Planting your own succulents: the easy way

There’s an odd sense of pride that comes with successfully keeping a plant alive for an extended period of time. Even better if you’ve potted it yourself.  

How to deal with motion sickness when travelling

The first time I threw up on a plane as an adult was a memorable experience. I was flying home to Sydney after two months studying in New York, and things had not started well. I had a cold and was completely exhausted after studying at an intensive level for six weeks followed by two… Read more »

Quick meals: chicken pesto pasta bake

Ah, the humble pasta bake. It’s cheap, it’s versatile and you can have it on the table in half an hour or less.

Armchair travel: satisfying your wanderlust from home

Unsatisfied wanderlust can be a dangerous thing. Wanting to travel but being held back due to finances, work commitments or health reasons can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be!

In a nutshell: Budapest

Budapest is one of my favourite cities in Europe. The food is delicious, the architecture is amazing and if I could spend all day soaking in the thermal baths I would be very happy indeed.

Hitting pause: the ultimate night in

Burn out. It happens to all of us, especially in the fast paced world we’ve come to accept as normal.

Mastering the art of slow travel

If there’s one skill I have mastered to perfection in my travels it is the art of slowing down.

Quick meals: chicken rice paper rolls

Rice paper rolls are so easy and quick to make, you’ll have dinner on the table in less than 15 minutes.

Travelling with dietary restrictions

Travelling with dietary restrictions can be a challenge, but there’s no reason why it should ruin your travel plans.

What to see and do in Central Park

You could spend days exploring all 843 hectares of New York City’s Central Park. But if you’re short on time here are some great ideas.

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  • Planting your own succulents: the easy way

    There’s an odd sense of pride that comes with successfully keeping a plant alive for an extended period of time. Even better if you’ve potted it yourself.  

  • How to deal with motion sickness when travelling

    The first time I threw up on a plane as an adult was a memorable experience. I was flying home to Sydney after two months studying in New York, and things had not started well. I had a cold and was completely exhausted after studying at an intensive level for six weeks followed by two… Read more »

  • Quick meals: chicken pesto pasta bake

    Ah, the humble pasta bake. It’s cheap, it’s versatile and you can have it on the table in half an hour or less.

  • Armchair travel: satisfying your wanderlust from home

    Unsatisfied wanderlust can be a dangerous thing. Wanting to travel but being held back due to finances, work commitments or health reasons can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be!

  • In a nutshell: Budapest

    Budapest is one of my favourite cities in Europe. The food is delicious, the architecture is amazing and if I could spend all day soaking in the thermal baths I would be very happy indeed.

  • Hitting pause: the ultimate night in

    Burn out. It happens to all of us, especially in the fast paced world we’ve come to accept as normal.

  • Mastering the art of slow travel

    If there’s one skill I have mastered to perfection in my travels it is the art of slowing down.

  • Quick meals: chicken rice paper rolls

    Rice paper rolls are so easy and quick to make, you’ll have dinner on the table in less than 15 minutes.

  • Travelling with dietary restrictions

    Travelling with dietary restrictions can be a challenge, but there’s no reason why it should ruin your travel plans.

  • What to see and do in Central Park

    You could spend days exploring all 843 hectares of New York City’s Central Park. But if you’re short on time here are some great ideas.

  • Checking in to the Swissotel, Sydney

    Whether you’re in Sydney for business or pleasure, it’s worth checking in to the Swissotel.

  • How to save for travel

    If you want to travel you’re going to have to find a way to pay for it (unless you have a money tree or two, in which case… let’s be friends!)