7 Lessons I Learned in Australia

AustraliaAustralia is one of those places which provides travelers unlimited options to complete items on their bucket list. I was able to accomplish ample items on my 2014 bucket list in Australia, while discovering magnificent views that helped me to discover new things about myself. Traveling to one of my dream turquoise destinations while checking off items on my bucket list is a dream come true. I lived the ultimate dream; taking a year off from my job was so rewarding and such a learning experience. If I put my mind to something I can do anything. I learned so much about myself and the world. Continue reading

How to Spend 6 Weeks on Australia’s East Coast and See it All!


Coolangatta, Gold Coast

It is hard to believe that I have been in Australia for over two months now. The time is flying by. With only two more weeks, my time in Australia is quickly coming to an end. My first 6 weeks were spent on the spectacular East Coast. I traveled from New South Whales, through the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, and all the way up to Northern Queensland. How can I sum up my first 6 weeks in Australia in just one blog post? I am not sure that I can, but I will try. The East Coast gave me my first impressions of Australia, while allowing me countless opportunities to check off items on my bucket list. The East Coast was a dream come true. Continue reading

Surfers Paradise SkyPoint: Best View of the Gold Coast


SkyPointTo get the best view of the Gold Coast and the beautiful turquoise waters in the area, a trip up to the SkyPoint Observation Deck in Surfers Paradise is a must. If you are a beach lover like myself, then you will love the view from the top as much as I did. With 360 degree views of the Gold Coast, Queensland, and the various shades of turquoise that line the coast down below you will be left speechless. Continue reading

Gold Coast Great Oceanway Walk

Gold CoastThroughout my stay on the Gold Coast I would walk daily along the Great Ocean Walk exploring new parts of the Gold Coast. From beach to beach, the abundance of flora, fauna, wildlife, and turquoise views are something everyone should see. I don’t think I could ever get tired of the incredible views. If only I could awake to these views everyday for the rest of my life. Continue reading

Staying in Paradise: Australia’s Gold Coast

Gold Coast Flying into the Gold Coast was a slice of heaven served on the beach, with a side of turquoise. Just when I thought the beaches couldn’t get any better than the beaches around Sydney, they did. Continue reading

Goodbye Winter

Photo of the Week: Australia’s Gold Coast

It was an incredible feeling leaving winter behind in January. I am very much enjoying skipping the majority of the Canadian winter during my gap year. I’ve embraced the winter season the best I could throughout my whole life, but I always prefer to be lounging on a turquoise beach on a hot summer day. Welcome to my life.

Gold Coast