Last Monday/Tuesday Kels and I decided to head over to North Stradbroke Island (aka Straddie) and do a bit of exploring! It was so beautiful – crystal clear water, blue skies and plenty of Aussie animals! I’m already itching to go back! Straddie is the second largest sand island in the world, and is only … Continue reading 5 Must Dos on North Stradbroke Island
It’s hard to believe it’s been only a week here in Brisbane! We landed last Friday afternoon and it’s been a whirlwind since! Our first weekend spent in Australia was a mix of exploring our new city, and relaxing and adjusting to our new time zone. The sun is up at 6:30am and down at … Continue reading Week One is Done
They say it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey. If so, then we had one hell of a journey! Our final day in Canada started with a lovely breakfast; I made waffles for Kels’ and my family. We had the afternoon to run around like chickens with our heads cut off – last … Continue reading The Beginning of the Adventure
When people hear that Kels and I are packing up and moving to Australia, a question that we are constantly asked is “How can you afford that!?!”. Kels and I often look at each other and shrug in response. Yes, we’ve both just recently graduated with degrees from uni – but that doesn’t mean we … Continue reading The Question I’m Always Asked: How Can You Afford to Travel?
Ohmygoodness. Maybe it’s starting to feel a bit real? In less than two weeks Kelsey and I will be on a flight to Australia. Who knows when we’ll be back again!? I want to say my emotions right now are excitement, but in reality – it’s stress. THERE’S SO MUCH TO DO, SO MANY PEOPLE … Continue reading Less Than Two Weeks ‘Till Take Off
I’m sitting at twenty days out from the 23 hour journey to the land down under. I’ve quit my job and now it’s down to just selling stuff, cleaning up our flat, saying our goodbyes and packing up our lives into a backpack. People keep asking if I’m excited yet; whether or not it has … Continue reading 5 Things I’ll Miss the Most from Home
Well here goes nothing – or maybe something. My first blog post. I guess I’ll start by introducing myself (just in case you never made it all the way to my About Me page). I’m Dani. A 23 year old girl who grew up in Canada. Edmonton, Alberta to be specific. For those of you … Continue reading Who am I, and what am I doing here?