Category: Travel & Adventure

Life as an adventurer: travels and exploration so far in 2017

Upon moving to Queensland, one of my goals I made for myself was to do a lot more travelling and exploring and so far I think I’ve done pretty well in that department. And I have to add that spending time outdoors in the middle of a stinking hot summer is not easy feat, which makes me even more proud… Read more →

Not all rainbows and butterflies: on the struggles of moving to a new city and finding my feet in Brisbane

I was very naive to think moving interstate to a brand new city would be all rainbows and butterflies. I mean, I knew it would be challenging but I didn’t think it would be “I want to catch the next plane home” type of challenging. After all, I was the free-spirited traveller who could find a home anywhere. Moving to the… Read more →

Redefining travel: 7 tips to help you travel when you have a mortgage and a job

So here’s the situation: you’ve bought a house and now you have a mortgage. You’ve probably decided that life is now pretty much over and you’ll never get to fulfill your dreams of being a traveller. So not true. Since purchasing my house in September 2013, I’ve managed to do a fair bit of travelling. I’ve been to Sydney 3… Read more →

Along the Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia: On rediscovering a love for hiking

I absolutely adore hiking. There’s something about being out in nature, challenging yourself to climb up nasty hills and staircases, taking photos of all the incredible natural gems you come across, being away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and in my case, falling over and picking yourself up, bruises, cuts and all. And while I’ve managed to… Read more →

“Let your faith be greater than your fears”: On huge changes coming into my life

If you read my last post about my experience with life coaching, I wrote about how many positive and wonderful things have come into my life over the last few months. Lots of travel, less stress at work, stronger relationships with family, friends and colleagues, this blog… But the biggest and most craziest change of all? Drumroll please…. I AM… Read more →