The Harry Potter Escape Room Experience in Melbourne

There is only a few things I hate in this world; warm beer, huntsmen spiders, peanut butter and Harry Potter being forced upon me. Granted, it’s an eclectic list but hey, it’s my burden to bare. You can understand, then, my feelings when I found out I was going to a Harry Potter themed escape … Continue reading The Harry Potter Escape Room Experience in Melbourne

Teens, Mountains and Wild Horses: Hiking the Bogong High Plains

Over the last eight years I have worked on and off as an outdoor leader, working with schools and helping them facilitate their outdoor education programs. This usually means leading hiking trips or paddle journeys through some of the more beautiful places that Australia has to offer. Getting paid to do this privilege seems borderline … Continue reading Teens, Mountains and Wild Horses: Hiking the Bogong High Plains

Visiting Australian Ski Resorts In Summer: why you shouldn’t rule it out

I love visiting Australia’s ski resorts during winter. It’s a fun, adventurous environment where people play hard on the slopes and then play harder in the bars and lodges that dot the landscape. It’s a place where you can use the terms “après”, “off piste” and “mogul” without sounding like a wanker. Where drinking mulled … Continue reading Visiting Australian Ski Resorts In Summer: why you shouldn’t rule it out

Local Travel: the benefits of travel within your own country

I spend a large amount of time pawing over travel sites and blogs, studying articles about various overseas destinations that spike my interest. And while I hope to watch the Northern Lights from an igloo hotel in Finland one day, I am also realistic about the financial implications of undertaking such a trip. There is … Continue reading Local Travel: the benefits of travel within your own country

Teens in Canoes: Paddling the Murray River

The Murray River is one of the most iconic rivers in Australia. It is steeped in history for both Indigenous Australians and European settlers alike and has been a source of transport, food and enjoyment for centuries. So to be able to enjoy sections of this river by paddling it in canoes is a privilege … Continue reading Teens in Canoes: Paddling the Murray River

Getting To Know Australian Wildlife

  I recently had the pleasure of escaping normal life, jumping in a canoe and floating down one of Australia’s finest rivers- The Murray. I had every intention of writing a thoughtful blog piece about how peaceful it was and that it was the kind of relaxing experience that everyone should try and have at … Continue reading Getting To Know Australian Wildlife

Sun, Sand and Wilson’s Prom

  I spend a lot of time detailing different aspects of travel, predominately about overseas destinations. However, people have pointed out to me that I rarely mention places at home in Australia. With that in mind, I want to tell you about my favourite place in Australia, Wilson’s Promontory National Park, and try to even up … Continue reading Sun, Sand and Wilson’s Prom

Deciphering Australian travel myths

  A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about travel myths from some of my trips abroad and attempted to shed some light on their validity. As a result I was inundated with requests for a blog focussed specifically on Australian myths (when I say ‘inundated’ I mean ‘three people” but hey, feedback is … Continue reading Deciphering Australian travel myths