Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christmas 2016

One of the best things about celebrating Christmas early with half your family (see last post) is that when it’s over, ‘real’ Christmas is still around the corner! It all started on Christmas Eve with a festive breakfast at my … Continue reading

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Family Beach Christmas 2016

Every year my dad’s side of the family celebrate Christmas the weekend before the 25th. We all converge at a beach house near the beginning of the Great Ocean Road and eat, drink, swim, play games, sing, heckle one another … Continue reading

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Do you dine alone? 

I live in a place surrounded by restaurants and cafes, which is glorious. I also sometimes work odd hours so decide randomly to dine out on a Thursday morning or super late on a Monday which means I go alone. I … Continue reading

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The top 5 worst moments from our trip

I’m not big on negativity but I am big on honesty. And honestly, travel (like life in general) isn’t always a barrel of laughs. If I’m ever missing travelling remembering these moments helps ease the wanderlust. 1 Getting mugged in Colombia  Hands … Continue reading

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Take me to Tasmania! Reasons to wander further than Hobart…

I love Hobart, but us mainlanders seem to have a habit of not venturing past the state capital. A few more adventurous souls have made it to Cradle Mountain, maybe stopping in at Launceston. But there is so much more … Continue reading

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The secret to easy (delicious!) fish tacos

Fish tacos are THE BEST but who can be bothered messing around with flour and egg and batter etc on a week night?! Not me. Well the (painfully obvious) answer is this: Frozen battered fish has come a long way … Continue reading

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The truth about returning home after travelling…

… it’s not as bad as you’d think. It’s been 3 months since my boyfriend and I returned from our 16 month trip. I can’t believe how quickly time has flown! I’ve had so many questions about how hard/crappy/boring being home … Continue reading

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