SWIMMING WITH THE PIGS | PIG ISLAND

Pig Island in the Bahama's

If you are travel blogger, lifestyle blogger, an Instagram influencer, vlogger or travel fanatic you must have seen those amazing photos of people swimming and chilling with pigs on a tropical island. I know I have seen many of those, wishing I was there. Some travel friends of him have been traveling the world lately and were incredibly lucky to have actually done this and were too kind to help me compile this post for you guys.

So if you are wanting to go swim with these adorable piggy’s then read on. I will show you where to go, what to do and which is the best spot to go to.

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THE WATSON BAY TO ROSE BAY COASTAL WALK

watson bay to rose bay walk

If you have been following this blog for a while, then you know that I love nothing better then strapping on my walking boots and do a coastal walk during my days off. After living in Sydney for many years now, you’d think I had done them all, but the other week, I did the Watson Bay to Rose Bay walk for the first time – say what now!

If you like a relatively easy walk, filled with amazing secluded beaches, and a ridiculously beautiful city and harbor views, then I think you will like this walk as well.

Follow me along this 8K walk and see some of Sydney’s best sights.

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MY COMPLETE GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT FOR TRAVEL BLOGGERS

MY COMPLETE GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT FOR TRAVEL BLOGGERS

I have been getting some questions on my Social Media (Instagram and Twitter) about the photography tools that I use, love and recommend. I thought I would write a quick post for you guys to that you can have a complete list of all the photography equipment I use to shoot, edit and process photos for my blog and social media accounts.

If you are looking to invest in the right equipment for taking photos for your blog, here’s a round-up of everything you would need. (In my humble opinion) 

Hope you’ll find this useful!

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ROAMING THE RICE FIELDS | TEGALLALANG RICE TERRACE

Tegallalang rice terrace

If you are planning to travel to Bali, then I am certain you have heard of their spectacular terraced rice fields. If you are planning to visit one (Hint: you should) then make sure to read this post. During my first trip to Bali, I did a full-day guided tour with a local. Besides the mental monkeys at the monkey sanctuary, I also stopped at the Tagallalang Rice Terrace. The lush green terrace’s line the hills of Ubud, surrounded by waving palm trees. You truly have to see it in order to grasp its beauty.

Here’s everything you need to know about a quick trip to Bali’s famous rice fields in Ubud, the Tegallalang Rice Terrace.

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SYDNEY’S ICONIC BUILDING BY NIGHT | THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

SYDNEY’S ICONIC BUILDING BY NIGHT | THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Most cities don’t get better after the sun has set, but strangely Sydney does! Especially Circular Quay. With the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as its main attractions, it truly becomes a spectacle after dark.

Especially the Opera House is a sight to behold after dark. I have written an extensive blog post already on where to see Sydney by night, so make sure to check that one out as well, but today I will take you up close to this Sydney Icon after the sun has set.

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MID YEAR MADNESS | MY YEAR IN PICTURES SO FAR

MID YEAR MADNESS | MY YEAR IN PICTURES SO FAR

Can you believe it?! we are already in August and I am beyond shocked! Like truly where has the time gone? I’m afraid I’ll blink and it’ll be Christmas again ahhh scary! I supposed the saying is true that time really does go by when you’re having fun or new phrase – when you work full time and try to have fun in between haha!

My year so far has been jam-packed full of well, work, adventures, photography expeditions, plane flights, exploring the unexplored and ticking items off my bucket list (that I never thought I would!) WOWZA!

I do realize the life I lead is incredibly lucky, like everyone it could be more so but when I take a look back I think hmm not too shabby for Manon not too shabby at all.

So below are some of the highlights of my year so far.  View Post

A SUMMER HOLIDAY ON LANZAROTE | CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN

A SUMMER HOLIDAY ON LANZAROTE | CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN

What is better than hopping on a plane and a couple of hours later you end up on a volcanic island with some unique ‘moon-like’ landscape, blissful weather and cool beaches.

This is exactly what I did during a trip to Europe last year.

Lanzarote (Spain) is one of the Canary Islands off the coast of West Africa is known for its year-round warm weather, beaches, and volcanic landscape.  Here is what I did during my holiday there.

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A ROAD TRIP TO JERVIS BAY NATIONAL PARK

A ROAD TRIP TO JERVIS BAY NATIONAL PARK

Jervis Bay National Park is the perfect place for a quick getaway when you need to escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney living. This stunning national park is located about a 3-hour drive from Sydney and offers not only the worlds whites beach but also whale watching and fishing opportunities and lots of Aboriginal heritage.

I hired a groovy campervan from Wicked Travel with my friend and headed off to this national park for a 3-day and 2-night trip.

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SYDNEY’S BEST SUNSET SPOT | MRS MACQUARIES CHAIR

SYDNEY’S BEST SUNSET SPOT | MRS MACQUARIES CHAIR

Sunsets in Sydney are scandalously beautiful! If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you would often see me attempting to capture these sunsets from different locations throughout Sydney.

On a warm winters evening I ventured over to Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair in the Royal Botanic Gardens to see if Sydney would put on a bedtime show that night, and boy she did.

In this post, I will take you with me and show you what it was like.

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THE ULTIMATE ULURU TOUR | SLEEPING UNDER THE STARS

THE ULTIMATE ULURU TOUR | SLEEPING UNDER THE STARS

Probably one of the coolest holidays I have been on what was a 3-day 2-night trip to Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon and Australia’s most recognizable natural landmarks – Uluru.  I slept underneath a starry night’s sky in a swag, I walked the base route of Ayers Rock and hiked to the Garden of Eden.

It was just one thing after another with its unique and breathtakingly beautiful scenery and that all whilst learning about the Aboriginal culture.

If you are thinking of taking an organized trip but don’t want to spend a fortune, then check out this blog post. I will take you along with my trip and show you what it was like, whether I recommend going on this tour or even at all. (Spoiler alert: This trip is bloody brilliant)  View Post