How a Backpacking Makeup Artist Stopped Wearing Makeup

Let me just get one thing straight before I start this article. You do not need makeup as a backpacker. 4 months ago when I began backpacking, there was a time where I would not walk out of my hostel without a full face of makeup on, despite it being nearly 30 degrees outside. Now, I literally have no makeup in my backpack. Continue reading


Airlie Beach, QLD

We didn’t stay in Airlie Beach for too long – only 1 night on our way down to do our Fraser Island tour. There was a lot of umming and ahhing over whether or not to do a Whitsunday’s tour, however we all came to the conclusion that we didn’t have a whole lot of money to spend on it, and boat’s weren’t really our thing, so we chose to do Fraser Island instead.  Continue reading

Cairns, QLD

After I spent my two and a half weeks in Perth, it was time to leave everybody I had met (sad, right?) and fly solo off to the big bad city of Cairns. I had no idea what I was getting myself in to, and was soooo nervous as I was about to begin backpacking on my own. Something I had never even considered before and something that scared me more than I thought it would. As my new found friends drove me to the airport, they began reassuring me that everything would be fine (they could see how distressed I was looking, apparently) and off I flew into the unknown. Continue reading

Perth, WA

Seeing as I’ve finally decided to come back to the blogging world, I thought it would be easier to do a separate post on each town/city I visited during my travels complete with pictures, to let you know the places to see/go to if you are thinking of travelling, and also so you don’t get bored if I try and let loose on hundreds of stories that don’t have a lot of reference to anywhere. Continue reading