Category Archives: Travel

Packing for a Holiday: How not to do it (advice from a serial overpacker)

Packing for a Holiday without overpacking My name is Mel, and I’m a serial overpacker 🙋‍♀️ Seriously, if there was a 12 step program for overpackers I’d be the first to sign up. Anyone that has ever travelled with me can attest to my desire to pack a stupid amount of crap with me on […]

Melbourne: Where to have a bloody good night out!

Full Disclosure: I grew up in Melbourne and spent the majority of my 20’s lurking in dark bars watching bands and knocking back pints of Geelong Bitter – so my idea of a good night out may not be shared by many people. But here are some suggestions if you find yourself in Melbourne (in […]

Auckland: A day of assumptions, extinct volcanoes, & knackered calf muscles

A whirlwind day trip around Auckland to Mount Eden and Rangitoto Island Chasing the Sunrise at Mount Eden To assume, as the saying goes, is to make an ass of you and me. In this case, entirely making an ass of me. I’ll come to why this is the case in a wee moment. For […]