Day trips from Melbourne: Wine tasting in the Yarra Valley

One of the many things I love about Melbourne is the fact that there are so many places to explore in the surrounding area. Top on my list after the great ocean road (coming soon!) was a chance to do some wine tasting in the Yarra Valley.

The Yarra Valley is a renowned wine region only about an hour’s drive away from Melbourne, which makes it a perfect day trip getaway. Not just for the wine drinkers, it’s home to a number of farms, lunch spots, beautiful grounds, nature trails and spectacular scenery.… Read more

Top 10 travel moments of 2015

Top travel moments 2015

Wait, what, it’s 2016 already?! Here I am still still trying to catch up with last year. This month also marks a year since I said goodbye to the UK to travel indefinitely… something I’m still trying to get my head around. What was 8 months of planned adventure has now turned into a fantastic 12, so in true New Year fashion I’ve put together a list of my top 10 travel moments of 2015.… Read more

Sculpture By The Sea | Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk

The Bondi to Coogee coastal walk had been high on my list of things to do in Sydney and until last weekend I couldn’t believe I still hadn’t got round to it. During my usual search for weekend activities, I came across Sculpture By The Sea, a free public exhibition that runs along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama beach, before you reach Coogee. The forecast was promising warm and sunny spells so our Sunday plans were sorted.… Read more

Sydney’s iconic harbourside theme park | Luna Park

Since arriving in Australia it’s been super hard not to worry about how expensive it is. After 8 months in Asia it’s taken a little while to transition and get to grips with everything costing 4 times more again, especially here in Sydney!

To save as much as possible and be able to explore more of this huge country I’m currently working a full time job, often 6 days a week. Seeing as my free time is now sparse and I’m still trying to budget, maybe even more so, I’m always on the look out for fun things to do that won’t break the bank.… Read more