Dambulla Temple in Sri Lanka, Asia

Inside the Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sri Lanka

by Nicole on September 25, 2015

While Sigiriya, the Lion Fortress, may be at the heart of Sri Lanka, it is the many temples that dot the country where you’ll find the soul. None epitomise this more than at the Golden Temple of Dambulla – the spiritual centre for Buddhism in Sri Lanka. I made the trip to Dambulla twice. Once, […]


Winter in Japan

A Two-Week Getaway: Experiencing Winter in Japan

by Nicole on September 17, 2015

The dream of a white Christmas, or even merely to see snow, is something deeply ingrained in me as an Australian. Unlike cities overseas, it doesn’t snow much in Australia, and December marks the start of the hottest part of our summer. Sure, we have snow-white beaches we can frolic upon during the holidays but how […]


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6 Unforgettable Day Trips from Reykjavik, Iceland

by Nicole on September 16, 2015

Iceland is a country that will take your breath away. Quaint cities, extraordinary landscapes, and natural landscapes will have you enthralled. If you are into adventure travel – soft or more extreme – then this country has to be near the top of your travel wish list. While I’d recommend taking a multi-week Iceland road trip, […]


Singapore’s Coffee Revolution

September 14, 2015
The Best Coffee in Singapore

When I think of coffee culture I think of Melbourne, Italy, and New York; Asia is far from my mind. This thought is changing after spending a week drinking coffee in Singapore, where the countries coffee scene is experiencing a surge, and they results are pretty damn good. Until a few years ago, Singapore’s coffee […]

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What to Pack for Flights: In-Flight Essentials

August 28, 2015
Carry-On Travel Essentials

“How do you survive such a long flight?!” is perhaps the questions I’m asked most. Living in Australia isn’t the ideal situation for a person with a case of wanderlust. That is, a country where the closest International destination is 3.5 hours away; Asia is six, North America is fifteen and Europe is twenty-two hours. […]

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Exploring San Francisco’s Neighbourhoods: Potrero Hill

August 27, 2015
San Francisco's Potrero Hill

It was the pull of pancakes that brought me over to San Francisco’s Potrero Hill. My travel buddy (and former housemate) and I have a connection through pancakes. It’s Tyler’s signature dish – well, that and the most amazing molten lava chocolate pudding – and, after waking up a little bit jet lagged from our […]

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What to do in legendary North Dakota

August 7, 2015
What to do in North Dakota

Far removed from the hustle of New York or the bustle of LA, the midwest lifestyle is a little slower and laid back; the perfect place to relax. The images you see of the Dakota’s are sprawling fields, horses, incredible landscapes, history that comes alive, and then there are the tales of that famous mid-west hospitality. From […]

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