I’m often asked what it’s like to travel on my own to foreign cities where English isn’t the lingua franca; I just have one word for it – liberating. I’ll try not to romanticize the idea for you because it certainly isn’t an Eat, Pray, Love situation where you book your one-way ticket to spiritual and emotional fulfillment but rather a…

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Am I still allowed to call myself Australian if I haven’t been to Bali? Thankfully that is no longer in question as I finally booked myself on a trip over Christmas and New Years with my other half and boy, did I love it. I’ve always had these preconceived notions that Bali was the place where Aussies would escape for…

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I know you all probably think that I’ve spent the last four months travelling – you’d be correct in that assumption and what a few months it has been! This last stint of mine was not an intended trip as this was a holiday that the family had planned (sans me), however daddy dearest was unable to make it and of…

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It’s been only 3 weeks since I said farewell to my Contiki family and instead of keeping you all hanging (as I know you all are) for the second part – I’m writing this on the plane journey over to my next Asia adventure in Bali. If you haven’t yet read the first part of my recent Contiki Asian adventure…

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  I arrived in Bangkok four days earlier than the rest of the #ContikiAsia16 crew (read part one of the trip here) to explore a city that most would have a love hate relationship with. Picture gridlocked traffic at almost all hours of the day, thousands of temples that can be found on every second corner and copious amounts of questionable…

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I’ve been slowly making my way through all my content from the hotels I’ve stayed at during my trips to Hong Kong so if you need to know where to stay in Hong Kong then subscribe to get updates for all my travel pieces. During my August trip I was invited by the lovely team from the Island Shangri La…

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