How to survive your boring office job whilst waiting to travel

So you have that dream trip on the horizon, an itinerary has been crafted, lonely planet books read and your bag mentally packed. Now you just have to save money and you’re set! Easier said than done. When the only way your dream trip will come to life is by working in a lifeless grey…

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Our six month Southeast Asia and Nepal travel itinerary

As you may have gathered from our ‘about’ page, Chris and I are heading off to South-East Asia and Nepal for six months.There is no doubt that this itinerary will change (which is totally okay!) but we thought it best to have some semblance of a plan. Chris and I are firm believers in serendipity…

How to Barely Survive Camping on Moreton Island, Brisbane

Moreton Island is the third largest sand island in the world. It lies only 58km off the coast of Brisbane and has become a popular tourist destination because of its beautiful beaches, diverse wildlife, huge desert sand dunes, and shipwrecks (which you can snorkel around). Here is our guide to ensuring you have a great…

My Guide on How to Get Your First Tattoo

Jo and I recently decided to take the plunge into permanence and get tattooed. There was a lot of thought and time that went into choosing exactly what we both wanted and why. I had been thinking about my very small scripted tattoo for at least 6 months prior to getting it. Some people are…

September Beauty Favourites and Travel Pick of the Month

1. L’Oreal EverSleek Shampoo and Conditioner- $15 An Essie Button enabled purchase (Anything that girl buys I just have to have!); I have been loving this silicone-free system. I have extremely fine and colour-treated hair and these products do an excellent job at nourishing my hair without weighing it down. My hair feels softer and…

10 Things to know before you go: Madagascar Edition

Mentioning an upcoming trip to Madagascar in the majority of cases will elicit one response from people. “OH, like the movie?”  They say, happy to have found some frame of reference, albeit one with a singing and dancing animal cast. To this, I have found, the best response is to find the closest map or…