If you’ve read any of this blog you’ll know that I’m currently living it up down under! If this is your first time here then welcome and thanks for reading!

Being in Australia the time difference is pretty drastic compared to some parts of the world especially our home land, the UK. I get a lot of notifications in the middle of the night! So when I opened my twitter notifications in the dark of the night I was astonished  that Alicia Overseas had been nominated for The Versatile Blogging Award by the awesome Tasty Itinerary!

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Hey & welcome to another post showing how awesome Brisbane Australia really is! If you read my previous post ‘Free Things To Do in Brisbane’. (If you didn’t then please check it out!)

Then you’ll probably be wondering why this stunning trek up Mount Coot Tha in Brisbane Australia wasn’t included just from looking at that view!

That’s because we hadn’t explored this gem until this week! But if your in Brisbane then heading to Mount Coot Tha should definitely be on your list!

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In this post I’m going to share with you some of the great free things to do in Brisbane! We’ve only been in Brisbane just over a week but we’ve already been exploring things to do in this beautiful city, including a bunch of free activities! Often outcast by its much bigger sisters Sydney and Melbourne, this vibrant city is often overlooked and underrated!

It may not be your typical sea, surf and all things BBQ but Brisbane is foodie and cultural heaven!

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 Today marks a week since we left our UK life behind and started our Australian Adventure in Brisbane & what a week it has been! We had tears at the airport but luckily there hasn’t been anymore since and this week has been nothing shy of amazing!

35,000 Feet High

Lets start with the flight! Seven and half hours from Manchster then a whopping fourteen hours from Abu Dhabi to Brisbane! Luckily the flights were pretty steady with no big dramas!

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If you’ve ever flown long haul then you’ll probably agree that what you bring in your hand luggage, will make or break your flight! If we are all honest none of want to be cooped up inside what feels like a tiny cage for god knows how many hours! So we may as well ease the pain with some great entertainment and products to keep us feeling as amused and as fresh as we can be,

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New York City – 8 Free Things To Do

8 Free Things to Do in New York City – I don’t know about you but one of my favourite parts about exploring a new place is finding all the exciting things you can get up to for free! There isn’t any traveller I know who doesn’t love a good bargain after all why pay a higher price for something that you could get for cheaper?!

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So you’ve decided your hitting the states?! I don’t blame you it’s a magnificent country! And a big one at that! If your anything like me you’ll want to do it all but with dreams of being in the movies as a youngster LA was always a place I wanted to explore!

If your reading this blog then I’m guessing your on a budget so how do you choose between these two cities if your travel fund just won’t stretch to both?

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Where to Stay in New York for the First Time!

New York City is magical. New York is hyped up by travellers all over the world and it’s one of the ‘hypes’ I completely believe in. I’m a true New York lover. If given the chance I would move there tomorrow, but maybe that would ruin the magic? Perhaps I’ll just stick to visiting more often. Prior to arriving in New York City for the first time,

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