Travel, Uncategorized

Backpacking Advice From Someone Who Learned The Hard Way

As you might know, I recently traveled around South East Asia for six weeks on my way to England. After a bit of research, we decided that traveling with a backpack was going to be the most convenient way for us to get around. Although traveling with a backpack was 100% the right option for… Continue reading Backpacking Advice From Someone Who Learned The Hard Way

Beauty, Uncategorized

My Favourite Skincare Products

It feels like I've been searching for the perfect skincare routine for the longest time. And guys, I think I've finally found it. I know, I can't believe it either. One of the ways that I find new products is from blogs, so I thought I'd share the products with you, just in case anyone… Continue reading My Favourite Skincare Products

Inspirational, Life, Uncategorized

Lessons Learnt in 2016

For me, 2016 has been a year of trying to find some clarity, to figure out what my goals and passions are. Looking back on this year, I realize I've learnt a few little life lessons, that will be invaluable to me as I go through life. So for all you twenty-somethings out there, here's what I've… Continue reading Lessons Learnt in 2016

Beauty, Uncategorized

Latest Beauty Purchases – First Impressions

I've bought a few beauty and hair products over the last few weeks, so I thought it was about time I did another first impressions post. I grabbed the NYX products from a pop up sale on Once It, and picked up the hair products at an annual pop up sale, which was conveniently located… Continue reading Latest Beauty Purchases – First Impressions

Baking, Books, Food, Life, Television, Uncategorized

Guide To Surviving Winter

You might have figured this out from my previous posts, but winter in New Zealand really isn't my favourite time of year. It's constantly freezing, it rains a lot, and there are absolutely no public holidays between June and October. It's a long haul. But it's not all doom and gloom. These cold days give… Continue reading Guide To Surviving Winter

Life, Uncategorized

Those Little Moments of Happiness

When we talk about "finding happiness", I think we see it as a long term goal, or a project. This great big thing that we are trying to achieve. Like, when I finally get that job I love, or move to that new city,  I'll be happy. But the thing is, life is never perfect, and… Continue reading Those Little Moments of Happiness

Travel, Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday – Fun in Fiji

Thursdays are all about throwing it back to times gone by. Right now here in New Zealand, it is the middle of winter. And these dreary days have got me dreaming of sunnier times. With this in mind, I'm going to throw it back to exactly two years ago, when I was recovering from a terrible flu, and… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Fun in Fiji

Baking, Food, Life, Uncategorized

Baking Cookies and Learning Life Lessons

Tonight I decided to bake some cookies. Now the last time I baked would have been a good few years ago. Mostly this is because my house was not equipped with the necessities of baking, but also, I just find it kind of stressful. But, I felt like doing something productive tonight. And if I'm… Continue reading Baking Cookies and Learning Life Lessons

Travel, Uncategorized

Travelling Alone – The Best Thing You’ll Ever Do

If you follow any sort of travel blog, you have probably heard it before - travelling alone is possibly the best thing you'll ever do for yourself. A few years ago I went on my first ever big travel adventure, and I went all on my lonesome. Before setting off, I was absolutely terrified, to… Continue reading Travelling Alone – The Best Thing You’ll Ever Do