Have you ever stood on top of a mountain, in a blizzard, at a causal negative 18 degrees? Yeah, me neither. That was until I spent a week snowboarding in Niseko, Japan. After losing the feeling in my face on the first day, I quickly learnt that this wasn’t going to be the same as… Read More The Ultimate Japan Snow Trip Packing List
I have just gotten back from a week long girls trip from Malaysia with my mum, Grammy and sister. We stayed at THE FACE Suites in Kuala Lumpur for a few days and had been out exploring the city. If you haven’t been to KL, as it is usually referred to, before then I must… Read More Mugged in Malaysia + 4 tips to prevent it happening to you
Backpacking vs. Glam-packing Me: “I’m not a real backpacker, I’m a ‘glam-packer’. There’s a difference. Duh.” You: “That’s cool, but ‘glam-packing’ is not a real thing. Stop trying to make ‘glam-packing’ happen. It’s just not going to happen” Mean Girls quotes aside, I insist ‘Glam-Packing’ is a legit thing. So I thought I’d take some… Read More Glam-Packing – What is it?
Backpacking is, without a doubt, one of the most influential, mind-boggling and invigorating experiences you can have as a young person. You’re thrust out of your comfort zone, immersed in exotic surroundings and forced, for probably the first time in your life, to weather the waves of life on your own (life vest not included). It won’t always be clear skies, and sh*t… Read More Top 10 Backpacking Hacks to Make Travelling Easier
I’ve met people who have been to Melbourne who have not bought a Myki Card. To be honest, for some reason they thought the process of buying the card will be more complicated. Ha! They couldn’t be more wrong. What is a Myki? It’s a prepaid, rechargeable card that can be used to pay fares… Read More Travelling in Melbourne: Buying a Myki Card
I’m known for over packing. On my first trip backpacking South East Asia I took 4 times more than what I needed too and packed things I didn’t need thanks to all those blog that give you massive lists. Trust me, you don’t need to pack your own washing line. My biggest mistake though was… Read More 5 Essentials for Females Backpacking South East Asia
Wanna know how to score $50 free credit with Airbnb? It’s sooooo simple. When you sign up to Airbnb using this link they will credit you $50 to your account to spend on your first booking over $100. Pretty cool huh? Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique… Read More How to Score $50 Free Credit on Airbnb
Traveling as a couple is completely different to travelling solo or with friends. You are in each others space all the time. You do everything together. Travel can make or break a couple. So it’s important to know your partner and for you to have some expectations and ground rules before you go. Tom and… Read More Top 10 tips for travelling without killing your partner.