Life Lately

Hello! I’m Shannon, the creator and writer behind The Wild Hideaway, a lifestyle and travel blog with a focus on finding great places to stay and explore. I have a love for creating beautiful content and photography as well as telling personal and travel stories. I run this blog alongside alongside being a freelance copywriter and marketing consultant. Here you will find posts on my life, adventures and what I have been up to.

A little life update – where in the world are we after visiting 22 countries this year?
How we spent three days in the fairytale town of Bruges in Belgium
An award winning (modest) and honest lifestyle and travel blog - Home base is Ballarat/Melbourne, Australia

Recognised as one of Australia's top 5 lifestyle blogs by The Culture Trip! Also listed as one of Australia's top 10 blogs by Pedestrian TV.

Video: Kayaking in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Video: Kayaking in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
Exploring California’s wine country: Sonoma and Napa Valley
Why and how I was able to quit my corporate job and focus on writing and blogging

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Our rough itinerary: Backpacking around 20+ countries this year
Photo Journal: The Pleasure Garden Festival
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… wrapping up 2017

Check out some of our favourite travel destinations

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

Click through on the images and you will find a collection of travel articles, travel photos, travel tips and travel journals. Check out some of our favourite travel destinations here.
I’ve been named the Australian Young Marketer of the Year for 2017!
Life update: I’m a top 5 finalist for the ADMA Young Marketer AC&E 2017 Awards!
Book your Christmas travel early! Tips for scoring cheaper flights over Christmas
A weekend back home: Max and Freddie’s baptism
Glamping in Phillip Island

Glamping in Phillip Island

Phillip Island, Victoria
I’m angry: A post I wish I wasn’t writing
Cheers to turning twenty five!
A weekend back home

A weekend back home

Ballarat, Victoria
Ten things and three babies

Ten things and three babies

Ballarat, Victoria