Tourism Australia: 100 Unique Experiences

Tourism Australia: 100 Unique Experiences

100 Experiences that make Australia…. Australia I have been living in Australia for a bit more than a year and a half.  When I left Australia back in June, I was quite sad.  (Let’s be honest; I was also very excited about the adventure to come in Southeast Asia!)  I...
10 Cheap Things to Do in Sydney

10 Cheap Things to Do in Sydney

When I decided to go to Sydney a year and a half ago, I had no idea what to expect. I was moving there with my little budget full of hope to settle there long term.  Already, I had a huge crush on this easy-going –busy – entertaining city.  I found a flat in Pyrmont...
Running Out of Money while Travelling

Running Out of Money while Travelling

When nothing goes to plan… Running out of money while travelling can certainly be a nightmare. Been there! (Ahem, and more than once!) I guess this is normal considering my reality as a traveller with debts and a serious case of wanderlust. It happened back in...
Camper-Van Life, Week #3 – The End

Camper-Van Life, Week #3 – The End

Camper-Van Life, The End 8600 Kilometres so far NT & WA 4 showers Annoying flies, massive ants, many cows, a snake, a crocodile, two dingos and a few camels. This is a weekly update of our road-trip across Australia.  Click here to start from the beginning. The...
Camper-Van Life in Australia, Week #2

Camper-Van Life in Australia, Week #2

5500 Kilometres so far, SA & NT, 4 showers, Too many flies, too many cows, a kangaroo, a few emus, a camel and a lot of big bugs, A special thanks to the spiders for joining me in my third shower!   This is a weekly update of our road-trip across Australia. ...
Camper-Van Life in Australia, Week #1

Camper-Van Life in Australia, Week #1

2100 Kilometres, NSW, VIC, SA, 2 showers, 5 Kangaroos, 1 Echidna, many tiny goats and a bunch of Emus.   Australia is a huge country.  You don’t realise it until you start to drive across the country.  If you look at your big map, you’ll soon see that after...
A night at the Rydges Sydney Airport

A night at the Rydges Sydney Airport

Being a backpacker means many different things.  My wallet thinks it’s to travel on a tiny budget.  My friends think it’s to carry a heavy backpack. I do think it’s a mix of affordable, cheap and hard-core travel. Being a backpacker is a lifestyle.  I’d prefer to...
I’m Going Home – 20 Months Later

I’m Going Home – 20 Months Later

20 months. 20 months is nearly two years. It’s a big bunch of months, isn’t it? 20 months ago, I was boarding a flight to Vancouver with two friends. (Yes, I’m from Canada and yes, Vancouver is still in Canada… but, Canada is pretty big!)  The goal was...
How to Find a Cheap Flight

How to Find a Cheap Flight

Australia, please, enlighten me. Australia, why are you this far?  I mean… seriously? Is there any way I can reach you without spending 30 hours on a plane? Is there any way I can avoid losing a day of my precious life? Is there any way I can enjoy the longest flight...