I don’t know if you know this about me, but I am a HUGE fan of Steve Irwin! While growing up, I use to throw on Animal Planet and watch The Crocodile Hunter for hours. I just loved his sense of adventure and his passion for conserving wildlife. It is no surprise that my one MUST SEE/DO while in Australia was the Australia Zoo. After … Continue reading Crikey! The Australia Zoo
My next stop on this Australian adventure took me to Airlie Beach. Chloe had booked us into one of the hostels on the main drag. We checked in and went to our rooms. I mean I’ve stayed in some pretty bad hostels before, but this one was pretty gross. If we hadn’t already gotten some sort of disease by just stepping in the door, the … Continue reading Airlie Beach and Then Some
We’ve left Auckland, NZ for the Gold Coast in Australia. Chloe and I were meeting her friends Baz and Keil there to have a weekend of fun! I met Baz and Keil when they were in London back in 2012 while Chloe and I were living there. Baz is from Australia and Keil is from Manchester, UK. It was friendship at first glance! I got … Continue reading Low Key Gold Coast Vibes
Today we arrive in Melbourne, or as some of the locals, and friends who have lived here, call Melbs. Everyone said this was a ‘must see’ sort of city. I was excited to see what it was all about! I hadn’t really done any research into Melbourne, so I didn’t have an agenda here. The one thing that I definitely wanted to see was the … Continue reading Melbourne….Melbs….Meh
Another early morning in Sydney….thanks a lot jet lag! We had nothing major planned for today other than the MOST exciting thing: the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb!! Chloe surprised me with tickets the day I arrived. We had talked about possibly adding this to our agenda while in Sydney, but agreed it was a bit too pricey. Little did I know she had purchased tickets. … Continue reading Sydney from New Heights
I’ve been told many a time in my life that when visiting new cities, if there is the option to see the city from the water, take it! The city has an incredibly different feel when you see it from the water than it does when getting lost among the avenues and streets. Chloe suggested we do just that; we bought tickets for a Sydney … Continue reading Sightseeing in Sydney
Ok so I kinda left you all hanging there for a long while! My sincerest apologies!! Lots has happened in the last little while that has distracted me from writing. So now I’m back! I left off enticing you all with my terrible start to my Australian adventure. My AirCanada flight was set to leave Toronto Feb. 11 at 8pm. My parents drove me to … Continue reading A Disastrous Start
Life at home is difficult after being on your own for so long. I needed to make a plan and quick. I decided I would give myself a year to save up money and move out on my own again. Not too far from home because I work in the town my parents live in, but just to a place of my own. I had … Continue reading Mission Possible: Australia!