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Fall: My New Favourite Season

Fall: My New Favourite Season

  I’m a winter baby and so winter has always been my favourite season but, coming from Australia I never really understood the hype surrounding fall in the Northern Hemisphere. Why is everything pumpkin flavoured? Why is it taking over my social media? Well…

October 16, 2017
23 Thing's I've Learnt in 23 Years
Journal Lifestyle

23 Things I’ve Learnt in 23 Years

It’s my birthday! Today marks my 23rd birthday… twenty-three… is it just me or is 23 the odd year where you’re kinda in limbo before becoming a fully fledged adult? It’s the birthday where everyone’s kinda like meh... A lot happened at the start…

June 3, 2017
What's My Real Job?
Journal Travel

What’s My Real Job?

Unfortunately, I’m no digital nomad *sad face*. I don’t have any fancy computer skills to be an app developer or graphic designer nor do I specialise in social media or marketing so what do I do that allows me to keep travelling? The answer…

May 17, 2017

2016 – A Year In Review

Happy new year everyone! 2016… What a year! I still can’t believe it was all real! Here’s what I got up too! Became an accredited Wedding Planner. Registered my every own business. Got a 6-month internship on a Spanish Island in the Mediterranean. Tried to…

January 23, 2017
How Much My Unpaid Internship Abroad Really Cost Me - White Petal Travels
Journal Travel

How Much My Unpaid Internship Abroad Really Cost Me

Not all internships are paid work, in fact, many like my own are unpaid. When I first started researching into accepting the opportunity to intern with a destination wedding planner I struggled finding information about how much it would actually cost me and if…

October 19, 2016
How To Survive A Long Haul Flight In Economy
Journal Travel

How To Survive A Long-Haul Flight In Economy

Being an Aussie if you want to travel anywhere basically all our flights are long-haul flights. After feeling like I was going to die (not really but almost) last year on the way to England I was determined to make myself comfortable on my 36…

August 24, 2016

Kindle vs Books

I’m very much a book lover but living abroad and out of a suitcase, books take up too much room and weight. I was reading one to two books a week, that’s a lot of books which can start getting costly and that’s a…

August 15, 2016
Journal Travel

How To Make Friends Abroad

If you’re a shy person like me then the thought of making new friends can be really daunting. My boyfriend can meet a complete stranger and within an hour their speaking like their lifelong friends and organising overseas holidays together. How does he do…

August 8, 2016

A Little Inspiration – My Favourite Quotes

“If plan A fails, remember that you have 25 letters left” – Chris Guillebeau “If the essence of my being has caused a smile upon your face or a touch of joy within your heart. Then in living – I have made my mark”…

July 30, 2016
Journal Travel

Coping with Homesickness

“Some days you just need to create your own sunshine”   Living abroad is great but some days you may feel a bit down.  Homesickness is completely natural, you’re in a different environment, no one knows you, they may speak a different language, have…

July 21, 2016