Tag: perth


Novel Coronavirus

Before I left the US, one of the scary recurring thoughts that I (a hypochondriac) had was: “what if a major health situation happens to me or a family member and I’m unable to return home in time?” I had no idea my thought would be realized in the form of a global pandemic named […]


One Year in Australia

It’s already been one year in Australia and it turns out, it’s not the end! As some of you know, I’ve extended my visa and am waiting to hear back from the Australian government. To recap the past year… I met smiley Quokkas in Perth, ate many Domino’s pizzas, spent lazy days at Cottesloe Beach, […]


Exmouth Road Trip, part I: Perth to Port Gregory

From April 6-14, I embarked on my first Aussie road trip up north and found warmer temperatures, heaps of native animals, and new friends. Our final destination was Exmouth, which is 1,247km from Perth (about 775 miles) away. We made several stops along the way. In this post, I’ve written about the Lancelin dunes, The Pinnacles Desert, and Port Gregory Pink Lake.


A day at Rottnest Island (AKA the land of smiling quokkas)

Whenever someone asks me “Why Perth?” instead of the major east coast cities (Melbourne, Sydney, Cairns, etc…) I tell them about Rottnest Island. When moving to Australia on a Working Holiday was still just a little idea rolling around in my brain (an idea I never actually thought would come to fruition), I saw a […]

Australia, Prep

Oceania Itenerary

Here is a map of my (35 hr) trip down under and my tentative itinerary of things I’d like to do in Australia and the surrounding areas. What else should I put on here? Comment below!