Browsing: Oceania

north bondi flat
Australia

After 26 months of vagabonding, I can now officially say that I am a Sydney resident! :: cue the gasps ::

I just signed a lease on a 2-bedroom apartment in North Bondi, a quick 5 minute walk from the world-renowned Bondi Beach.

cape willoughby
Australia

I went into my 5 day Kangaroo Island road trip last week armed with a stack of brochures I picked up somewhere between Adelaide Airport and Penneshaw.

I swear I don’t normally hoard pamphlets, but geez – there’s really not much information online about Kangaroo Island.

Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
Australia

Sydney’s a tricky city to plan your travels for. Thanks to its plentiful waterways, traffic, and one-way streets, getting around Sydney is rarely straight-forward. Throw in the normal weekend track work and bus diversions and, man, it can take ages to get anywhere in Sydney by public transport.

sydney house sit
Australia

Along with transportation, accommodation is bound to be one of your biggest expenses while Down Under. The good news is that, depending on how long you plan to be in one place, there are plenty of ways you can save money on accommodation in Australia without ever having to stay in a hotel.

cronulla coastal walk
Australia

Cronulla might just be Sydney’s most underrated ocean beach. It doesn’t have the glitz of Bondi or the dramatic ferry commute of Manly, but let me tell you what it does have: 6 km of gorgeous, flat, mostly undeveloped sand that you can easily have to yourself if you go far enough out.

sydney opera house
Australia

Even paradise has its downfalls, my friends. Australia is my ultimate happy place, but believe me: there is plenty to complain about here.

Below are what I consider to be the worst things about Australia.

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