The Unglamorous Side Of Being A Backpacker In Australia

Living in the sun, going to the beach on your days off, making the most of Australian food and coffee culture, enjoying the chilled lifestyle and occassionally going to work to be able to afford crazy adventures around the land down under? Is that what going to Australia for a year feels like? Well, yeah,…

Coffee Snob Series: A Beginner’s Guide To Filter Coffee

What is filter coffee? With the rise of coffee culture and more and more people interested in coffee, we also see a rise of popularity of filter brewing methods. Don’t imagine the traditional electric filter coffee machine that you put on and let sit there for hours, resulting in bleak burnt coffee taste. That is…

‘Moments Of Being Human’: Shiraz

She was excited to see him again. It took them some time to synchronise their schedules and find a mutual night off. She had such a good time on the first date. It’s refreshing to meet someone with whom she had stuff to talk about. You know, rather than the boring small talk and stories…

5 Things That I’m Working On In The Background

I’m a big advocate of constant self-development. And that doesn’t mean doing everything all your Instagram favourites are doing. But developing the parts of your life that could benefit you specifically. Trying different things and seeing whether it affects your life in a positive way. That could be reading more books or spending less money….

20 Lessons I’ve Learned From 6 Years Of Working In Hospitality

1. The grass is always greener Believe me, I’ve tried them all.  Cafes, restaurants, cocktail bars, hotels, you name it. Hospitality is just tough. But each place is tough in a different way. The thing I noticed is that, after a while, it starts really annoying you. You feel like the grass is always greener…

I Don’t Listen To My Body (Is CrossFit Still For Me?)

I was gonna upload this pre-19.3 picture on the ‘gram with the caption: ‘Game face on’ You know, that mindset when you’re ready to smash it. But then, I looked at the picture more closely. And what I actually see Is That I was tired, sleep deprived and really struggled to get myself pumped up…

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Make Abs Your Goal

Let me tell you a little something about having abs and why you should never make that your goal, okay? HOW I GOT THEM?  Very unglamorous, I’m afraid.  I was in quite a BIG caloric deficit and FORCING MYSELF to do ab session 3 TIMES A WEEK.  At the same time, I was working 60-70…