A Weekend in Marion Bay, South Australia


As much as I love living in the Top End, it does have its downsides – the biggest one being that I don’t get to see my best friends all that often. Sure, I have friends up in Darwin, but it just isn’t the same as being surrounded by the people that you’ve known for […]

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The TTWS Top 13 Travel Experiences of 2016


Can you believe it? 2016 is already coming to a close! The years just seem to keep passing more and more quickly, and this one has truly gone in the blink of an eye. However, despite the year moving quickly, I have managed to pack a lot of interesting travels and adventures into it. So, […]

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Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island


With a name like Kangaroo Island, nobody would blame you for thinking that the place would be an attraction due to its high population of Aussie ‘roos. However, this is not the case. While the island is the home of a truly ridiculous amount of Skippys, there is other wildlife that lives on KI that […]

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Flying to Kangaroo Island


By this point, I think we have established that I am one very lucky little traveller. 2016 has proved to be an amazing year for myself as a midwifeΒ and as a travel blogger. This year I have had some truly amazing experiences and visited some truly amazing places. I mean, I took a man with […]

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Welcome to the third installment ofΒ Ellen Eats.Β This is easily my favouriteΒ EE yet, it’s the Japan edition! I absolutely adored Japan. It has been my favourite travel destination of 2016, and considering I also visited the Maldives and the Philippines this year, that is really saying something. My only wish is that my visit lasted for […]

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A Few FREE Things You Can Do in Tokyo


Japan is an amazingly easy country to backpack through, but such ease does come at a bit of a cost. Japan can be a pretty exxy country for backpackers on a budget. Sure, alcohol is fairly cheap, but food, transport and accommodation are all on the pricier side, and even a short visit can dig […]

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Getting Freaky After Dark in Tokyo


When it comes to travelling, more often than not I find myself disliking big cities. Rome, Barcelona, London – such places just don’t seem to suit me. However, there are exceptions to every rule, and Tokyo is one such exception. I don’t know why Tokyo is such a special city. Maybe it is the unbelievable […]

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Only in Japan: Hedgehog Cafe


Japan is well known for having a pretty big obsession with any and all animals that are even remotely cute. In Tokyo, Cat Cafes and Rabbit Cafes have become incredibly popular spots for locals and tourists alike. These cafes offer people the chance to interact with beautiful animals in a cute little cafe setting. However, […]

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Mt Fuji Missing in Action at Lake Kawaguchiko


If you were to ask a bunch of random people to tell you what the first thing they think of upon hearing the word ‘Japan’, there would surely be a good sized bunch who say Mount Fuji. Mount Fuji is not only the highest peak in all of Japan (3776 metres) but it is also […]

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A Temple Under Reconstruction and My First Encounter With Deer


When visiting Hiroshima, a lot of the cities main attractions are not on the mainland, but instead, are located on several nearby islands that can be reached by different ferries. Okunoshima is one (click here if you want to see all the cute fluffy bunnies you could ever desire) and Itsukushima is another. Itsukushima has […]

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