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

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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

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

10 Cool Things to do in Prague

10 Cool Things to do in Prague

Prague. The picture-perfect capital city of the Czech Republic. With its cobbled streets, towering spires, and gothic architecture, it’s easy to become completely smitten. Drenched in medieval history, Prague offers a surprise around every corner, delighting visitors year-round. No matter what kind of traveller you are, I know you’ll find something to love about Prague.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

How to spend 24 hours in London

How to spend 24 hours in London

London is a big, bustling, and popular city. It’s considered the gateway to Europe. And it’s a 22 hour flight from Australia. You might go to London because you’re a fan of the Royals, a fan of Harry Potter, or because you just want to experience the city for yourself. You might give yourself plentyRead 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

Ghosts and Ghouls at Old Melbourne Gaol

Ghosts and Ghouls at Old Melbourne Gaol

I’m not normally one for ghost stories. Scary movies freak me out. And I generally hate walking in unknown places in the dark. So I was surprised to find myself on Saturday night willingly visiting Old Melbourne Gaol with Emily from The Reluctant Wanderlust, and her friend Eilis. We took part in the Ghosts? WhatRead more

Getting ‘Lost’ in Oahu

Getting 'Lost' in Oahu

I’m going to start by saying that we are huge fans of the tv show Lost, which aired from 2004–2010. You guys remember that one, right? A plane crashes on a supposedly deserted island, and the survivors spend the next six years trying to get off it. There’s drama, comedy, death, smoke monsters, polar bears(?),Read more