In a city like Melbourne, it’s easy to get swept away by all of the innovative treats. Every restaurant has something special. Looking for an egg that hatches to reveal a delicious dessert? You can find it here. Want a hot chocolate sweetened by a heap of fairy floss? Check! And if you’re in the […]
The largest sand island in the world is known by most as Fraser Island, but the indigenous name for this place is far more accurate. In the Butchulla people’s language, K’gari means paradise and this World Heritage-listed site lives up to its name. I joined a 3-day, 2-night 4×4 self-drive tour and camping trip from Rainbow […]
After spending a month traveling up the east coast of Australia by bus, I decided to take one day to travel my own way… which always includes lots of sweet stops. And so, without further ado… the sweetest day trip from Cairns.
I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to the underwater world. I love the feeling of slipping below the surface to an unknown environment, aware that the finned inhabitants of the deep blue are in their comfort zone, while my gill-less body is not. When I learned that Tonga, only a 3-hour flight […]
What kind of crazies would fly for 17 hours around the world to visit Australia for one week? My very best friends on a mission to help me ring in my birthday and celebrate my new ’30 and flirty and thriving’ status. I am planning to spend an entire year in Australia, and know that […]
I didn’t cross riding a Vespa in Italy off my Be Brave list. It got switched to riding a motorbike in Thailand. I assessed the situation when I arrived and decided that there’s a fine line between bravery and stupidity. I didn’t want to be one more bruised and broken backpacker statistic, so it didn’t […]
Like many great friendships forged in the 21st century, Abby and I became friends through Instagram. She’s a Sydney local and has recently launched Travel Scavenger to introduce travelers to off-the-beaten-track adventures and hidden local gems. Her advice kept me happy and well-fed while in Sydney, so I couldn’t think of anyone better to share her favorite foodie spots! Sydney is […]
I had seven months to do the research for my top 10 desserts of Queenstown post, but my time in Auckland was considerably shorter. During my 3-day trip, I gave it my best shot and ate as much dessert as I could. Giapo This is the way that ice cream should be done. The ever-present […]