Buying food from grocery stores will alway […]

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Finding Jobs & Housing in Australia: The Struggle is REAL

The undercurrent of discrimination towards backpackers here is coming as a shock. It’s not really noticeable at first because Australians appreciate the tourism and economy boost that backpackers and travelers bring to the area. Day-to-day Australians are super nice and totally welcoming. But any potential employers and real estate agents are so so untrusting of us. I […]

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Two Month Update

It’s been two months! Here’s a list of random thoughts/things I’ve noticed over the past few weeks that I’ve been keeping on the notes section of my iPhone for your reading entertainment. Two months later and I think I’ve only just gotten over the dehydration from the flight out here. Not being dramatic. I would […]

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VIDEO: 4WDs ON FRASER ISLAND (AND MY FIRST ATTEMPT AT VLOGGING)

Holy cow have I had a hard time uploading this video! Wi-fi in Australia gets 2 big thumbs down. Fraser Island on the other hand gets all the thumbs up haha. Hands down the best weekend we have had in Australia so far! From speeding down remote beaches in our own 4WDs, a scenic sea […]

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WE FOUND AN APARTMENT!

I have been waiting to post until I have good news… I didn’t realize I was going to have to wait this long!!! There is SO much to catch up on and now that I feel like the wait is over I have a lot of posts coming up! I still haven’t written about Fraser […]

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Where We Stayed: Australia

During our time backpacking the East of Coast of Australia Lewis and I stayed in a wide variety of different types of accommodation. Everything from Airbnbs to luxury hotels to campsites to some seriously budget hostels… here is a comprehensive list of everywhere we stayed and our rankings of the experience. New South Wales: Vilma’s […]

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VIDEO: FIRST WEEK IN SYDNEY & ULTIMATE OZ

I hope you love this video as much as I do! SO many fantastic memories from this trip already! I hope you enjoy! Don’t forget to change it to 720 or 1080p on the settings when you watch it–makes it look all the better!! xo

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First Days in Sydney & Ultimate OZ

We’ve made it!! We landed in Sydney late Saturday night and took a cab to our Airbnb in Maroubra. It was a little weird showing up for our first Airbnb so late at night without cell service and without really knowing where we were going. The cab pulled up to the address, dropped us off […]

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What’s In My Backpack: Packing for a Year in Australia

Ok… I AM OVERPACKED AND I KNOW IT. I’ve spent the past eight months watching hours of YouTube about real, professional, minimalist travelers. These people go on and on about how they only have one pair of shorts and like two shirts and that’s more than enough for their RTW 3-year long trip to arctic and subtropical climates. However, […]

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