France. Paris, specifically. It’s the city of love, the city of fine wine, baguette breakfasts and endless daylight until the break of 10PM. It isn’t hard to fall in love with the French capital and its artesian streets, intricate buildings and historical underpinnings. Coming from Adelaide, it takes a little to settle into how Parisians do life, a culture more relaxed than Australians that centres … Continue reading From Paris, With Love…
There’s under a month until the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under and it’s time to get prepared. The beating South Australian sun, the sipping of crimson wine and the swishing of over 100 of the best professional cyclists trawling through the state makes the final full week of January one to remember and one to embrace. One doesn’t need to be a cycling fan or … Continue reading 2017 Santos Festival of Cycling
Hindsight. A gift to some and a curse to many. Yet, there’s a definite benefit to looking back on prior experiences and building from them: do it better or not at all. Splendour in The Grass (SITG) is one of the premier events on the Australian musical and social calendar annually and evokes the sensation of wanderlust if you’re not lucky enough to be road … Continue reading Spotlight On: FK + SITG
It’s very easy when you’re sitting in a library furiously reading about a place you’ve travelled to become nostalgic and filled with wanderlust. Life for the past three weeks has consisted of furiously researching Caesar for a research paper and saturating my brain with content of Ancient Rome. Rome. Oh how I miss Rome. When I arrived in rome on November 10th 2015, I was … Continue reading Roman Holiday
Autumn brings with it a time to ponder the heat of a memorable summer and the prospect of a dreary winter. It also brings with it leaves that have danced with the fading sunlight only to be scorched by its embers leaving streets blanketed with roofs of orange, yellow and red that eventually trickle down onto the pavement to pepper the floor with leaves. If … Continue reading Autumn Must: Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens
Florence is a city where the skies dance with the stars, where the streets are peppered with pedestrians, and where hearts are sent a flutter. It’s electric. Ever since I was a twelve year old and earned pocket money, I was saving for a house. My goal was always to save $30,000 by the time I was twenty-three to have enough money for a deposit … Continue reading Seek More.
And all that’s in-between. Italy. Yes, Italy. You’re abundant, intricate and iridescent beauty well and truly blew me away for my 3 week escape into your paradise. Your awe-inspiring artworks and enchanting histories providing stories and memories that will span a lifetime, and your shopping providing me with quality purchases that will go the hard yards with me. From the food I consumed, the walking … Continue reading Rome to Venice