Things you usually take for granted that become super important when traveling

Wanderlust

Like it or not, we all subconsciously take aspects of our daily lives for granted. We usually don’t even realise how much we’re taking these things for granted. We get so used to living a certain way, or having exactly what we need at hand, at any given moment. No more is this highlighted thanRead more

The art of European bed making and why I love it

The Art of European Bed Making

I’ve developed an unhealthy obsession with the way some Europeans make their bed. In other words, I’ve become a fan of the ‘one bed, two duvets’ method. The first time we visited Europe, we were a little confused by the bedding situation. It’s a little weird, right? We thought they had forgotten to give usRead more

Pictures from Positano

Pictures from Positano

Perched on a cliff of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Positano is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. With a beautiful beach-side and vibrant flowers hanging off windowsills and balconies, we got a lot of the (very) short time we were there. Getting There Getting to Positano can be difficult, without a bit of research first.Read more

5 Things Travel has Taught Me

5 Things Travel has Taught Me

Travel has taught me so much about myself, my relationships, and the world around me. I’ve seen things I’d previously only dreamed about, I’ve faced fears, and I’ve learned to appreciate the value of living minimally. I’ve also realised how lucky I am to have been born in such a free country as New Zealand.Read more

How I Discovered my Wanderlust

How I Discovered my Wanderlust

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I didn’t always have this wanderlust inside me. It feels shocking to be putting such words out into the universe, but it’s true. I know it’s true because when I was 11 or 12 years old, I turned down the opportunity to go to theRead more

Tips for getting through airport screening and passport control

Tips for getting through airport screening and passport control

When you’re jetting off on an overseas adventure, two of the procedures you’re going to have to go through are airport screening and passport control. Airports can be stressful places at the best of times, so ensuring a relatively seamless experience here, sets you off on the right track. What with all the people rushingRead more

8 Reasons why Instagram is a Travellers Dream and Nightmare

8 Reasons why Instagram is a Travellers Dream and Nightmare

Instagram. I have such a love/hate relationship with this social media platform. I love it for the beautiful pictures, and the ease of sharing my travels with others; but like me, she ain’t perfect. So I’ve decided to break down the dreams and nightmares of Instagram, from a travellers perspective. 1. Instagram expands your bucketRead more

Camera Lens Review > Rokinon 14mm

Lens Review: Rokinon 14mm

There are a few different cameras I like to take with me when travelling. And although my phone is the quickest and easiest ‘camera’ to use, I also love experimenting with different lenses for my DSLR. My latest lens purchase was the Rokinon 14mm (in Australia you can find it by looking for a SamyangRead more

Let’s remove the stigma of travel being selfish

Let’s remove the stigma of travel being selfish

It is selfish to want to travel as an adult? Lately I have read a few different stories/articles/posts on the interwebs that basically state travelling as an adult is a selfish thing to do. Most of these are from actual travellers calling themselves selfish for travelling the world instead of building their careers, having aRead more