Onsens, Rollercoasters + Deer! A few more days in Japan <3

After leaving Tokyo, the remainder of our time in Japan would be spent heading to an onsen town, riding rollercoasters at Universal Studios and hand feeding adorable deer in Nara. We also spent some time heading to see the famous snow monkeys – but that was so disappointing I don’t even want to waste time […]

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Missed Trains, Quirky Onsens, Endless Ramen & Optical Illusions in Tokyo

When I moved to Darwin, one of the few downsides was that it meant being an entire country away from my friends and family back in Adelaide. Over the years, some of those friends have also moved away from Adelaide, making in harder and harder to catch up in person. One such friend is Ethan. […]

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What it’s Really Like to Swim with Humpback Whales in Tonga

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When people ask me what my favourite travel experiences have been, swimming with humpback whales in Tonga is always one of the first things that springs to mind. I first swam with the humpies back in 2017, and as soon as I slipped into the water and saw a whale for the first time, I […]

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12 Incredible Things to See and Do in MYANMAR

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I first visited Myanmar in late 2017 and immediately fell in love with it! So when my gal pal Jasmine told be she wanted to go on a little getaway somewhere in South-East Asia together, I jumped at the chance to return to Myanmar. There are a million and one things to see and do […]

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What it’s Like to Stay at Cempedak Private Island

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It is no secret that I love a good island escape. Over the years I have been lucky enough to stay at amazing hotels and resorts all over Asia, but this year I found a new favourite. Cempedak Private Island is an idyllic, eco-friendly and innovative adults-only retreat which exudes a laidback and effortless form […]

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Eco-Friendly Island Luxe: Arriving to Cempedak Island

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There’s just something about arriving in a new place. Feelings of anticipation, curiosity and excitement all meld together to create a feeling that simply can’t be described. I’d call it the travel equivalent of getting the warm fuzzies, but that really does sound a little silly! I get these feelings any time I arrive in […]

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The Imperial City of Hue

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I feel like the older I get and the more I travel, the less guilty I feel about taking a breather from seeking adventures while on the road. When I was starting out as a novice traveller, any day that I didn’t go out and explore felt like a missed opportunity of sorts. I felt […]

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Pho, Bahn Mi, Bicyles + Pagodas | Falling For Hoi An

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Hoi An is one of those cities that people seem to only ever speak about with glowingly positive reviews. Everyone I talked to about Vietnam had told me how much they loved Hoi An and as a result, I was really looking forward to my time there. Luckily, Hoi An is the kind of place […]

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An Incredible Night in Ho Chi Minh City with Park Hyatt Saigon

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Earlier this year, I celebrated a 25th birthday. It would be the first time I ever celebrated my birthday with a boyfriend whilst overseas, so it took quite a while to decide where we should go. Initially, we thought we’d go to Japan – but the flights were too expensive. Next, we thought we’d go […]

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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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