I lived and traveled around Australia for almost two years, returning back to the United States in November of 2017.


Find tips on things to do, places to eat and places to stay while you travel around Australia.

New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia

May 12, 2019

When visiting the small coastal town of Byron Bay, NSW here are the top 9 things to do including shopping at Fletcher Street boutiques, ocean kayaking, tasty cafes and, of course, the beautiful Byron Bay Lighthouse!

June 30, 2018

Did you know Australia expects CV's instead of resumes? Neither did I! This and more on finding a job on the Working Holiday Visa in Australia.

May 24, 2018

From fancy revolving restaurants at the Sydney Tower to relaxed street food dining at Spice Alley, these are the 7 must eat foodie spots in Sydney.

January 26, 2018

An overview of Australia Day - what is the history behind it? How do people celebrate? And what is the controversy?

October 22, 2017

There is a lot of natural beauty to be seen on Fraser Island. Here are the top 5 places not to miss including Lake Mackenzie, the Maheno Shipwreck and the Champagne Pools!

October 21, 2017

Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world at 1,840 km2. It’s also the largest island in Queensland in the 6th largest island in all of Australia. In

June 5, 2017

As we were planning our trip to Indonesia and looking for the cheapest flights we saw that many of the flights had a layover in Darwin, Northern Territory. We decided it would be fun to stop and see the sights!

February 29, 2016

5 things a California expat realized she missed about California even though she rarely gets homesick.

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About Me

Hi, I'm Vita and welcome to my blog! After studying abroad in Florence, Italy my freshman year of college I became hopelessly addicted to travel. Since then, I have visited 6 continents, 20 countries and lived in amazing cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles and Brisbane (Australia). Currently, I'm exploring my new home for the next two years, New Orleans! So please, make yourself comfortable and take a walk in the world with me!

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