My One Month in Australia

On November 8th, I set off on my first trip ever to a country below the equator – and I went way down. I went down under, to the beautiful and diverse country of Australia, where I spent four beautiful weeks in five different locations. I’ve explored the cities of Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane; travelled around hilly landscapes in Victoria, mountainous regions in…

A Day Trip to Byron Bay

During my last week in Australia, I stayed with my friends Elien and Liam at Liam’s family’s house in Logan in between Brisbane and Gold Coast. Elien and Liam wanted to show me some of their favourite places in the area, so on the day after my arrival, we headed to Byron Bay, a famous beach town in the far-northeastern corner of New South Wales.…

Living It Up in Sydney

You can’t go to Australia without visiting Sydney, people say. As the biggest city in the country, there are countless opportunities and things to explore in and around the city. I spent five beautiful days there and I was never bored! Even though the size of the city is way too big for my liking, I really enjoyed my time there, seeing as Sydney is…

Hiking in the Blue Mountains: The National Pass

Being incredibly intrigued by mountains, fresh air and waterfalls, the Blue Mountains located just 50 km. from the center of Sydney were calling my name from the moment I got to Sydney. After so much time spent in concrete jungles, I knew that I had to go there. Since Naufar had the day off work, he decided to join me and we had a great…

Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

The Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk is one of the most popular coastal walks in Sydney, taking you from the famous Bondi Beach to the more relaxed Coogee Beach. On my third day in Sydney, my Couchsurfing host Naufar and I decided to do the walk. When I came to Sydney, I knew that I needed to see Bondi Beach, as it’s hands-down…