In my mind Bali has always been my dream destination. Somewhere where I could see myself living for some time in a small cafe on the beach. How shocked and disappointed I was when in Kuta. The landing into Denpasar is pretty epic though, the runway is right by the beach so you pass right … More Kuta and the Gilis
I love Melbourne, every day I am more grateful for having chosen this city for my exchange. With my roomie we have been religiously following the Australian Masterchef (that occurs in Melbourne!) and one night the most intricate dessert had to be created for an elimination challenge. This was the passion for caramel tart by … More Masterchef – for realsies
Port Arthur is one of the most famous ports in Tasmania and is even listed as a world heritage site. I was very disturbed by this place, let me explain why. Imagine a cute little english village, with green mowed laws, willow trees, cute cottages and beautiful fountains. surrounded by flowers. Now imagine that right … More Tasmania week 2 (Part 2)
After a very unfortunate event on the farm (into which I shall not delve for it would take me a long time to explain) I was suddenly plonked in the middle of the tiny town of La Trobe at 10 am on Easter Monday with a barely charged phone, a bag of food and no … More Tasmania week 2 (part 1) – (un)fortunate event
I like to think that travel is always an adventure and I need to take everything with an open mind and enthusiasm. My first morning at the horse farm in Tassie, I went for a short jog (and died) but the scenery was worth it. Next came the struggle for a shower. If I had … More Tasmania week 1
If you ever want to experience multiculturalism, just go to Melbourne. I had decided to go to Australia because I thought it would be nice to understand what people on the street were saying and to be able to communicate with everyone in english, well I was very wrong. The amount of French, Spanish and … More Where in the world am I?
You think you can find a place to live in Australia in a few days? Think again. I had contacted some people on flatmates (great website!) and gumtree already before arriving but of course not much can be done when you are not actually there and people take so long to answer! Through the hunt for … More House hunting with vultures