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 Translvania 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

Why you should visit Strasbourg

Strasbourg is a city that is both super interesting and incredibly beautiful, but is often overlooked. Located on the French-side of the French/German border in the Alsace region, this busy city mixes merci with danke; medieval with modern; and politics with art. I spent a weekend visiting a friend who showed me the very best of one of the…