After residing in Europe for 18 months I was ready to come back to the big old sunburnt country I call home. As a patriotic Aussie, I proudly would tell people where I am from and be bombarded with proclamations about how lucky I was and funny things they love about Australians. What I hadn’t … Continue reading 12 Signs You’ve Lived Away From Australia For Too Long
Ah travelling, unlike the all-expenses paid holidays most people go on once a year to use up their annual leave, there are people out there who spend months on the road going from country to country. From the outside it looks like a dream, constantly going from one exotic location to another, experiencing new things … Continue reading 10 Things You Stop Giving A S**t About When You Travel Long Term
I woke up early this morning, determined to see all the wonderful street art sans the crowds of tourists. By early I mean I was out of the hostel by 8:30am, but still that's early for most backpackers - the hostel was dead quiet when I left! Penang is famous for its unique street art, … Continue reading Traipsing around Penang
If there's a heaven, I may have found it. Home to world class street food, funky street art and upmarket shopping, Penang ticks off all the boxes! I had planned to stay here for a couple of days before deciding on my next moves and was keen to take in (aka eat all I could) … Continue reading Penang Food Tour – Part 1
The time had come to leave Thailand and while it was sad to leave this beautiful friendly country, it was time to move onto another. This time, Malaysia!I had decided to take the real traveller option and head south via an overnight train. The flights weren't much more expensive but I had time to kill … Continue reading Making My Way to Malaysia..
Alright, I'm going to be honest here. As I planned out my trip which had taken a very different turn to what I imagined before I left Australia, I had one thing in mind that I HAD to do. Ever since I heard about Bangkok's Unicorn Cafe on BuzzFeed it became a high priority thing … Continue reading I FOUND HEAVEN! The Unicorn Cafe in Bangkok
It was another early start for me as I was playing tourist again today. This time I was off to Doi Inthanon National Park - the highest point in Thailand. Technically it was part of the Himalayan mountain ranges but I must admit after hiking to Everest Base Camp, every other mountain seemed like a … Continue reading Visiting the Highest Point in Thailand!