Travelling solo is certainly an experience. A lot of blogs online promote solo travel in line with the way most things are portrayed online – only talking about the positives and never acknowledging the negatives. It’s easy to see why it’s done, but the lack of transparency does suck for many reasons – one main one being: what do you do when you’re not enjoying yourself, and all you can find to help you online are quotes about how #enlightened and #lifebeginsoutofyourcomfortzone you should feel right now? Well for me, when I was in this situation, I found myself feeling pretty inadequate.
I moved to Cairns with my family at the end of 2007, and although we were immediately out on the reef a lot, it wasn’t until the beginning of 2015, over 7 years later, that I first visited Fitzroy Island. Despite it being only a 50 minute journey from the Cairns harbour.
Australia is so diverse – I mean it would be stretching across 7.69 million square kilometres – but arguably one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations is coastal town Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. Continue reading “3 Days in Cairns, Australia”
February 2017 I found myself technically homeless for 4 days. Having had to move out of my old place on Wednesday and unable to move into my new place until the following Monday I realised instead of crashing on a friend’s couch between moving I could just leave my stuff in storage at my old place (convenient) and book a quick trip away. I’d be dying to return to Melbourne since my first time visiting the city in December 2015 so off I went.
After three or so weeks on the Greek islands, I ventured solo back to Athens before catching a flight back to Berlin.