Iconic Foods to Try in Australia

Iconic Foods to Try in Australia

Here in Australia we are, well, a little bit different. Somehow, over the last 230 years since the First Fleet landed on Australian soil, we have developed some unusual tastes. If our unique foods had developed from taking some of the native products and ideas from...
Five Countries I Would Love to Revisit

Five Countries I Would Love to Revisit

You know that travel quote “I haven’t been everywhere – but it’s on my list” from Susan Sontag? Well, it might be cliched, but that really is what it’s like for me. I just love to travel, to explore, to find new places and see new...
Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Located in central Vietnam, Hoi An is one of the most popular places in the whole country. I’ve visited twice now, and would still go back again if the opportunity arose. There is something a little bit magical about this town. It has such a relaxed feel to it...
How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An

How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An

The picturesque town of Hoi An in central Vietnam is one of the most popular places to visit in the country. Getting there can be a little complicated as it does not have an airport and is not on the main north-south railway line. Most visitors get there from the...
My Adult Gap Year in Review

My Adult Gap Year in Review

I’ve been meaning to write this post for months now. I think when we got home from our trip in May 2018 there were just so many other things I wanted to do and say on my blog it just kind got pushed to the side. In retrospect, that was probably a good thing as...
Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour from Hue

Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour from Hue

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is home to the biggest cave in the world. Son Doong is a challenge for most travellers, as it is a four day/three night trek to be able to visit it, and it costs around $3000USD. A good alternative experience is instead visiting...
Group Tour vs Independent Travel: Which is Better?

Group Tour vs Independent Travel: Which is Better?

Almost everyone you meet will have an opinion on this – are group tours or independent travel better? Some people will swear by tours, others will not even consider one. So where do I stand? If you had asked me a few months ago I would probably have answered...
Things to do in Porto, Portugal

Things to do in Porto, Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s second city. While Lisbon may be the capital, Porto has the claim to fame as being the inspiration behind the country name. Historically, Lisbon was the political seat of power, and from here in Porto the bishops and priests ruled. Instead of...
Ten Reasons to Visit Adelaide in Mad March

Ten Reasons to Visit Adelaide in Mad March

Adelaide, Australia, is a great city to visit all year round. South Australia is often known as the Festival State, because there always seems to be some festival or other going on. But there is one part of the year that Adelaide truely comes alive – and that is...