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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I’ve been named the Australian Young Marketer of the Year for 2017!

What a week it has been! I am incredibly proud to have been at the ADMA AC&E Awards this week and…

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100 Blogmas post ideas and tips for bloggers

Note: this post was first published on December 18th 2014 and was last updated on 31st October 2017.  Hello my…

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Accomodation spotlight: Isabella at Kyneton

Hello my lovely readers! Today I wanted to share with you a little hidden gem in Kyneton called Isabella. For…

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Photo Journal: Duck Duck Goose and Larder in Kyneton

Last weekend we ventured to Kyneton for some well-needed rest and relaxation time! Whilst we were there we stumbled upon…

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Melbourne travel blog – Find things to do and places to explore!

Hello all, I hope you have been enjoying the move to posting more about travel tips, travel destinations and hotel…

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Have car will travel! Tips on saving for a car

You’ve been researching new cars and keeping an eye out for which one will be perfect for you, and the…

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Things to look out for when it comes to travel insurance

Does travel insurance actually get used? You bet it does! Australians made over 280,000 travel insurance claims in 2015-16, 88% of…

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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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Worrying about getting old? You really shouldn’t

Happiness is a powerful motivator. It can influence who we choose to spend time with and drive important life decisions.…

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Melbourne cafe feature: Lights In The Attic

Lights In The Attic is one of my new favourite cafes in Melbourne. The coffee is delicious, the food is…

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Long weekend ideas for Melbournians on a budget

How good are long weekends?! With one extra day off, suddenly you may find yourself wanting to make the most…

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Life update: I’m a top 5 finalist for the ADMA Young Marketer AC&E 2017 Awards!

Hello! I hope you are all having a wonderful week, the weather is getting so much nicer down here in…

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Did you know you need international travel insurance for a domestic cruise in Australia?

Fun Fact: If you set sail on a cruise from Australia you need international travel insurance (or cruise insurance) and…

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New travel resources section on The Wild Hideaway!

Check out our brand spankin’ new travel resources page that lists the products and services we personally use to find…

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Top things to see and do in Phillip Island

I really love spending a weekend in Phillip Island, it’s a great place to explore and relax. Whether you visit for…

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Book your Christmas travel early! Tips for scoring cheaper flights over Christmas

Hello my lovely readers, I hope you’ve all had a wonderful week so far – down here in Melbourne the…

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The stats are in: Millennials are prioritising travel over saving for a home

A recent study from Airbnb found that most millennials from the US, the UK and China would prioritize travel over buying a…

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10 delicious Melbourne restaurants you must try

Did you know there are more than 1,600 cafes and restaurants to choose from in the CBD of Melbourne?! (It’s…

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