Tour Review: Chitzén Itzá

If you’ve travelled to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, or are planning to, then no doubt that the Mayan ruins of Chitzen Itza are high on your to do list while you’re there. And if not, they definitely will be after a short walk through resort towns like Cancun or Playa del Carmen, which are swarming with…

Long weekend on the Gold Coast

I love a good long weekend, relish that extra day that gives you just enough time and freedom to make a quick plane trip worthwhile. A while ago, I booked a trip up to the Gold Coast (via Brisbane) over the January 26 long weekend, and now after a busy January, it was finally here….

Things to know about travelling to Romania

Romania doesn’t lie on the typical Europe tourist trail. With 9.3 million visitors a year, it is only the 17th most visited country in Europe & Central Asia (World Bank Tourism; 2015). And the number of Australians visiting Romania in that same time period? Roughly 2,000, making it our 105th most popular holiday destination (Department…

An afternoon in Bucharest

I arrived into Bucharest’s Henri Coandă International Airport from Athens on a dreary, overcast morning. With intentions to head off to Transylvania that afternoon, I didn’t have long up my sleeve to take in Romania’s diverse capital city. After taking the bus from the airport to the Gare de Nord and purchasing my train ticket to…

A student’s guide to Cambridge

Cambridge, one of the UK’s two iconic university cities, is a popular destination for visitors who come the bask in the idyllic setting, collegiate stories and English history. On my first trip though, I was lucky to be able to delve deeper than the top-level tourist veneer. Here to visit a good friend, and Cambridge…

31 Photo Challenges

I’ve decided to try and improve my photography skills and I thought what better to help me than a little challenge list! When I had look on the web though, I wasn’t happy with what I found. The lists were either too simple, or too technical. So I wrote up my own! I tried to…

Weekend in Canberra

Australia’s humble capital city is packed with things to see, do and eat