72 Hours in Cairns, Australia: Where Rainforest Meets Reef

Cairns is perfectly situated on Australia's eastern coast. Far up in north Queensland, it overlooks the marine wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef, and the tropical climates of the Daintree Rainforest. Queensland seems to have it all- idyllic islands, ancient rainforest, wildlife experiences that cue Australia, and of course, the Great Barrier Reef. One … Continue reading 72 Hours in Cairns, Australia: Where Rainforest Meets Reef

Exploring Brissy, An Unexpected, But Much Loved Visit to A Cool Aussie City

Ah, Brissy, a city full of Australians. Aussies oft refer to Brisbane as Brissy, named for the Brisbane River that runs through it. Australia's third largest city, behind Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane is where people say you should visit if you're out to visit a true Aussie city. Experiencing an average of 300 days of … Continue reading Exploring Brissy, An Unexpected, But Much Loved Visit to A Cool Aussie City

5 Places in Southeast Asia I Fell for Head Over Heels

Say the words, 'Southeast Asia' and you'll draw mental imagery of long-tail boats, white sand beaches, lazy rivers and rolling mountains, gorgeous temples, flaming street food, scooters on every corner, thundering waterfalls, lush rainforests, and ruins of civilisations past. It's a part of the world that can overwhelm first time visitors with how much there … Continue reading 5 Places in Southeast Asia I Fell for Head Over Heels

Finding Serenity in Bangkok, A Review of the Banyan Tree Hotel

Planning a one-way trip to SE Asia to explore parts of the world I've never experienced and teach English, I could not have been more excited. Starting to plan out the first few weeks of my trip, I reserved flights and hostels around Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. As a generous gift for what should have … Continue reading Finding Serenity in Bangkok, A Review of the Banyan Tree Hotel

30 Photos to Inspire Visiting the Baltic Countries

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia make up what is referred to as the Baltic States. Albeit small in size and population, the capital cities of each - Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn - have a lot to offer visitors. Affordable, safe, walkable, and beautifully preserved- the Old Towns are some of the most stunning in Europe- it's … Continue reading 30 Photos to Inspire Visiting the Baltic Countries