Communication While Travelling – Friends/Family/Relationships

Communication While Travelling – Friends/Family/Relationships

No matter how much you've travelled, communication while travelling is tough. Have you ever found the time difference to be the crux of fights with people from home? Or maybe your relationships are struggling from a lack of communication in general. I've been through it all, so here’s my take on communication and ways you [...]

Rottnest Island Guide – Get a Perfect Quokka Selfie

Rottnest Island Guide – Get a Perfect Quokka Selfie

Western Australia is known for its spotless beaches and dry heat, making it a spot worth checking when you're in Australia! When planning my trip to WA, all I knew was that I needed to get to Rottnest Island. While it’s a small island, there’s heaps to see so I’ve put together a Rottnest Island [...]

Stairway to Heaven Hike Guide (Illegal & Legal Route)

Stairway to Heaven Hike Guide (Illegal & Legal Route)

If you’re headed to Oahu or are already travelling  through, chances are that you’re interested in doing the Haiku Stairs hike. Or you may be more familiar with its more common name, the Stairway to Heaven. After completing the hike by taking both the illegal route (up) and legal route (back down), I’ve got all [...]

Working Holiday Visa in Australia – Ultimate Guide

Working Holiday Visa in Australia – Ultimate Guide

If you’re thinking about doing a working holiday visa in Australia, first and foremost let me say - DO IT! Seriously don’t give it a second thought because it will most definitely be the best year(s) of your life. Before you decide to move to Australia there are a few things you’ll have to consider, [...]

Australian Slang – 233 terms to get familiar with

Australian Slang – 233 terms to get familiar with

Are you familiar with Australian slang? I sure wasn’t when I hopped on 3 planes and travelled over 16 000 km to study abroad in Melbourne. Slowly but surely I began to keep a note on my phone with words/phrases I wasn’t familiar with and my ‘Canadian translation’ so to say. After living there once [...]

19 New Year’s Travel Resolutions & How to Keep Them

19 New Year’s Travel Resolutions & How to Keep Them

Thinking about travelling more (or for the first time) in 2020? Stick around if you’re looking for motivation and the hard truth when it comes to sticking to New Year's travel resolutions! 19 resolutions: 1. Become a tourist in your home country/city If your work makes it a little harder to travel, go on more [...]