Ireland 🍀

 – ‘Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted’   A little trip was planned for July. A reunion of sorts. It included my amazing friends from University, Amy and Amelia. Amy lives in Tandragee which is in Northern Ireland, not far from Belfast but in the countryside. I flew into Belfast and joined her … Continue reading Ireland 🍀

Queenstown

Queenstown?! What a little beauty! Such a little touristy town full of people from all walks of life – English, Japanese, Chinese, Europeans. Think bespoke clothes shops, artisan chocolate, cute pubs in the sunshine and the most stunning harbour view you have probably ever seen! After an incredibly turbulent flight from rainy Aukland, I arrived … Continue reading Queenstown

Milford Sound

A few hours from Queenstown lies the most mystical place. It’s name.. Milford Sound. It’s part of a collection of fjords in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s known for towering Mitre Peak, plus rainforests and waterfalls like Stirling and Bowen falls, which plummet down its sheer sides. The fiord is home to fur … Continue reading Milford Sound

The Gili Islands

“Rachel I’m drowning. I can’t breathe. I don’t like this, Help me!” gasped my panic-stricken mother on the brink of despair, standing tiptoes in shoulder deep ocean, goggles full of sea water and half biting and half spluttering through her snorkel. We were on Gili Meno, a small island off the coast of Lombok in … Continue reading The Gili Islands

Girly Road Trip

Whilst I was working up in Broome, Sanne, my wonderful friend whom I had first met in Freo, was working down in Carnarvon, a small town on the West Coast. After realising we both wanted to leave around the same time, we made plans to meet in Broome to travel up to Darwin together. We … Continue reading Girly Road Trip

Cape Leveque

Stretching north from Broome, the red land of the Dampier Peninsula ends above deserted beaches, crystal clear waters and ragged cliffs. This part of the Kimberley region is vastly remote and home to many indigenous settlements. Access to Cape Leveque from Broome is by 4WD, along the largely unsealed 215km long sandy road, with nothing … Continue reading Cape Leveque