I had envisioned Costa Rica to be a dense jungle paradise, a place where the word tropical took on a whole new meaning. I imagined thick wet forest, plentiful bird song and an abundance of wildlife. I wanted to feel like an explorer venturing into uncharted territory! but unfortunately I didn’t get the experience I’d […]
I wasn’t scared to visit this part of the world but I 100% came here with an attitude of skepticism. Trust no-one, be super careful, never leave your valuables unprotected blah blah blah. The truth is I’ve learnt that those things are really the least of your worries! It’s the little stuff no-one tells you […]
I stepped onto Albanian soil with heavy legs, dreaming of a shower. Shading my eyes from the sun I trudged towards passport control. After an unpleasant night in Corfu Airport and three hours of walking in the blistering sun I was glad to see the boat I’d arrived on disappear into the distance, a symbol […]
I didn’t think about it much when I booked my flights to Marrakesh (or Marrakech if you’re spelling it the French way) they were cheap and it was someplace new so I hit ‘confirm purchase’ without so much as second thought. As I would come to learn, Marrakesh is not your typical summer holiday destination. […]
I don’t know how many small minds I’ve encountered on my travels but if somebody asked me I’d say far too many! and each one is as frustrating as the last. It blows my mind when I hear people complain about other cultures, comparing them to their own with shaking heads “the pizza here isn’t […]
We’ve all been there. We’ve all told ourselves “Screw it I’m on holiday, I’ll deal with it when I get home” I’ve whispered those words to myself more times than I can count and the reality is that when I get home, the weight stays on. Until my next trip looms ever closer and only […]
I used to think travel was expensive, but after travelling far and wide I’ve come to realise that my first few trips were only expensive because I allowed them to be. Travel can be super affordable if you organise yourself accordingly! here are 7 of my best money saving tips; 1. Eat locally The locals […]
I was born and raised in Australia, The Great Southern Land. The envy of so many for its warm weather, wide open spaces and abundance of possibility – but it has its downsides too! one of those being extreme isolation. Being so isolated makes it time consuming and expensive to travel so for a very […]
I am delighted to be publishing the first of what I hope to be many guest posts on Foreign Aussie! This one comes to you from Ellie Jones, the creative behind ‘Aussie of the North’ a travel and adventure blog which aims to inspire and inform would be travellers. In her post she informs us […]
Want to travel somewhere a little off the beaten track in Europe? Bosnia & Herzegovina is the place!
The sole reason for booking my trip to Bosnia & Herzegovina was how affordable it was to get there, I had a spare week up my sleeve to go somewhere and I found flights from London to Dubrovnik for £100 return so I booked it! to my surprise it was only another £100 on top […]
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