NEW YOUTUBE VIDEO

Head over to my YouTube channel to see my latest video from my week in Hong Kong. Shot on my GoPro Hero 4 and my Samsung S6. Check out there video here:

10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED LIVING IN AUSTRALIA FOR 3 MONTHS

You can’t buy alcohol from the supermarket Back home, you can do your weekly food shop, and chuck in a few beers/bottles of wine with it, then go home. Not in Australia. You have to go to a specific bottle shop to purchase your alcohol. Luckily there’s usually one nearby to every supermarket, so you…

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: AUSTRALIA

I landed in Australia nearly 5 weeks ago now, on a working holiday visa. So I think now is a good time to reflect on my time so far, and let you know what my first impressions are. COSTS I’ll start with the one a lot of people ask about, money. Before I came to…

UPDATE JUNE 2017

First of all, apologies for not updating my blog in a while. I’m currently travelling up the East Coast in Australia, and the wifi over here is shockingly bad. So I’ve not been able to post as much as I’d hoped. I thought I’d write a little update about what I’m up to, then do…

HONG KONG: ARRIVAL

For those that follow me on my blog, and on instagram, you’ll know that I’ve set off for Australia, with a stopover in Hong Kong. I’m writing this very jet lagged, at midnight Hong Kong time. So apologies if it makes no sense! The Flight I flew to Hong Kong from London Heathrow with Virgin…

TRAVEL INSURANCE – THE SMALL PRINT

Travel insurance isn’t the nicest part of your trip to sort out, especially if you’re not clued up about what’s what. Travel insurance is a must, but it’s a well known fact that they will try anything to get out of paying up. So you need to be careful. Check out my post here, about A…

MY PACKING ESSENTIALS TO TAKE BACKPACKING

There are a few things I take backpacking, that aren’t always on your typical backpackers packing list. But they are things that I find essential and super helpful, so are definitely worth adding to your packing list if you want to make your life a little easier. Lush Solid Shampoo & Conditioner Bars I used…

HOW TO CONVINCE YOUR PARENTS IT’S OK TO GO BACKPACKING

A lot of parents don’t want you to go because of safety issues, or have a lot of worries about what it’s doing for your future. And other parents are really supportive. I always find it a little sad when I hear parents have stopped their children doing something they really want to do. I…

MISCONCEPTIONS OF BRITISH PEOPLE

While travelling across the world, it’s safe to say I’ve heard a lot of misconceptions about us British people. People automatically assume that because you’re British, you’re the following: We all love Harry Potter Don’t get me wrong, a lot of British people like Harry Potter and it is a big household name in Britain,…