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7 Days In New York City For $1,600

by Nicole on May 13, 2015

New York is at the top of my list of favourite places to visit but, those who’ve visited will know, it’s one of the hardest cities to do visit on a budget. Thankfully, with the help of local friends – and making a few mistakes along the way – I’ve been able to find plenty […]


Perhaps it’s my inner Melburnian saying this but I love a good laneway. In Melbourne, you’ll find small bars, great restaurants and boutiques hidden away. This is no different than what’s on offer in one of Top North Queensland‘s cities who have managed to strike the right balance with their latest – and hippest – […]


For nature lovers travelling to Singapore, there is no better place to visit than MacRitchie Reservoir. As you wander the paths you will soon encounter bird watchers with book and binoculars in hand or photographers with tripods ready and the biggest lenses I’d seen in my life. Locals in sneakers were limbering up ready to run […]


On Phillip Island: Sunset at The Nobbies

April 20, 2015
The Nobbies - Phillip Island, Victoria

As much as I love living in Melbourne sometimes you just need to make an escape! To celebrate my airbnb guests finding an apartment and my first article being published on Skyscanner, we decided to take a day trip from Melbourne to Phillip Island. Known for its Little Penguins (you can’t call them Fairy Penguins any […]

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Travel Tech: Staying Connected with a MiFi Device

April 15, 2015
Rentafi MiFi device in Singapore

In our hyperconnected world having access to the Internet, mapping technology and communication is commonplace. This all changes when we venture overseas. I’m sure we’ve all had that moment when we’re travelling and thought “I’ll just turn my International Roaming on for a few seconds” only to get slapped with a huge bill so quickly it’s […]

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A Unique Corner in Singapore: Kebun Baru Bird Singing Corner

April 14, 2015
Kebun Baru Bird Singing Club

It was a perfect Singapore morning. Blue skies dotted with puffs of cloud, warm weather but not warm enough to deter people from venturing outside (that comes later in the day in Singapore), and the sound of birds singing. Yes, the sounds of dozens of birds singing echoed around the park on the edge of […]

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Get in Touch with Nature in Singapore

April 13, 2015
Where to find nature in Singapore

Look beyond the concrete jungle of downtown Singapore and you’ll find the city has a natural side visitor’s often overlook. Despite the countries small size, nature is important to Singaporeans and you’ll often hear it referred to as a “City in a Garden”. You’ll see balconies of apartments filled with pot plants or highways lined with […]

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