How to minimise your bank fees when travelling overseas


Long gone are the days of going overseas with a bunch of traveller’s cheques stuffed in your money belt. With the rise of internet banking and ATMs, it’s easy to access your money from anywhere in the world, but it can get expensive. Really expensive. I’ve returned from holidays with hundreds of dollars in international […]

The Best Sweet Stuff in Sydney


My final section of my Sydney Eats guide is here and it’s all about sugar! For your reference, here is part 1 The Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Sydney and part 2 The Best Lunch and Dinner Spots in Sydney. As previously noted: – I have lived in Surry Hills, Redfern and Balmain and work in […]

The Best Lunch and Dinner Spots in Sydney


I’m back with part 2 of my Sydney Eats guide! Here is part 1 The Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Sydney. I’ll have the final instalment, desserts, up next week! I tried to narrow this list down but we are so spoilt for choice this list has grown to 38 places and counting. As […]

Travel Guide: Xitang, China


After experiencing the hustle and bustle of Shanghai I highly suggest you take a day to venture out to Xitang. Xitang is an Ancient Water Town located 90km from Shanghai. Filled with narrow cobbled streets, picturesque old bridges over canals and traditional buildings, this charming town is a way to experience traditional China. Oh and […]