Byron Bay : Gypsies by the Sea

          Byron Bay is a magical treasure box filled with wonderful people, creative art, live music, beautiful cafes and coffee, clear ocean waters, tropical plants n flowers and is waiting to be explored. Cafés:   Byron Fresh: Too cute all around, good for lunch or brekkie or just an arvo cuppa. Naked Treaties: Great option for vegan raw food. A little pricey, but not too bad considering the wonderfulness going into it all. Bayleaf Cafe: Such a cool coffee menu, very different from standard flat whites or long blacks. Splurge for the funky coconut coffee or one of their other […]

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Melbourne : The City of Surprises

You’re sitting in a big comfy velvet chair sipping a large flat white reading a crinkled, old, loved book. You finish the coffee and the book, leave the shop, turn the corner and head down a graffitied alleyway. You turn into a street market filled with cacti, jewelry, paintings and magic of all sorts. You continue down the street and enter a shop, that’s also a bar, and a dance floor, and a place for independent treasure finders to sell their goods. You buy a drink, try on some sparkly jackets, and have deep conversation with complete strangers. You are […]

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Half Moon Bay : A Small Town By The Sea

“So, where are you from?” “A small town in California.” “Oh where in California, I love it there.” “It’s about 20 minutes south of San Francisco.” “Oh where??” “Half Moon Bay.” “Sorry never heard of it, cool name though.” “Have you heard of the surf competition Mavericks?” “Oh yeah!” “Yeah, that’s where I’m from” “Didn’t they make a movie about that?” If you’re from HMB you’ll probably have a variation of this conversation hundreds of times in your life. Half Moon Bay is a small town 20 minutes south of San Francisco. We are known for our pumpkin patches, Ritz […]

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Bali : Island Of The Gods

I recently visited a majority of the Island, Bali, with three close friends and we had quite the adventure. We planned two out of three accommodation locations and zero out of dozens of activities… we took the whole “play it by ear” thing to a new level. I’ve compiled a few tips + pics below about where to visit, where not to visit, safety, money, where I stayed, and where I would have gone if we had more time… hopefully they’re helpful for anyone keen to travel Bali! Some Favorite Places to Visit/Activities to Do: Aling-Aling Waterfall Visiting this waterfall […]

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