As the world bids good riddance to 2016, I can't help but look back on it fondly. Especially when I reflect on how much travelling I've done, personally it's been an amazing year. That doesn't mean it was all plain sailing, at times it has been hard and I've had set backs, but I achieved … Continue reading The Wanderings of Holly 2016: My Year In Travel.
In the new year I'll be writing a series of posts dedicated to aspiring travellers, particularly those who haven't travelled solo before! The posts will be focussed on the process of thinking about travelling and early travel plans. For me it will be a reflective exercise looking back to the beginning of the process I … Continue reading So you want to travel?
After a month of walking around every available museum I could find in Sydney and Melbourne, I was growing weary of spending my days inside reading each and every display board and absorbing as much information as I could about Australian history. When I arrived in Hobart, I decided it was time to do something … Continue reading Getting physical in Tasmania – The Mount Wellington Descent.
I can't believe I've been here for a month already, it's flown by! I spent the first three weeks in Sydney recovering from jet lag, visiting ALL the beaches and eating out a lot, you can read about what I got up to for the first couple of weeks here. One particular highlight that didn't … Continue reading The Wanderings: Month 1
For the past 10 days I have been staying in Melbourne, gazing up at skyscrapers, visiting Chinatown and admiring the awesome street art. Melbourne has so much to offer backpackers and tourists alike, and it did not disappoint on the geek front. Immigration Museum Standard entry: $14 This was the first museum I visited and … Continue reading A Geek’s Guide to Melbourne