3 Days of Haggis and Hilarity at the Edinburgh Fringe

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I have always loved Edinburgh. It was the first foreign city that I truly fell in love with, and that first love is certainly not easy to forget. So, when I was planning my long haul flights and where to arrive in to, I knew I had three days to kill before flying to Iceland, […]

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Hello Patagonia! Trekking To Laguna Torre

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Looking back on the day I trekked to Laguna Torre in Argentinian Patagonia, it fills me with such a wide variety of thoughts and emotions. It was a day that ended up with me getting a violent case of food poisoning (the only time this has ever happened) and blisters on my feet that were […]

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Getting Absolutely Soaked at Iguazu Falls

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I am not a stranger to waterfalls. I live in the Top End of Australia, and believe me when I say that we have more waterfalls than you can poke a stick at! However, when the opportunity came up to see one of the largest and most magnificent waterfalls in the world, there was absolutely […]

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I Love Darwin: An Ode To My Home In The Tropics

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Darwin. When I moved to you I thought that I would need to endure you. I thought that I’d be lucky to last 6 months in such a new and different environment. I thought that my work would be harder. I thought that the humidity would nearly kill me. I was sure that the six […]

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16 Things People Have Said To Me Upon Learning I’m A Midwife

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Over the many years that I’ve been travelling, I must’ve met thousands of new people. When you meet this many people, you get very used to doing the whole introduction, get to know each other kinda thing. One of the first questions people ask is what you do for a living. I am a midwife, […]

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The Easiest Way To Visit Perito Moreno Glacier

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If you are planning on travelling to Argentinian Patagonia, chances are that you may have heard of Perito Moreno glacier. Not to be confused with the town of Perito Moreno in the Santa Cruz region, Perito Moreno glacier is located within Los Glaciares National Park near El Calafate. The glacier is famous for being one […]

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A Completely Chilled Out Weekend in Bali

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I have written before about the close proximity of Bali. From my home base in Darwin, it only takes a quick 2 and a bit hour flight to arrive in one of Indonesia’s most popular islands. So, when the opportunity to stay in a villa in Ubud for a few nights came up, I had no […]

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Hostel vs Hotel | A Thorough Comparison of all the Pros + Cons

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When it comes to travelling, there are so many options for accommodation. Airbnb, couchsurfing, hostels, homestays, hotels and even resorts! However, in this post we will be focusing on the two most commonly utilised types of lodgings – hotels and hostels. Both serve a huge range of clientele and both have pros and cons, so […]

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