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The Best Fashion Spots of Melbourne

June 25, 2014

in fashion, shopping, travel tips, Victoria

The true beauty of shopping in Melbourne is the city’s European charm: historical landmarks, contemporary innovations, and a broad range of shopping options provide something for everyone. The best shopping experience will depend upon individual tastes and preferences, but tourists and locals alike enjoy shopping in Melbourne’s malls, browsing through local markets, and stopping off between adventures […]

Dumplings, Tokyo

The 5 Foods to Eat in Japan

October 4, 2013

in food, honeymoon, japan, Kyoto, Tokyo, travel tips

In my normal life, I eat a mostly vegetarian, Mediterranean-focused diet. I swore of red meat almost 10 years ago and prefer to consume an array of vegetables and fruits with proteins like fish, eggs and beans to a meat and potatoes diet. That all changes when I’m on vacation. Throughout my travels, I’ve forked […]

Sign for Whitsundays National Park

Tips for Visiting the Whitsundays

December 27, 2012

in beach, Queensland, sailing, short trips, travel tips, trip planning

Among all the recommendations people have given about my time in Australia, the recurring one has been to stay and sail in Queensland’s Whitsunday islands. The only problem is, it’s a friggin expensive trip. Return airfare for one person alone can cost $500. Staying on any boat that isn’t a backpacker-type, multiple-person dorm with lots […]