Rachel Lay

An Aussie with an insatiable thirst for travel, I attempt to soothe my ever-burgeoning wanderlust by peddling my recommendations for the very best things to do in my favourite places on earth. Often found scouting out the best street food, chasing waterfalls or lazing around a secret swimming spot I’m at my happiest when in a place I’ve never been before with nothing but a day of exploring ahead of me. 

The Great Barrier Reef

How To Do The Great Barrier Reef Like Sir David Attenborough

If, like most of us, you’re a die-hard David Attenborough fan, then chances are you have the Great Barrier Reef on your bucket list. He’s spoken about the reef many times - mostly in a prose-like mann...
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Changdeokgung Palace Seoul Korea

10 Things to Do in Seoul

Seoul doesn’t have reputation just yet as a must-travel spot, but once you’ve visited you’ll be singing this underrated city’s praises to anyone who’ll listen. Just like me, after I booked a trip to J...
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Man made beach in Brisbane

How To Spend 48 Hours In Brisbane

When planning a trip to Australia’s East Coast, Brisbane tends to be cast to the role of the oft-forgotten, somewhat ugly step sister, devoid of things to do and lacking in landmarks like the Sydney O...
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A Foodie's Guide to Cairns

Queensland’s tropical north capital, Cairns, is known by many as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef--the meeting point of two World Heritage places: the world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree Rain...
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Where To See The Miracle Of Baby Turtle Hatchlings In Queensland

If you’re visiting Queensland, chances are you’re in town to see the Great Barrier Reef (congrats, by the way great holiday choice!). W...
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Banh bao bahn vac (white rose dumplings)

A Foodie’s Guide To Everything Worth Eating In Hoi An, Vietnam

If you’ve ever visited Vietnam, you’ll know it’s home to some of the best food in the world. The infamous Banh Mi, Pho, and rice paper r...
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Field of sunflowers in Queensland

Queensland’s Most Beautiful Flowers And Where To See Them

Queensland has a reputation for its stunning beaches, ancient rainforest and adorable locals, but it’s not often you’ll hear Queensland being heralded for its breathtaking array of flowers you can vis...
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Eastern grey kangaroo, Cape Hillsborough

This Australian Beach Is Full Of Kangaroos Ready To Hang Out With You

As an Australian, any interaction with a non-Australian tends to centre around kangaroos. Namely, can you see them on the high stre...
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The Frankland Islands, Queensland

7 Stunning Places You Had No Idea Were In Queensland

When you think of Queensland it’s easy to think of only the bright lights and skyscrapers of Surfer’s Paradise on the Gold Coast, but I’m here to tell you that Queensland is actually home to a laundry...
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Nudey Beach, Queensland

12 Queensland Beaches You'd Rather Be At

Hands up if you’re getting sick and tired of this whole winter thing?! There’s something to be said for a British winter—it’s cold, drizzly and not quite like winter anywhere else in the world, and ev...
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Daintree Rainforest Rachel Lay

David Attenborough's Favourite Place On Earth: Your Guide To The World’s Oldest Rainforest

If I asked you what comes to mind when I say “oldest living rainforest”, I’d forgive you for thinking of the...
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