That Festival Feeling: Part III

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Over the year I spent in Australia, I had the chance to volunteer at multiple summer music festivals all over the country. These are the honest stories and awesome experiences I had. Check out my other segments about my summer of festivals … Continue reading

What to do in Byron Bay

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Byron Bay is the smaller Aussie version of my hometown: Santa Cruz, California. With the dreadlocks, the choice of vegan and vegetarian restaurants, healthy smoothies, the tie dye stores, the local hippies playing bongos on the grass, and of course, … Continue reading

That Festival Feeling: Part II

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Over the year I spent in Australia, I had the chance to volunteer at multiple summer music festivals all over the country. These are the honest stories and awesome experiences I had. Check out my other segments about my summer of festivals here: … Continue reading

Craft Beer 101

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It seems like everyone is talking about craft beer, hops, and malts these days. Or is that just me?  I first got into craft beer in college, a friend introduced me to big hop American IPAs via Stone Brewery and … Continue reading

Postcard from Scorching Bay

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When I first started researching walks and day trips around Wellington, Scorching Bay stuck out to me because, in my mind, it represented a place that was hot in a city that I’ve only experienced as freezing – it is … Continue reading

That Festival Feeling: Part I

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Over the summer I spent in Australia, I had the chance to volunteer at multiple music festivals all over the country. These are the honest stories and awesome experiences I had. Check out my other segments about my summer of festivals here: That … Continue reading

Exploring another side of New South Wales

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When most people think of New South Wales, their mind is immediately drawn to the beautiful city of Sydney and the Opera House, The Blue Mountains, or maybe even one of the huge national parks ripe for exploring, read: Ku-Ring-Gai … Continue reading

Adventures in NSW: The Royal National Park

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The Royal National Park was next on my list for a day trip from Sydney life. Established in 1879, making it the second oldest national park in the world (After Yellowstone in the US), the Royal National Park is a … Continue reading

Adventures in NSW: The Blue Mountains

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I heard about the Blue Mountains when I was still in Melbourne, the areas surrounding the iconic bushland were in the news for the major wildfires that hit New South Wales in 2013. Luckily, the wildfires didn’t make it as far … Continue reading