1 Week In Sydney: Itinerary For The Outdoorsy Traveler

An itinerary for 1 week in Sydney, perfect for adventurous, active travelers who love being outside! I love cities. I really do; they're full of entertainment, art, and culture. But do I consider myself a city person? No. I've now lived in London, Rome, and Sydney, three of the world's most famous cities. Though I …

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7 Incredible Volunteer Opportunities Around The World

7 volunteer opportunities around the world, perfect for open-minded and adventurous budget travelers. If you've browsed through my blog before, you'll know that I am a huge fan of volunteering abroad. Volunteering abroad is an amazing way to experience new cultures, learn new skills, meet lovely people, and save money while traveling. I've written many …

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Best Things To Do In The Royal National Park: Sydney, Australia

My favorite things to do in the Royal National Park, just south of Sydney, Australia. The Royal National Park is a true gem of New South Wales. Located directly south of Sydney, it's easily accessible from the city and from smaller towns along the South Coast. The best way to get around is by car, …

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5 Amazing Day Hikes in the Blue Mountains

Fun day hikes in the Blue Mountains, perfect for weekend trips or day trips from Sydney. The Blue Mountains has become one of my favorite places in Australia.  Every time I visit, I am amazed at the crisp, fresh air and the magnificent, rugged scenery.  For someone living in Sydney, The Blue Mountains are the …

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Australian Partner Visa: 12 Tips For Applying

Are you applying for an Australian Partner Visa? Here are my top 12 tips for your application, from personal experience! A few weeks ago, my temporary partner visa for Australia got approved. WOOHOO! This visa has been on my mind constantly for the last 1.5 years, so it’s a big relief. However, this doesn’t mean …

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12 Fun Things To Do In Port Stephens, NSW Australia

The best things to do in Port Stephens, a diverse and charming area of NSW, Australia.  Whether you're traveling around New South Wales, or you live here and are looking for a fun weekend trip, I highly recommend visiting the Port Stephens area. Geographically, Port Stephens is huge. It includes beaches, hills, sand dunes, islands, …

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NSW South Coast Road Trip Guide

The ultimate travel guide for a NSW South Coast road trip: from Sydney down to Merimbula! The South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, is filled with beaches, forests, mountains, vineyards, and a diverse array of wildlife. It also has buzzing little towns, delicious local food, and plenty of cozy airbnbs and peaceful campgrounds. The …

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25 Best Things To Do In Sydney (Free, Cheap, and Expensive)

The best things to do in Sydney. Including free attractions, cheap activities, and expensive ways to treat yourself. Sydney is a huge city in New South Wales, Australia. It has famous landmarks, plenty of entertainment, and insanely beautiful beaches. Here are some of the best things to do in Sydney, organized into three different price …

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Pros and Cons of Living in Australia

Pros and cons of living in Australia, compared to my home country, the USA. For those who don't know, I came to Australia because I fell in love with an Australian guy in Costa Rica in 2017. My travel-obsessed self saw this as the perfect opportunity to get a Working Holiday Visa and go live …

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Figure Eight Pools, Sydney: 8 Best Tips For Visiting

The 8 best tips for visiting Sydney's Figure Eight Pools in the Royal National Park. Located in Sydney's Royal National Park are the Figure Eight Pools. These all-natural and perfectly symmetrical pools are famous among tourists and Instagrammers. Among local Aussies, the Figure Eight Pools are famous for being quite dangerous and risky. A few …

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