What better way to kick off the Australian winter, than with an Australian winter travel essentials list! My beautiful home country is known for its intense summer months, where there can easily be stretches of days, being over 40 degrees celsius. But what most people don’t realise, is that Australian winters can be intense in a whole different way. This all depends on where in Australia you are, of course. But generally, all over the country can get pretty cold during winter. Australia’s winter months are June, July and August. Here are the average winter temperatures for all major cities across Australia: MELBOURNE Average high temperature – 14°C (57°F) Average low temperature – 6°C (42°F) Note: Melbourne is known for…

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There’s a lot of debate in the travel world, as to which sort of travel is best. There are so many options when it comes to travel. Solo travel, couple travel, family travel, group travel. But which is better? Well considering every single person on this planet is different, there is no right or wrong answer. Everybody enjoys different aspects of travel. Some people like to stick to the more ‘touristey’ route, some like to head off the beaten path, and some swear by cruises. So what type of travel do I enjoy most? Well that’s easy – couple travel, of course! Being able to travel with Russell is amazing. I am extremely lucky to be able to see the world with…

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In June 2015, I had my first international solo travel experience. I had done a lot of research and tried to work out what would suit me best, but eventually settled on a Contiki Tour! I looked extensively into which specific tour I wanted to do, and ended up opting for the Best of USA! If you’re unfamiliar with what Contiki is all about, essentially they’re a tour company for people from all over the world, aged between 18 and 35. So as long as you’re within that age bracket, you can enjoy everything that Contiki has to offer! What stood out to me with this tour, was New York City and Las Vegas. I had always wanted to visit New…

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As you may or may not know, I’m quite active over on my travel Instagram. I post daily, interact with a ton of awesome people, and expand on my wanderlust every time I scroll down my feed. Instagram is a great place to make new friends and learn about different places around the world! One of my favourite travel Instagrammers is Sophie. Sophie’s feed is absolutely beautiful, filled with photos from her travels and daily life in England. She also has a blog, where she shares a good mix of travel guides, personal posts and reviews! I’m so glad I have had the chance to collaborate with Sophie. She has written a super helpful post for my blog, all about learning…

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What are the best things about Japan? Well, Japan is an incredible country for many reasons. I had read stories, watched videos and heard about fellow travelers experiences while in Japan. But I wasn’t expecting it to be as amazing as it turned out to be. If you’re looking for your next travel destination, but can’t narrow down your choices, add Japan to the top of your list. After reading through this post, you’ll be booking your flights in no time, trust me! Here are, in my opinion, the 10 best things about Japan, and what I loved and miss the most! 1. The people Japanese people are very, very polite and friendly. I don’t think Russell and I came across…

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