The Grampians in a day (or two)

The Grampians National Park is one of Victoria’s treasures, and is a must-see place for anyone traveling through Victoria. But there’s so much to do there, and not all of us have a week up our sleeves to do every hike and see every waterfall that the Grampians has on offer.. so how do you choose the highlight reel if you’ve only got a day or two to explore? Continue reading “The Grampians in a day (or two)”

A moment of reflection on my 26th birthday

Today I turn 26
I have lived more than a quarter of a century on this earth, and I honestly feel like I’m just starting to learn the ropes now
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Tūrangawaewae – a place to stand

“Inā kei te mohio koe ko wai koe, I anga mai koe i hea, kei te mohio koe. Kei te anga atu ki hea”
Maori Proverb

“If you know who you are and where you are from, then you will know where you are going”
English Translation

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Do you know what your personality type is and how it affects your relationships with others?

A few years ago I was introduced to the Myers Briggs personality types by a friend of mine who had undertaken the test as part of a team building exercise at a work study day. His work recognised that everyone has a different personality type (yes it seems obvious and while we know it to be true a lot of the one size fits all corporate environments don’t accept that fact) and therefore they would all work differently.

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Travel Hacks – How to work the system to get free and cheap travel

Because I’ve been planning my first big period of traveling, and therefore booking lots of flights, accommodation and tours, I’ve been looking into ways to make traveling cheaper. I don’t mean let’s eat baked beans and not do anything that costs money, I mean how can I book exactly the style of travel I want but save money in the long run?

So here is my list of top travel hacks so far – feel free to comment with any of your own

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Planning my Central and South America trip 2018 – who wants in?

The point behind me commencing my contract work with Health Care Australia was to not only provide me with the opportunity to travel within Australia and gain professional experience in a variety of culturally diverse settings, but to be give me the freedom to work six months of the year and travel six months of the year, to discover the world. At the ripe old age of 25 when most of my high school friends have been on the traveling bandwagon for a few years now, I’m still studying (I’ll be graduating with my PG Dip in Midwifery at the end of this year) and have seen very little of the world.

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Driving the Great Ocean Road

It’s a rite of passage, and on all of the travel websites as a ‘must do tourist activity’ when visiting Victoria. Driving the great ocean road is a customizable adventure – a pick and mix of activities if you will, guaranteed to keep you entertained while you drive the 243km stretch of road that hugs the south-eastern coast of Australia, from Torquay to Allansford.

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