How to Survive Your First Overseas Trip

There’s a glint in the eye of every seasoned traveller. They can’t wait to soak up any new city they find themselves in and long-haul flights are just a painful means to an end they must endure. But every pro started somewhere. They may not recall the nerves and excitement of their first overseas trip…

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Coin Mirror DIY: How to Use Your Foreign Coins for Something Fun

Over the years I’ve built up a nice little collection of foreign coins from my travels. I’m not very good at using them overseas and often forget you’re not able to exchange coins back into your local currency. I used to keep them in a piggy bank for my inevitable return to each country but…

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48hrs IN…HONOLULU

To get the most out of a trip to Hawaii you really should spend more than 48hrs exploring the islands. But, if you can only fit in a short stopover there’s more than enough to fill up a couple days on one of its main islands. Honolulu is a tourist hotspot so you can expect…

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The Best Travel Makeup For Any Adventure

Packing has to be the most painful part of going on holidays (aside from long-haul flights). You don’t actually need everything but somehow you feel better if you come prepared.  For beauty addicts, it’s even harder to know which products to leave behind. Here’s my travel makeup kit essentials which fit conveniently into a single…

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Where To Find Street Art In London

There’s a lot to love about street art. It’s bright, bold and typically free! As more cities of the world embrace the urban gallery vibe, we’re becoming spoilt for choice. Here’s a quick guide to some must-see London street art for the next time you’re visiting. 1. Bethnal Green Photo: Julia Hammond Photo: Julia Hammond…

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48hrs IN…SYDNEY

As a born and bred Melburnian it takes a bit of coaxing to get me across the NSW border. Maybe I won’t be moving there any time soon, but there’s also a lot to love about Sydney. If you’re curious just what’s worth the trek across state lines, here’s how you can spend 48 hours…

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Get Outta Town: 5 Easy Day Trips From Melbourne

The hustle and bustle of city life can be draining; but we can’t always find the time for a long relaxing holiday. An easy day trip may be all you need to recharge those batteries. Here’s 5 of the best that are just a hop and skip away from inner Melbourne. 1) Peninsula Hot Springs…

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6 Melbourne CBD Bars For Friday Night Drinks

Nothing beats that Friday feeling. As soon as the clock strikes five you can forget about the week that was and indulge in the weekend to come. Get it started on the right foot with a wind-down drink at one of these Melbourne CBD bars. They’re perfect for a few after-hours bevs with colleagues and…

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The Essential Melbourne Checklist

Whether you’ve lived in Melbourne your whole life or are new to town these are the things to check off ASAP.

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