Last month marked my 5th year of working in a call centre environment with my employer. For privacy reasons, I won’t be naming them, but I do want it put on record that I love my job. You could say it’s been a love/hate relationship over the years, but that really always boiled back to … Continue reading 5 things I’ve learnt from working in #callcentrelife
So many people have dreams about going on trips, but they can't seem to get past what they think a trip will cost. Yes, travelling can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be. This is going to sound weird, but the biggest piece of advice I give people who want to travel is – … Continue reading Lower your holiday standards – you don’t have Beyoncé’s budget.
I’m not entirely sure when this happened, but I found out yesterday –Jetstar are now doing AfterPay on flights, which makes them the first Australian airline to do so. For those that don’t know, AfterPay is a service that basically gives you the option of buying something and receiving it almost straight away, however you … Continue reading Ballin’ on a budget: are AfterPay flights a good idea?
Growing up studying The Crucible and the witch trials, I was always fascinated by Salem, hence my stop there on my road trip last year. But did you know there are two Salem’s in that same area? They are actually quite close to each other, but one is in New Hampshire and one is in … Continue reading America’s Stonehenge … yes, America … no, not the other one
Grief is a strange thing. Its definition states that it is: “A deep and poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement; or, an unfortunate outcome” I don’t know about you but distress is not even close to describing what I’ve felt since my father passed away. It’s not a powerful enough word. Today … Continue reading Dear Nickelback – stop making music videos that make me cry. Sincerely, a grieving daughter.
In 2016, I went on a cruise with 3 of my friends. The cruise itself was the P&O Island Hopper, on the Pacific Dawn, and it took us to New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Port Vila, in Vanuatu, was my favourite stop of the cruise. I’d heard that Vila was really similar to Australia, and I … Continue reading Cruise Shore-Trips 101: don’t sell your friend to your driver
When I made the decision that the year 2018 would be a year of solo travelling, I was met with two responses. The first was excitement and the second was a thinly veiled version of pity. The truth of the matter is that there are so many things I want to see in this world, … Continue reading “Won’t you be scared?”
That equation was explained to me when I went to visit The Salem Witch Museum in Massachusetts, and it’s something that has stuck in my head since then because it just makes sense to so many situations. We think of a witch hunt as being something that happened in ancient times, but if we look … Continue reading Fear + A Trigger = Witch Hunt
I’m the kind of person who doesn’t sleep a lot. Generally, I get about 3 hours sleep a night and then one night a week I will just completely crash out for 12 hours. That’s just how I operate, have done for years. The point of this is – I spend a lot of time … Continue reading 5 Worst Packing Hacks I found on YouTube (when I’m supposed to be sleeping)
Since I started this blog, I’ve had quite a few questions from friends and followers about packing, so I thought I would combine a few rules that I try to live by with my trips. This is 100% my views based on my travel style, but please read on and let me know if you … Continue reading Man I hate carry-on luggage!