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Applying for International Experience Canada

CANADA | Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 | Views [289] | Comments [4]

If you hadn't already noticed, it is a huge passion of mine to share my experiences in the hope to inspire YOU (yes YOU). Working in Canada sounds exciting right? Read on..... I am writing this blog on Wednesday 15th May (NZ time) as it was today ... Read more >

Tags: canada, canadian working holiday, iec, international experience canada, visa, work abroad, work away, working holiday


Photos: Cook Islands- Rarotonga

COOK ISLANDS | Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Backpackers guide to the top 10 things to make your stay in Rarotonga cheap but sweet....

COOK ISLANDS | Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016 | Views [292]

1. Stay at Rarotonga Backpackers right on the beach (book directly with the hostel www.rarotongabackpackers.com ) 2. Rent a push bike & bike around the whole island Adventure Cook Islands do a backpacker cash special : 2 bicycles for 1 week $100 ... Read more >

Tags: cicc, cook islands, fruits of rarotonga, muri beach, rarotonga, rarotonga backpackers


The Amtrak Coast Starlight... LA to San Francisco

USA | Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | Views [297]

Most people would define luxury travel as a first class airline ticket, five star accommodation, and a private chauffeur. I define it as the experience to view a country in a manner that will have us telling our story for years...

Tags: advice, amtrak, california, coast starlight, la, pacific coast, san francisco, train from la to san fran, usa


Los Angeles in two days...

USA | Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | Views [302]

Exploring Los Angeles in just two days...   When visiting a new city, you are always listed with the must see's and do's in popular guide books. Every time I intend to visit a new destination, I never fail to buy The Lonely Planet Guide.... Read more >

Tags: california, griffith park, hollywood, hollywood sign, hostels in la, la, los angeles, wanderlust, wisdom tree


Photos: California, USA

USA | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Christchurch, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Christchurch, a city both interesting and inspiring

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | Views [390]

A question I get asked most days is how I ended up in New Zealand and furthermore why I chose Christchurch. One friend even reffered to it as 'a place worse than Syria'. Christchurch is New Zealands second largest city, so it was no suprise that when ... Read more >

Tags: canterbury, christchurch, earthquake, foley towers, new zealand, south island, travel


Traveling Solo in Varanasi, India

INDIA | Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | Views [402] | Comments [1]

Lonely Planet and Facebook Friends had raved about Brown Bread Bakery to have the 'best sandwiches in town' First thing I wanted to do on arrival at this city after my 26 hour train journey, other than have a nap was to find this restaurant. I ... Read more >

Tags: brown bread bakery, butning ghats, india, varanasi


Photos: Agra, India

INDIA | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Where would you like to wake up tomorrow?

INDIA | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Views [533]

Good Morning! I'm Zoe, the founder of My Wandering Heart Ltd. The past couple of months have been so exciting! Who would have thought that my dream of wanting to travel the world would be the inspiration behind my own company? I have always ... Read more >

Tags: advice, handmade, india, inspiration, jewellery, jewelry, laos, thailand, travel, vietnam


Jump on board with the Mala Necklace. We're taking off this year...

INDIA | Saturday, 25 Jan 2014 | Views [495]

Inspiration for these Wander Gems have come from India and Yoga. For the purple Mala: Gems, Beads & Findings used... Ruby & Stirling Silver Spacer Beads, 108 Rudraksh Beads, Strong Tiger Tail Wire and Silk Yarn. This necklace is known ... Read more >

Tags: asia, india, mala, mala necklace, rishikeah, rudraksh, rudraksh beads, yoga, yogi


Photos: Delhi

INDIA | Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: My Wandering Heart

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Photo Gallery


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My Wandering Heart...

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Views [516]

I have always had a passion for travel. I searched for hours, days and even months for the perfect travel quote and 'Wanderlust' summed everything up.  I then had this tattooed to my wrist. Given my love for travel, since i am happiest when i ... Read more >

Tags: advice, asia, australia, easy, handmade, india, jewellery, jewelry, travel, travel blog


Applying for an Indian Visa... What they don't tell you...

INDIA | Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Views [695] | Comments [1]

I booked my flight back in mid December for a flight to Delhi on 16th Jan.  I had to get my passport renewed on the 4th Jan so I did not really have enough time to send my passport off to get my visa. I searched the Internet for answers on what ... Read more >

Tags: advice, asia, delhi, goa, india, indian visa, mumbai, travel, visa


Photos: Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Unique Australia...

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Views [416]

As I drive into the desert, bush or wilderness, I'm constantly in awe of the wide, open land and the beauty of this great country.   Innamincka, South Australia, situated in the Simpson Desert with a population of 8 people and a 8 hour ... Read more >

Tags: australia, northern territory, queensland, remote, rural, south australia, travel, western australia


Alice Springs - Yalara

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Views [533]

Alice Springs Kings Canyon Uluru (Ayresrock Rock) Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) Yulara (Ayresrock Rock Resort) Day 1: We kick started the day with a camel ride at an outback camel farm which was $7... Bargain!! It was surprisingly compfy ... Read more >

Tags: aboriginal culture, alice springs, australia, camels, kata tjuta, kings canyon, the olgas, uluru


Photos: 3 Day Rock The Centre Tour

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Darwin - Alice Springs

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Darwin - Alice Springs

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Views [253]

I have always admired people who travel alone. I have been in Australia on my own since February but this was my first tour where I did not know anyone. I had  spent 5 days in Darwin with my good friends Liam and Lucas when I decided I needed some ... Read more >


4 Airports, 3 flights, 3 states... 1 Day!

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Views [225]

Alice Springs - Sydney - Brisbane - Townsville  I am currently on my 3rd flight of the day traveling between Brisbane and Townsville, kicked back in an exit seat with a can of coke....   After my 3 day 'Rock The Centre' tour ... Read more >

Tags: alice springs, australia, brisbane, qantas, sydney, townsville, wanderlust


Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | Views [308]

Just as tribal ancestors were inspired by the land so many thousands of years ago, Seven Spirit Bay will touch your soul and inspire your sense of adventure.  My adventure to this remote wilderness region began with a 45-minute scenic flight ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, arnhem land, australia, cobourg peninsular, remote location, seven spirit bay, wilderness, working holiday


Home Made Mozzie Repellent

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | Views [530]

You’re trying your best to enjoy a lie in or an evening meal outside, but a constant swarm of mosquitoes wake you with the sound of buzzing in your ear as the clock ticks 7am or attack as you sit down to eat your evening meal. The threat? A ... Read more >

Tags: asia, australia, homemade, insect repellent, malaria, mosquitoes, sandflies


Do you dream of living a nomadic existence? Tips to earn while you travel

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | Views [853] | Comments [1]

A question a lot of people ask is how do I afford to travel. Working while traveling is one of the most cost efficient ways to travel the world as you don't need to save much before you leave to go overseas, and you can travel on the local currency ... Read more >

Tags: fruit picking, outback, rural work, working abroad, working holiday, wwoofing


The Gold Coast, Famous for Fun

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | Views [358]

The Gold Coast is Queensland's most popular tourist destination. It is a modern city of high-rise buildings, built around beaches including the famous 'Surfers Paradise'. The Gold Coast is like 'Hollywood' of Australia. It is famous for  fun. There ... Read more >

Tags: australia, broadbeach, miami, queensland, south stradbrook island, surfers paradise, the gold coast


I want to live and work in Australia. How do I go about it?

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | Views [1968]

Firstly you will need to apply for a visa. I literally typed visa for Australia into Google and picked a site to apply. I can not remember who I applied with but probably the best site would be the official Australian Immigration site... www.immi.gov.... Read more >

Tags: advice, australia, gap year, tip, travel, visa, working abroad, working holiday, working holiday visa


Travel Often, Work Hard & Play Harder

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | Views [334]

At school when I had to think about what I wanted to do when I left and while writing my personal statement, I couldn't think of anything I liked more than the thought of travel. I had only been to Jersey and Greece but I can remember thinking I would ... Read more >

Tags: australia, dream, travel, travelling, wanderlust, working holiday


Photos: Seven Spirit Bay

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery


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A Wilderness Adventure in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | Views [297]

When its time to go, its time to go... I was eager for a new adventure and so I packed my bags and left the desert for a wilderness adventure in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.   I took a road trip out with a guy I had met at Innamincka ... Read more >

Tags: arnhem land, australia, cobourg peninsula, darwin, northern territory, seven spirit bay, wilderness


Everyday is an adventure in the outback

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Views [234]

Another day off and and another adventure... Making the most of my surroundings, today we took a road trip to the famous dig tree. Andy and I made a packed lunch last night to take with us and we set off at 9:30. I have uploaded some of our pictures ... Read more >

Tags: australia, desert, dig tree, innamincka, nappa merrie, outback


Photos: Outback Day Trip, South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Fishing in the Cooper Creek

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Small fish in a big pond

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | Views [283]

Eager for a new adventure and experiences, I sit here and remind myself why I am here... In the middle of the desert and then I stop for a moment and just enjoy what I do have around me... I caught my first fish here in the creek whilst on an afternoon ... Read more >

Tags: australia, creek, desert, fishing, innamincka, outback


You will only be as good as the people you surround yourself with

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | Views [318] | Comments [1]

I've been feeling pretty blue lately and my spirits were really down. Various changes and what not had gone on at work and things had upset me a little. Andy and Maya had been away for 10 days and arrived back today. I was over the moon to see them ... Read more >

Tags: australia, desert, innamincka, kayaking, quotes


Photos: Kayaking on the Cooper Creek

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Innamincka, Outback South Australia
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Facebook has become Narcissistic

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Views [328]

Today I decided that I will be deactivating my Facebook account. Why? Everybody asks... There must be something wrong for you to do that... Nothing is wrong, apart from the fact that as my dear friend Chris put... Facebook has become Narcissistic ... Read more >

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Photos: Innamincka

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Outback South Australia
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Photos: Outback Road Trip

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Innamincka to Broken Hill
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