Living Your Best Life Vs Living Beyond Your Means

Living Your Best Life Vs Living Beyond Your Means

The other day, I was picking up my morning coffee before class. It was an expensive affair, from one of those Melbourne speciality cafes that manages to produce miracles out of the simple combination of coffee and milk. As I tipped out my purse to salvage the last few coins that I had left, I got to thinking: Am I spending too much money on … Continue reading Living Your Best Life Vs Living Beyond Your Means

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How To Travel Long-Term And Build Your CV At The Same Time

Travelling long-term is something that I always wanted to do and to this day I have an ever-growing list of places that I want to see and experiences that I want to have. However, as much as I want to travel long-term, continuing to learn and build my CV  is important to me too. With the internet and changing attitudes to a work-life balance, the way that … Continue reading How To Travel Long-Term And Build Your CV At The Same Time

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How I’ve Got A 2nd Year Australia Visa Without Farm Work

Everything you need to know about 2nd year Australia visas, bridging visas, student visas and working holidays in Australia So, this week it’s been one year since I touched base down in Australia at the start of my working holiday. At the time, I had no clue how significant this decision to leave home in the UK and come to Melbourne was going to be. … Continue reading How I’ve Got A 2nd Year Australia Visa Without Farm Work

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City Girl Vs Small Town Girl: Life In Melbourne

When I was 18, I followed a life long dream and made the move from my small town of Brighton up to the UK’s capital of London. At first, the hustle and bustle and novelty of walking past iconic landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace as part of my daily commute was overwhelming. However, it was a brief stint that lasted just a few … Continue reading City Girl Vs Small Town Girl: Life In Melbourne

Confessions Of A Melbourne Barista: Spilling the beans of what it's like to make coffee in Melbourne 

Confessions Of A Melbourne Barista: Spilling the beans of what it’s like to make coffee in Melbourne 

I love the routine that I have going in Melbourne- and when I’m not busy writing or out exploring the city, you’ll find me at my cafe job, making coffees. Coffee making is something that I’ve been doing on and off for the last few years back in England- ever since I was seventeen and I got my first cafe job. It’s a job that … Continue reading Confessions Of A Melbourne Barista: Spilling the beans of what it’s like to make coffee in Melbourne 

5 Things That Prove Collingwood is Melbourne’s coolest inner suburb

5 Things That Prove Collingwood Is Melbourne’s Coolest Inner Suburb

Carlton, Fitzroy, Brunswick- I thought I was familiar with all of Melbourne’s coolest inner suburbs. That was until I stumbled across Collingwood. Nestled in between Fitzroy and Abbotsford, Collingwood is one of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets and although small, there are plenty of reasons to visit. Need some inspiration? Here are 5 of my favourite things to do in Collingwood.   You can have a $6 … Continue reading 5 Things That Prove Collingwood Is Melbourne’s Coolest Inner Suburb

Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

Whether you’re starting out on a solo backpacking trip around Asia or you’re just simply passing through, the idea of being alone in a city as busy as Bangkok can be a little overwhelming. I remember that when I first set out solo travelling a couple of years ago, it wasn’t until I was in that hotel room in Bangkok’s city centre that reality really … Continue reading Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

My New Weekly Ritual? Brunetti on Lygon Street

I have had a slight obsession with Melbourne’s inner city of Carlton ever since I first set foot there earlier this year. Primarily known for its unbeatable Italian food on Lygon Street, Carlton is an eclectic mix of award-winning restaurants, quirky cafes and boutique shops- basically, everything that I love in life. However, for an area that’s in such close proximity to Melbourne’s CBD,  I … Continue reading My New Weekly Ritual? Brunetti on Lygon Street

Melbourne In 48 Hours: A 20-Something's Travel Guide

9 Insane Melbourne CBD Bars That Only Locals Know

I had some doubts about whether I should write this post: should I give away the secret drinking spots that Melbournains have compiled over the years? Then I figured- duh, of course. So, in this blog, I’m going to share all of my favourite drinking spots with you guys, that I’ve found throughout my time living in the city centre. Melbourne is the best place … Continue reading 9 Insane Melbourne CBD Bars That Only Locals Know

Melbourne: Working Holiday Life Update

This week, I had some free time on my hands and I don’t know why but I got to thinking about fears- or more specifically the things that I fear the most. I decided that I have two big ones. The first one is unfulfilled potential, aka not doing the things that I could and should do. Then the second one is people not liking … Continue reading Melbourne: Working Holiday Life Update