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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With Love, From Prague

  Our Busabout journey throughout Europe would not be complete without a stop in the beautiful city of Prague in…

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50 things to do in the city of Melbourne

Melbourne goes above and beyond to impress its visitors. Check out some of our favourite things to do.

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Video: Visiting Ugljan Island in Croatia (on a scooter!)

The picturesque island of Ugljan is not far from Zadar and can be reached by a quick and cheap ferry.…

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No travel insurance? Here’s what you need to know about overseas hospital visits

There’s a saying out there in travel-land. ‘If you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel.’ Nowhere is…

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How we spent three days in the fairytale town of Bruges in Belgium

Stop number two on our Busabout Europe summer journey was the gorgeous little town of Bruges in Belgium. Think cobbled…

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Photo Journal: Piccadilly Circus in London

Pretty much every city I have visited has had a main square with a shopping and entertainment district, but there…

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Video: Kayaking in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Renting a kayak from our hostel (Hostel 99) gave us a chance to see Český Krumlov in a whole new…

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5 spots in Paris that will give you serious wanderlust

In case you missed this travel update post, Dave and I are travelling the 2018 European summer with Busabout and…

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Travel and the pursuit of happiness

Thinking of swapping the daily grind for a sun-drenched holiday? Well you’ll be glad to know that travellers are generally…

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Photo Journal: Camden Market in London

The Camden Market it the United Kindgom’s largest street market and one of London’s top tourist destinations, it attracts more…

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The craziness that is Times Square in New York City

When I think of New York City there are a few iconic things that come to mind like The Empire…

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Photo Journal: London’s arty Shoreditch

Shoreditch is an arty area in London’s east end and is commonly known for its street art and bars. Think…

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13 photos that will put Santa Monica on your California bucket list

We recently spent some time in Los Angeles, California and one of our favourite places there was Santa Monica. Think…

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How to spend a full day in Santa Monica, California

With only a short time to spend in Los Angeles, we decided to spend a full day visiting Santa Monica.…

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Exploring California’s wine country: Sonoma and Napa Valley

I can confidently say that Napa Valley and Sonoma in California are my two most favourite places in USA. I…

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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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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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Video: What we have packed for a year of backpacking around 20+ countries

We are heading off overseas for around a year and will be visiting 20+ countries including USA, Fiji, New Zealand…

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