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

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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

5 Of My Favourite Spots In Canggu

It’s easy to see why so many backpackers in Bali fall in love with Canggu. Consisting of just three main roads and surrounded by rice paddies, Canggu is a little hippie oasis nestled on the coast in Bali.  It’s filled with chilled beach bars and a seemingly endless choice of holistic style cafes and restaurants, each equally as good as the last. After being in … Continue reading 5 Of My Favourite Spots In Canggu

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Living In The Ricefield: Inside Our Amazing Ubud AirBnB

What comes to mind when you think of Bali? Is it golden beaches or beautiful temples? Or maybe it’s vibrant coloured acai bowls or Eat, Pray, Love? Well for me it’s rice fields. Lush, green, beautiful rice fields- that’s the image that always came to mind. That’s why having the opportunity to rent out a gorgeous Airbnb in the heart of Ubud’s ricefields was a … Continue reading Living In The Ricefield: Inside Our Amazing Ubud AirBnB

Vertue Coffee Roasters: Is This Melbourne's Quirkiest Cafe?

Vertue Coffee Roasters: Is This Melbourne’s Quirkiest Cafe?

Anyone that knows me will be well aware that I like to devote a good proportion of my spare time to hunting out the best coffee around. This week, I took one of those outings to Melbourne’s suburb of Carlton to check out Vertue Coffee Roasters. This cafe reputation proceeded itself so, it was somewhere that had been on my list for a while. Like … Continue reading Vertue Coffee Roasters: Is This Melbourne’s Quirkiest Cafe?

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Melbourne: Favourites Of The Week

 Sakuratte, brunch at Operator 25, Australian Footy and cheap eats at Dodee Paidang The week is fast approaching that I was set to end my working holiday in Australia, leave Melbourne and head back home. However, I have a surprise for you- I am leaving to travel around Asia for a few weeks with my best friends from home but then, guess what- I’m coming back … Continue reading Melbourne: Favourites Of The Week

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How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

I know that the title of this blog post might sound a little bit cryptic but read on, I’ll explain what I’m talking about. After having spent the majority of the last couple of years travelling, one question that I get asked a lot is- ‘how do you plan your backpacking trips?’ Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret: I don’t- at least … Continue reading How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

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Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

For as long as I can remember there has only been one real thing that I’ve wanted to do-travel. However, when I left school in the UK at 18, I made the ‘sensible decision’ to start university in London, studying for a journalism degree because that was what all of my friends were doing. The thing is, for an impatient person like me, spending just three … Continue reading Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

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What You REALLY Need To Pack For A Working Holiday In Australia

Packing for a trip is difficult but packing for an Australian Working Holiday is something else. You’ve got to cram enough clothes, cosmetics and gadgets into your bag for at least 12 months, not to mention the fact that you have to accommodate for the cold Australian winter, hot summer and possibly think about work clothes too: It’s no surprise that packing for a working … Continue reading What You REALLY Need To Pack For A Working Holiday In Australia