Ever since I can remember, Mexico City was always known a big, bad, scary place. There were drugs, shootings, burglaries and god knows what else. When I mentioned I wanted to visit, people would shoot me down with horror stories and warnings that I shouldn’t visit. Despite the warnings and the stories, I booked my … Continue reading Mexico City – Not Like They Say..
Whoever said long layovers are horrible clearly hasn’t made the most of them. After booking the cheapest deal possible to get from Colombo to Mexico City, we discovered that with cheap prices come long layovers. While the journey would take us to almost the other side of the globe, our bargain basement cheap flights also … Continue reading Eating at the world’s cheapest Michelin Star restaurant!
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
Woohoo! So you're going do it, you've made the plunge to hike to the base of the highest mountain in the world! You've been training for weeks, hiking for hours to build up your endurance. You've got all the equipment and worn in your hiking boots to prevent blisters. You've dog-eared all the important information … Continue reading Blonde’s Guide to Everest Base Camp
White sandy beaches, untouched jungles, stunning waterfalls and tax-free shopping... Have I sold you yet? Welcome to Langkawi, a small island off the Malaysian mainland and parallel to the Thai border. The beaches that surround the island range from crowded to deserted but never lack beauty. The streets are lined with palm trees and pink … Continue reading 5 Places To Dodge Tourists in Langkawi
Even though staying so long in Chile wasn’t originally on the cards, I was so glad I got to see some of this amazing country. That’s one of the best things about travelling; your plans can change in an instant! I made it to Santiago Airport after a disaster of a morning when nothing went … Continue reading Back in Lima (and getting sentimental)