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A Lil Bit of Both; Bondi Beach and Wilson’s Prom

G’day from the other siiiiide; I’m back up from down under and fighting jet lag like a champ by browsing the billions – only a slight exaggeration – of photos from my trip to the land of Oz. Didn’t see any emerald cities or yellow brick roads, but instead tons of sandy beaches, cuddly marsupials and ridiculously… Read more »

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Dazzle me in gold | Brussels

One of my favourite places in the world, and probably the most magical little corner of Europe, is the Grand Place of Brussels. The central square of downtown Brussels is a hub for international tourists, storybook cafés, luxurious chocolate boutiques and is a downright dazzling must-see location by day. However, when you have the privilege of living here,… Read more »

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Island Life

So I’ve been back in Brussels for about a week now, and the rainy days aren’t really helping my Madeira-withdrawals. I’ve finally sorted through the hundreds (not even exaggerating) of photos from my trip last week, and was oohing and ahhing so much that I had to share some with you guys. From the rainforest-like park in the… Read more »

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Tribal Travel

We’re heeeere! Last night we landed on the beautiful Portuguese island Madeira, where my mother is from. I know, I know; as a pale-skinned, blue-eyed and naturally light-haired girl, I don’t at all look half Portuguese (definitely have more Irish and Ukrainian genes than anything else), but I am, and hope to get a decent tan… Read more »

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vacation sites roundup: italy

View of the Amalfi coast from our hotel balcony Amazing restaurant, Torre Normanni (I suggest the shellfish and seafood risotto) Little beach next to our place in Maiori…actually, its one of the most famous of the coast This is the stunning (but treacherous) coastal road we travelled along over 3 hours to get from one… Read more »