9 Must Do’s to Make the Most of Your Singapore Stopover

Singapore is well known as a stopover destination, but it has a lot more to offer than you may think. Parks, nightlife, skyscrapers, local and international food, shopping, museums, you name it! So before you take off, make sure to take note of my top 9 Must Do’s to Make the Most of Your Singapore […]

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5 Great Solo Travel Destinations to Visit in 2017

The really Great Solo Travel Destinations are those that are super easy to get around, encourage social interaction, have fabulously friendly local people and are relatively safe to explore on your own. If that sounds like you in 2017, keep reading to see what places I’ve ranked in my top 5 Great Solo Travel Destinations to Visit […]

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Ways We’ve Spent Christmas Around the World

For December’s blog post this year, I wanted to create something warm and fuzzy to bring together some of the amazing humans I have come to know over the last twelve months, to showcase a little bit about where they come from, perhaps where they’ve been and how different people are spending the festive season […]

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5 Unexpectedly Awesome European Christmas Markets

Often our British counterparts don’t quite understand why we get so excited about European Christmas Markets, but for us Antipodeans it is simply such a magical experience and one we are quite unaccustomed to from growing up with warm and sunny Christmas’s at home. So last year when I made my first venture into Europe […]

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What I’ve learnt… One Year of Travel & Life Abroad

Tomorrow (26th October) officially marks the one year anniversary since I departed Auckland International Airport with my friend Emily on an overseas adventure to Japan, then Europe and eventually the United Kingdom, where I now live with my boyfriend David in London. We have done a lot in the last twelve months. Personally, I’ve visited […]

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Top 5 Rome Attractions Not to Miss

I’m usually one of those people who like to avoid the touristy attractions when travelling, but every now and again there are some it would be a crime not to visit at least once – the Colosseum definitely falls into that category. However there are good and not so good approaches to visiting these major […]

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Top 8 Japan Experiences Not to Miss

This past weekend in London it was the 2016 celebration of Japan Matsuri, so to mark the event I compiled my top 8 experiences for your first visit to Japan! I hope you’ll enjoy the captivating culture of this country as much as I do. 1. Visit a Shrine or Temple There’s no shortage of […]

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A Guide to London: Setting Yourself Up

So you’ve arrived, Welcome! Hopefully now you’ve got your bearings between Big Ben and Hyde Park and maybe even managed to get a few things done from the first part of your Guide to London: Your First Few Weeks. Now you’re ready to start flat hunting, finding your community and settling into your new life. […]

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Discovering the Cook Islands: Rarotonga Tour Experiences

Let me introduce you to the Cook Islands; a place for new discoveries of long-held traditions and to relax in the overwhelming warmth of the Cook Island people and their beautiful lush environment. Located in the South Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands are a collection of islands, with the largest and most visited being Rarotonga. You’ll […]

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7 Kiwi-Approved London Coffee Shops

When you’re new to town, knowing where to go for a good flat white, or even any coffee of relative strength and quality, can be a minefield! I’ve had my fair share of caffeine catastrophes and no one deserves to go through that, so today I’m going to lay out the London coffee landscape, just for you.   […]

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