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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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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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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Why and how I was able to quit my corporate job and focus on writing …

We were going to take the usual next steps in life of buying a house, settling into careers and look at starting a family. We had a good think about this though and decided we’re not quite ready for that just yet. I’ve decided that I want to explore more of the world and I that I am going to make it work working for myself.

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Our rough itinerary: Backpacking around 20+ countries this year

 I’m so glad that I have finally gotten a chance to write this itinerary down. Below you will find…

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20 photos that will make you want to explore Melbourne’s West

  For the past few weeks I have been working on some freelance work in Melbourne’s West. I’ve been creating…

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Travel planning: Top time-saving travel apps

With our travel-planning for this year full-speed ahead, I’ve been researching planning sheets (yes I’m a massive planner, especially when it…

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My top 6 favourite photos I’ve taken in Melbourne, Australia

I’ve found myself looking back over all of the amazing places we have visited whilst living here. I am so glad that I captured so much of our time here and I have some really beautiful photos and memories.

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How we spent the past 10 days in Auckland, New Zealand

  We just touched down in Australia after a great little 10 day trip to New Zealand. We spent 10…

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Let’s talk about saving! How to save money for an emergency fund (you hope …

Anyone who knows me would know that I am a bit of a crazy person when it comes to saving,…

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How to avoid a huge phone bill when travelling overseas

Know someone who has come back from the trip of a lifetime, only to be whacked with a mobile phone…

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12 easy ways to cut costs this Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, my true love said to me – we need to cut costs! Here are…

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Photo Journal: The Pleasure Garden Festival

The Pleasure Garden Festival took place in Melbourne over the weekend and Dave and I headed along with some friends.…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… wrapping up 2017

DECEMBER! I’m saying that in capitals as I can’t believe it’s December and my most favourite time of year is…

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Work smarter, not harder: Tips and tricks from a time-management expert

If you often struggle to get through all your daily tasks, you’re not alone. Many of us have a never-ending…

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