Travel

A few snaps from Scotland.

Just some snaps from Scotland, featuring hairy coos, a lot of rain, the Loch Ness, Edinburgh, Arthur’s seat and a cat! This was a while ago, when I still had gross orange hair halfway through dying it blonde.

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Life, Travel

10 surprising differences between Australia and London.

Any Aussie moving to London would expect to find a few differences between the golden sandy beaches of Aus and the rainy grey city of London, but it’s not just the weather that’s the difference between living in Australia and living in England. We speak the same language, but there are heaps of cultural differences […]

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Life

Tips for finding a flat in London.

The London rental game is a competitive minefield, but if you dedicate some time, you’ll be able to find a flat (especially as an Aussie or a Kiwi). If you’re just moving to London as a single person, your best option is finding a room in an existing flatshare. London flatshares typically come furnished, and […]

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Travel

What to see in the Cotswolds, England.

Ideal for a day trip or a long weekend break from London, the Cotswolds are an area of quintessential British beauty, featuring rolling green hills, quaint English villages, palaces,  gardens, and historic towns. Here’s a guide to the Cotswolds, including the best places to visit, where to stay, and what to do (as well as the perfect place to watch the sunset in the Cotswolds).

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Travel

A budget girls weekend in Brighton.

For my friend’s birthday we took the train from London to Brighton for a girls weekend. We did it on a super tight budget – living in London we were all poor as hell! We stayed at Smart Brighton because it was so cheap and had a good location (right next to the Walkabout, which… […]

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A walk through the British countryside.

In November my flatmate, Helen, from London took me and our other flatmate, Keziah, to her hometown near Middlesborough, in the North of England. There we walked to Roseberry Topping, a tall hill near Great Ayton. Fun fact, Great Ayton was the childhood home of Captain Cook, the first British guy to discover Australia.

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May Ball Fireworks in Cambridge, England.

The Cambridge May Ball fireworks were such a magical experience, and if you ever have the opportunity to be in Cambridge in June (not May), I’d highly recommend it! We had a few days in Cambridge, but Cambridge is also an ideal day trip from London (which I’ve also done!). It’s a university city, with […]

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Minimalist Glastonbury Pack List.

If, like me, you’re travelling a long distance to Glastonbury, or taking the coach, or just don’t want to carry a mountain of stuff with you from the carpark to the tent, then you’ll want to pack light.

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