Cook Strait

Travelling by Ferry Between New Zealand’s North and South Islands

The day I boarded the ferry over to New Zealand’s South Island, I wasn’t feeling too pretty. A 6am departure meant getting up super early, but it also meant leaving behind beautiful Wellington – a city that I had shown…

Hobart

Nine Amazing Foods to Try at Salamanca Market, Tasmania

The incredible Salamanca Market in Tasmania is, without question, the best food experience I have ever had. To open a post with that line is one hell of a statement, but the variety of foods on offer meant we literally…

Wellington

Why I Felt at Home in Wellington, New Zealand

I absolutely adore New Zealand. The month I spent there flew by and I feel like I hardly even scratched the surface of what there is to explore. However, despite recommending it to anyone who will listen to me, I…

Hobart

Five Places That Prove Hobart, Tasmania is a Food Lover’s Paradise

I’d heard on the grapevine before arriving in Tasmania that Hobart is a bit of a unknown foodie gem, but nothing could have prepared me for the unbelievable food I had for almost every meal during my visit. I indulged…

Queenstown

The Nevis Swing, Queenstown (or, The Most Bloody Terrifying Thing I’ve …

By the time I reached Queenstown in New Zealand, I’d already spent three weeks in the country exploring various tiny towns as well as large cities. The country pulls in adventure tourists, promising adrenalin-rushing activities for wannabe thrillseekers, but to…

Melbourne

The Amazing Street Art of Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is my spirit animal. It is a city that I fell in love with immediately when I first visited in 2014 for it’s London-on-Sea vibes. The people have soul, the food has feeling and the streets are truly alive.…

Sydney

Brunch at Fika Swedish Kitchen, Sydney

My first trip to Manly, a suburb north of central Sydney, came on a day when the weather wasn’t quite right. Both times I’ve visited Australia it’s just so happened to fall at the end of summer, so it’s a…

Wineglass Bay

The Most Beautiful Views on Tasmania’s Great Eastern Drive

Tasmania is undoubtedly the place in the world that has taken me most by surprise. It comes under the radar of most tourists considering a holiday to Australia, and even a lot of natives haven’t been there which is particularly…

Paihia

24 Hours on the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

  The day I landed in New Zealand, I wasn’t in a great mood. I was alone in a country I’d never visited before, 11 hours ahead of everyone I know, tired and massively homesick. I had booked a quick…