13 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Time Travels: My Birthday Last Year in Buenos Aires with My Bestie!

Time Travels is a series to spotlight places from my past travels. You’ll get a glimpse of places from Alaska to Italy, Ireland to Madagascar! I may even throw in a favourite travel story from time to time:) It’s just amazing how time flies when you’re having fun!   This week I couldn’t resist looking back to what I was doing exactly ONE YEAR AGO to celebrate my last birthday of my twenties!!! I was SUPER lucky to be joined by my bestie, Miss Jillian Curry, Read more…

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08 June 2012 ~ 7 Comments

CELEBRATING ONE YEAR ON THE ROAD: 12 MONTHS IN SOUTH AMERICA AND GOING STRONG

It’s hard to believe that one year ago I left Australia on a one way ticket to South America with nothing more than a backpack and an open mind. With no real plans, no expectations, I set foot on my 6th continent arriving first in Santiago, Chile….12 months, 8 countries, thousands of photos, hundreds of amazing people and countless of incredible experiences later, I find myself here in Peru taking some solo time to reflect on one hell of a Read more…

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25 May 2012 ~ 4 Comments

POR QUE NO: A South American Concept I’ve Come to LOVE!

A South American Concept; in fact, a widely accepted concept of doing things for the simple reason that YOU CAN…but really, WHY NOT??? Why Not set out with a backpack, a one way ticket, and open mind? Why Not have another…aguardiente in Colombia, Cana in Ecuador, Pisco in Chile, Fernet in Argentina, Capirinha in Brazil…well, you get the idea. Why Not give a part of yourself to a community for just a day, a week perhaps, even a month?  Why Read more…

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10 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

A PERFECT DAY IN SOUTH AMERICA: HOW IGUAZU FALLS RE-IGNITED MY FIRE

Sweating, swimming, sunshine and smiling…. boat ride, photography, jungle and waterfalls to end all waterfalls!  WOW I am still on a high…perhaps from the inconceivable amounts of water, or maybe it’s the rush of ticking off another Journey List item, OR it’s quite possibly as simple as being back out on the journey solo for the first time in over a month! My mind is racing and my camera still burning up from taking so many photos!  I began my Read more…

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29 February 2012 ~ 4 Comments

ARGENTINA: That’s a Wrap…The Highlights and Shout Outs From My Journey

Here is the long awaited shout out to some pretty amazing people and places I encountered whilst in Argentina! If you haven´t already checked out the first installment… ARGENTINA: That´s a Wrap…The Thank You!    Buenos Aires, My Bestie and La Boca Definitely one of the all-time highlights of South America has been getting to share some very special travel time with my bestie Miss Jillian Curry! With only 10 days we were on a mission to make the most Read more…

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27 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 27/2/12

With Carnaval fever here in Brazil, I have been a bit slack on the posting scene. So I want to kick this week off with a powerful quote from The Alchemist, an all time favourite book, and one that REALLY gets you thinking! Next up this week is “Argentina: That’s a Wrap…Highlights and Shout Outs From My Journey” But first make sure you´ve read my quick, heartfelt farewell to Argentina! DESTINY: “It’s what you have always wanted to accomplish. Everyone, Read more…

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18 February 2012 ~ 8 Comments

ARGENTINA: That’s a Wrap…The Thank You!

 Argentina, you have drawn me in! You’ve stung me with your gorgeous people and sexy Spanish, with your tantalizing treks and second to none scenery, with your scrumptious steak and mouth-watering-wine….everything about you makes me want to spend my life with you! From as far south as El Calafate and the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier, you have teased me….all the way up to the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, you have wowed me! From your rich blue lakes surrounding Bariloche to the Read more…

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13 February 2012 ~ 8 Comments

HOW 3 MONTHS IN ARGENTINA HAS CHANGED ME

“Well no inspiration for the week…I’m fresh out!  With yet another run in with a local thief last night (in Brazil,) my luck seems to be moving in a downward spiral. Soooo lets all have a laugh together, as I take notice of how the last 3 months in Argentina has changed me:)” Argentina: An absolutely beautiful nation, chalk full of beautiful people, delicious food, killer music, a sexy language AND an amazing energy! Even 3 months was not enough Read more…

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07 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Get Off the Typical BackPacker Track: Carlos Paz a MUST Go in Argentina!

Have you ever just stumbled across a diamond in the rough? A place it seems that no other backpacker has dared to go? I found my little gem of Argentina in Carlos Paz. Surprisingly NOT a place off the beaten track for Argentineans! In fact, Carlos Paz is one of the top holiday destinations for locals of surrounding cities and Portenos alike! So why have backpackers been by-passing this popular destination for its larger, busier sister city of Cordoba? Honestly, Read more…

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23 January 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 23/1/12

‎   “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings.” ~Elizabeth Gilbert   I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, happiness is the ultimate goal in life and it’s your responsibility to do WHATEVER it takes to make it happen! I chose to travel to the other Read more…

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