11 Things You Need to Know Before Travelling to SUDAN


There are so many things I love about getting off the beaten travellers track. Cheaper trips, unpredictable adventures, delightful spontaneity and not having to muscle my way through hordes of other backpackers are just a handful of the things that make travelling to the more unusual destinations so worthwhile. However, whilst the spontaneity and ‘venturing […]

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What it’s Like to Spend One Week Backpacking through SUDAN


When I first started travelling, I was quite excited to visit all the more famous places in the world. I wanted to go London, Paris, Rome, etc, which is what I did. I absolutely enjoyed those trips, but I quickly learned a few things about myself. I do not enjoy the intense hustle and bustle […]

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Helicopter Pub Crawling in Glorious Darwin!


Living in Darwin had many advantages. Abundant mangoes, incredible storms, a newspaper which only seems to put out croc-related headlines and a generally relaxed vibe. One other such advantage is that it is one of the only places in the world where you can go on a pub crawl… in a chopper! When one of […]

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Trekking with Mountain Gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo


When I spent four months backpacking through East Africa in 2018, trekking to see the mountain gorillas in the DRC was at the very top of my bucket list. However, due to security reasons, Virunga National Park closed until early 2019. So, when I started planning a return trip to Africa in 2019, finally making […]

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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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How To Take Amazing Travel Photos When Travelling Solo

Over the years, the majority of my travel has been done solo. When I first started my travelling adventures, I was 19 and thought my iPhone 4 was the height of photography. Grainy selfies and crappy snaps taken by other travellers did me just fine. However, as I started to travel more and as I […]

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20 Amazing Places to Visit in 2020

Can somebody please take a moment and explain to me how on earth this decade has already been and gone? I can’t believe that it is already 2020! It feels like I only just started my travelling journey, but it has now almost been eight years since I first ventured overseas. To celebrate the welcome […]

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


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


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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