Travel, Love and Weddings- Planning a wedding with someone from another country

So what happens when you meet the 'one' when you're on your travels? Obvs take them home and marry them of course. And that is exactly what my sister did. My middle sister moved to the UK a few years ago and while here she found her ‘one’.  She’s not like me we always knew…

An Aussie living in the UK. Not quite the cliche you would expect

An Aussie living in the UK. Pretty cliched really, however, the story of what got me here isn’t your run of the mill gap year tale. I’ve now spent a 3rd of my life living in England and to be honest I’m really not sure when or if I’ll be heading back to my island…

Back to the future- How social media and technology has changed for expats and travellers in 2017

When I left Australia in 2006 there was no Facebook. Yes NO FACEBOOK! No, Twitter, No Instagram, no Pinterest, no snapchat. Well, they may have been in existence in the US but it was early days. I don't even think smartphones were a thing. Pretty sure we were all still rocking the flip phones. Gosh,…

14 Facts Every Traveller Should Know…

 The journey is always just as important as the destination. Yes in a strange way those 6 methods of transport and 30 odd hours of travelling is just as important as that picture perfect beach you end up on. Ask and more importantly listen to others on where to go and what to see. Read…

Should I stay or should I go? 

Don't get excited family members reading this. This isn't a question for me. I'm not coming home.........  just yet. I've spent a long time living in the UK with little to no face to face contact with others from down under. Well very little in the flesh, I've obviously spent a lot of time face…

The Hard Part of Living Abroad 

Dear 2006 Me, You're about to move to England. Big step but it feels right and you will have the right mix of apprehensiveness and excitement. You don’t realise it yet but this is a pivotal point of your life. At this point your thinking you’ll be away for at least 2 maybe 5 years…

Welcome home -sort of 

This time last week I was here....  on the other side of the world, in the sun, seeing new things. However today I've just had two days back in work, freezing my butt off in the cold and wistfully looking at holiday snaps trying to believe it's not over. I've put together 9 things I've…