Shannon

Shannon is a travel and lifestyle writer with a keen taste for global adventure – whether it be snorkeling in the waters of Fiji, or exploring the art and architecture of Barcelona. When Melbourne calls her back home, she spends most of her time exploring and planning weekend road trips. To fund all of her trips, Shannon is a freelance writer and marketer – she was named the Australian Young Marketer of the year in 2017!

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Our top picks for restaurants, bars, accommodation and things to do when visiting Sydney

We love a weekend away to Sydney and have visited more than our fair share of times. A weekend in…

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How to reclaim some ‘me time’ in your busy life

Do you often feel like there’s not enough time in your week to do the things you love? Wish you…

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How to Spend a Long Weekend in Melbourne

Delicious food, quirky laneways, countless coffee spots, boutique fashion shops and footy at the MCG are just some of the…

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If you didn’t get a photo at Hosier Lane, were you really in Melbourne? 

This iconic laneway in the city center will always be one of my favourite places to take photos in Melbourne.…

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20 spots to tick off your camping bucket list in Australia

Australia is a treasure-trove of superb camping spots. Yet it can take a little digging to get off the beaten…

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How to stop the post-holiday blues from dragging you down

This post was originally posted on Busabout: How to stop the post-holiday blues from dragging you down   Dreading the return…

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The Warwick on The Coral Coast: Luxury Resort Accommodation in Fiji

The Warwick Resort can be found along a stretch of golden sand beach and crystal clear lagoons in the heart…

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20 photos that will make you want to book a trip to Fiji

We recently spent two relaxing weeks in beautiful Fiji and I’m already planning my next holiday there. Think white sandy…

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How to save and plan for a well-deserved break from your career

Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio and gives his entire staff a year-long sabbatical, believing the level…

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5 reasons why Amsterdam should be on your bucket list

One of the main stops on our Busabout Europe summer journey was Amsterdam and I’m so happy we decided to…

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13 things to do before you head overseas on the trip of a lifetime

Are you about to jet off on the trip of a lifetime? (I’m super jealous if you are!). Remember that…

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The Beachouse on The Coral Coast: Accommodation on a backpacker budget

Dave and I recently stayed at The Beachouse in Fiji for a week, it was such a wonderful week and…

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How to spend 10 days in Bali with recommendations on things to do

10 days of relaxing and adventuring in Bali We recently spent 10 amazing days in Bali relaxing, going on adventures…

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Sugar Republic is coming back to Melbourne this February!

After sell-out seasons in 2018, Sugar Republic is coming back to Melbourne in February on the top floor of Myer Melbourne. It will have a…

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A kiwi engagement party

On the weekend we celebrated our engagement party – kiwi style! One positive of being in a relationship where you…

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Happy New Year! Cheers to good health and spending time with fab people

Happy New Year! For us 2018 brought many exciting experiences, it was a wonderful year full of travel and adventure. My partner…

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Photo Journal: Exploring the canals of Venice, Italy

When I think of Venice I think of gondolas, canals, lovely little streets, narrow footbridges, colourful houses and good Italian…

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A little life update – where in the world are we after visiting 22 countries this year?

Life update + high from our Bali-buzz WOW have we had an amazing year so far! We have hit 22…

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