The Best of Kangaroo Island

Roughly 150km long and 60km wide this island off the coast of Adelaide is a paradise for those that love nature and the outdoors. To get there you can either take the 45 minute ferry from Cape Jarvis about 2 hours south of Adelaide or you can fly directly to the island. We drove my [...]

South Australian Road trip! From Melbourne to Adelaide

Pink lakes, hidden cave beaches, wineries, fields of lavender and crazy rock formations; South Australia had so much more than I originally thought. If you love the outdoors then you need to add this trip to your bucket list! Ever since I moved to Melbourne I promised myself I would eventually do a road trip to [...]

Cinque Terre

I definitely did not spend enough time in northern Italy but then again I don't know that I could ever get sick of Cinque Terre. This beautiful region on the Italian Riviera consists of five villages all built into the cliff face of the coastline. This is how Cinque Terre got its name as it [...]

Under the Tuscan Sun – Florence and Chianti

Tuscany! That quintessential Italian dream of great food, amazing art and fine wine. Located above Rome on the North Western coastline of Italy, this region literally has it all. Tuscany has a number of cities and hidden hilltop towns that are all worth exploring, including the well known cities of Pisa and Siena. This post [...]

Christmas in New York

This post is a little personal to me. At this time in my life I was still living in Toronto and was only a few months into a break up. As I was trying to figure out what to do next and bracing myself for my first Christmas entirely alone I got a message from [...]

Singapore – My new found love of Layovers

Why I haven't done this more often I have no idea! Being based in Australia, most overseas flights are extremely long and tedious experiences. Our layover in Singapore helped bring home the old cliche that "its not the destination its the journey that counts". Why not break up those hours sitting on a plane and [...]

The Greek capital of Athens

To be completely honest I had only heard bad things about Athens before my trip to Greece - Its dirty, its unsafe, its totally skippable. I decided to make my own mind up about it and went anyway and I am so glad I did! The whole city is built around a hill with ancient [...]