Skydiving in Queenstown, New Zealand!


As some of you may already know, I’ve been dying to go skydiving for a very long time! Having done a lot of rock climbing, zip lining and other adventure and thrill-seeking activities in my past, I wanted my skydive to be beyond exceptional. So I went out of my way to save my first…

Taking a Traditional Cooking Class in Hanoi, Vietnam


Taking five different cooking classes around the world has been one of the most satisfying, rewarding and fun challenges that I’ve been working on as I cross things off my bucket list. So far, I’ve taken a vegetarian cooking course in Thailand, a gourmet cooking course in Tasmania and, most recently, a traditional Vietnamese cooking…

Tassie Experience: Taking a Cooking Class at the Agrarian Kitchen


Just before my return trip to Tasmania, I decided that I really wanted to do one of Tassie’s famous cooking courses. I did some last-minute research to try and find a class that suited my interests and my dates, and was a little bit disappointed that I couldn’t find a class for the dates I…

Three Days on Kangaroo Island


After our Great Ocean Road adventure, Cheyenne and I made our way down to Kangaroo Island, accessible by a bus/ferry from Adelaide. We got to the island around ten am on our first day and rented a car, then headed out for the day. Day One: Our first day was unexpectedly bright and sunny, so we…

Road Trippin’ the Great Ocean Road, Australia


Day 1: Last Tuesday, Cheyenne and I started our mini-road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide via the Great Ocean Road. We rented our car at the Avis near Southern Cross Station on Tuesday morning, aiming to get to Apollo Bay by that evening. We started out at 10 am with some packed lunches, and got…

Day Trip to the Healesville Sanctuary


Animal encounters have been one of my favorite parts of Australia so far, and one of the best places I’ve been has been the Healesville Sanctuary. Healesville is located an hour to an hour and a half outside of Melbourne, and is host to a number of different indigenous species, including kangaroos, wombats, wallabies, Tasmanian…