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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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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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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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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15 Photos that will put Melbourne on your bucket list

Thinking of visiting Melbourne? Been dreaming about exploring this amazing place for yourself, but lacking the motivation to get there?…

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Seven top tips for travelling with a baby on board

This article was originally published on: www.iselect.com.au/getliferight/seven-top-tips-for-travelling-with-a-baby-on-board/ Travelling with your baby doesn’t have to be an overwhelming experience. With a…

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10 Christmas gift ideas that are perfect for travel lovers

The festive season is upon us yet again! Can you believe it? I honestly can’t… Christmas is my most favourite…

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Melbourne Night Noodle Markets

To all my Melbourne readers! The sun is shining, which means it is the perfect time to take some friends and…

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It’s been scientifically proven: happiness is derived from experiences, not things

Happiness can often mean different things to different people. Everyone has their own perspective on how to be happy but…

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