The days of paper maps are almost numbered and asking for directions is now hardly necessary. Navigating a foreign city is nowhere near as difficult as it once was with the advent of smartphone apps. You no longer need to wander aimlessly if you don’t want to and you can lighten your backpack of the … Read more
Travelling to Japan for the first time? Excellent choice! Like any trip overseas, it doesn’t hurt to conduct some research into a country’s traditions and certain cultural aspects so as to not come across as rude, impolite and disrespectful. Based on our combined five visits to Japan, we’ve prepared a list for travellers of things … Read more
Consistently ranking as one of the most liveable cities in the world, Melbourne’s reputation precedes itself – it hardly requires an introduction. Remnants of its colonial past lingers, high streets feature vintage shops next to the latest gastronomic hotspot and the city plays host to world famous events including the Australian Open in January to … Read more
I’m lying down on my left side, staring up at the glaring lights. The curtains are a parakeet green, reminiscent of the palm trees we passed minutes earlier. The tiles are sparkling white, a backdrop for the sterilised stainless steel tools. I’ve never liked hospitals. But in this moment, I’m extremely grateful for their existence and for the people who operate them on a daily basis.