This year I think almost every second person I know travelled both internationally and domestically for leisure. However, thanks to lockdowns, shutdowns, and the price of fuel, travel may not be as affordable as what it used to be a few years ago.
How To Live More Sustainably
Sustainable living isn’t a new trend. It has been around for a while, however its popularity has rapidly begun to gain momentum because of issues such as climate change.
An anxious mind: Surviving COVID-19
Whilst the lockdown laws protect us from potential infection of COVID-19, there is a simmering pandemic hidden under the surface and it's affecting people both mentally and physically.
Combating the burnout hangover whilst isolation exhaustion sets in
Social distancing and isolation are playing havoc with our bodies and we may not be feeling as refreshed as we had hoped because of two main reasons.
7 things you should do to stay sane whilst social distancing
Staying in due to COVID-19? Here are 7 things to consider whilst you are spending so much time at home.
Wine, Dine and Spend Some Time in the Hunter
The Hunter Valley - wine country, just 2.5 hours out of Sydney and your ticket to a getaway filled with gourmet food and wineries to have even the most avid of wine drinkers licking their lips. If you’re planning your first trip to the Hunter Valley (or the second or third) Pokolbin is the place … Continue reading Wine, Dine and Spend Some Time in the Hunter
Hoi An: A foodies dream and a fashionistas paradise
Hoi An is situated on Vietnam's central coast and getting there from Saigon is about a one and a half hour flight to Da Nang and then a 45-minute drive. It's a perfectly preserved historic town with a blend of Chinese, Japanese, French and Vietnamese culture and architecture. The town itself showcases the melting pot … Continue reading Hoi An: A foodies dream and a fashionistas paradise
When Anxiety Takes Over
Anxiety. The mental health condition that most Australian's will experience at some point in their life. It can take many forms and affect you in different ways.
A taste of the Mediterranean in Newcastle
Taste the Mediterranean in Newcastle, Australia. Flavoursome food to make your tastebuds sing at Rustica.
Aloha Hawai’i – A Girls Road Trip of Oahu
There's more to Oahu than just Honolulu. Read about a girls road trip of Oahu. My experience with tips on where to stay and what to eat.
Four of Sydney’s uncrowned beaches
Sydney beaches without the crowds we all want to find one. Here are four of my favourite spots to beat the crowds and tourists.
The Best Places to Get Breakfast in the Inner West
Searching for a good breakfast or brunch place in Sydney's Inner West? Here are a few to get your tastebuds racing.
Sydney’s pub food with a twist
Situated in Rozelle, Sydney the Green Lion sits atop of the Red Lion pub. I've been to this place 3 times in the last two months and I have to say the food is pretty amazing. Beautiful burgers, mac n cheese balls, spinach and mushroom cannelloni and jalapeño poppers are just some of the meals … Continue reading Sydney’s pub food with a twist
The Benefits of Travelling Solo
I’m an avid traveller who loves every chance to escape the daily grind and go out and explore the globe. Travelling can teach a person so much about themselves and life. Travelling with friends and partners is generally the norm, it teaches you skills like cooperation, sharing and above all patience. Oh and most importantly, … Continue reading The Benefits of Travelling Solo
Breathtaking Tasmania – Hobart & Surrounds
The beautiful island state of Tasmania lies south of Victoria just under the tip of the Australian mainland and across the Bass Straight. Tasmania has so much to explore and do, so unless you have time to explore then to get a sampler of its beauty, produce and heritage Hobart is your destination. Hobart is … Continue reading Breathtaking Tasmania – Hobart & Surrounds
Planes, trains and the Internet: Sydney’s doomed infrastructure network.
Sydney, it’s meant to be the hub of Australia’s economy but for a central business district (CBD) why are there so many infrastructure problems? In recent months commuters and the public in general have felt the inconvenience of what happens when transport and the Internet don’t work, as they should. To start with there’s the … Continue reading Planes, trains and the Internet: Sydney’s doomed infrastructure network.
The Travel Apps You Need To Have On Your Checklist.
Travelling? These are the apps that you need to include on your checklist before you leave.
Your not so typical Lebanese tapas
Salt Vine is Sydney's newest Lebanese Tapas bar located in Surry Hills. It's a small establishment with only a 60 pax capacity, but packs a big punch with flavour. The food is absolutely delicious with a variety to choose from- it's not your typical Lebanese cuisine.
Little Beach Boathouse – drinks and nibbles at the beach.
This is the perfect dinning excuse to getaway from the city. Gorgeous views, a great selection of bar food and an extensive drinks menu.
Italy Part 2 : Rome wasn’t built in a day.
They say "Rome wasn't built in a day" and it certainly wasn't. Rome is a great city filled with history and wonder, most of the ancient buildings are still there and can be easily explored. Their splendour and enormity is a marvel and one can only imagine what life was truly like back in the times of Julius Caesar and when gladiators fought in the arenas.
Italy Part 1: Florence & Venice – From Renaissance to Gondolas
Italy- the inventor of pizza, spaghetti, soccer and the Renaissance, is a great place to visit and if it’s your first trip there then I suggest doing it by rail. I had 10 days and visited three places first stop was Florence, then Venice and then onto Rome. This is a two part blog post featuring Rome in the following chapter.
Europes Changed Tourist Landscape.
Travelling throughout Europe? You may be taken aback by the military presence in most European cities.
Job burn- It’s real and can be doing you more harm than good.
Feeling like you're not being your best at work, that your job is draining you? Job burnout is an actual thing that can lead to serious health issues down the track if you don't make the change.
FOMO:When You Just Can’t Say NO!
Our daily lives are so busy lately: work, family commitments, household chores and the like all consume much of our time. Even when we are to the point of exhaustion there is still that dread that if we don’t attend that party or dinner with friends we are going to completely be disconnected from what’s … Continue reading FOMO:When You Just Can’t Say NO!