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Manoel Island – Malta’s Tragic Gem

Manoel Island is Malta’s tragic gem. Manoel Island was closed to the public for sixteen years and just opened in 2016 after protests. MIDI, a private building company, bought off the whole of Manoel Island and blocked access to the public for planned development. MIDI’s development plans include (these plans still hold today) a boutique hotel, […]

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In Pictures: Driving The Great Ocean Road | Where to Spot Wildlife, Camp and Explore

The whole world agrees: the Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most magnificent drives. If you’ve ever driven California’s Pacific 1 then imagine that but you’re driving on the left, turn up the saturation of the ocean, and add some koalas and kangaroos. With every turn, visitors find a new delight from a wild koala sighting […]

3 Unique New Year’s Eve Destinations Around the World

New Years Eve is definitely the most overhyped night of the year but let’s face it – it’s just not going anywhere. Looking back on the last 3 years I’ve been living abroad and I have to say I’ve been pretty lucky to have spent the big night in these 3 unique New Year’s Eve destinations – […]

Driving through the Monsoon | Bali, Indonesia

Our car is quarter submerged in water as we drive in and out of water filled ditches. The rain is pouring and we can barely see out of our little rental driving in and out of blindness – our windshield wipers work their very hardest. Road – water – wipe – road – water – […]

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6 Month South East Asia Backpacking Trip – Tips for Backpackers

A time comes, especially for us Australia/New Zealand working-holidayers, when your visa ends (this feels like the end of the world) and you don’t want to go home. For mostly all of us, South East Asia is on the way back so it just sort of makes sense to spend all of your hard earned cash traveling […]

The Exotic Fruits of Southeast Asia You Have to Try

The exotic fruits of Southeast Asia are quite possibly going to be the biggest thing I miss about this part of the globe. When you’re traveling in Southeast Asia over an extended period of time you kind of get used the luxury of eating these exotic fruits. Now I’m in Europe and the price of one […]

What 6 Months Backpacking Southeast Asia Looks Like

Ever since those Lonely Planet guys released that Southeast Asia on a Shoestring back in 79′, travellers have been exploring the region like there’s no tomorrow. I can totally understand why. Backpacking Southeast Asia is one of those classic trails that’s just so accessible, exciting, and relatively cheap. Here’s a taste of what our 6 months […]

The Complete Guide to Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Complete Guide to Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

So much can happen all before class even starts in the megalopolis of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Within a few minutes I’m jerked awake as my motorbike taxi gently crashes into another motorbike. The two shake their heads at each other and we continue traveling through the swarming rush hour traffic, weaving in and […]

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Venice in the Rain: Two Days of Wet, Rainy, Beautiful Venice

Venice in the rain is a beautiful sight. When it rains in Venice the tourists stay inside and it’s just you, your umbrella and a journey back in time. At first we were pretty down that it was raining for our 2 days in Venice but it turned out to be a really special trip and […]

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Driving the Scenic Route from Germany to Italy: A Photo Diary

My boyfriend and I had the idea of driving the scenic route from Germany to Italy after two months of hiding out in the very South of Germany watching the snow fall as the days tick by. We started to get a bit of cabin fever to say the least and decided we needed to go on […]