As a break in between au pairing jobs, I spent a week in Alice Springs and the surrounding national parks. Alice Springs is the nearest town to Uluru-Kata Tjuta and Watarrka National Parks, even though it is nearly 500 kilometers away from them. Alice is a very small town which thrives on the tourists that … More The Middle of Australia: Alice Springs and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
I took advantage of my host family being on holiday for a month and decided to take a holiday of my own over to Bali. The flight from Darwin is less than 3 hours, which makes Asia a closer trip than Sydney or Melbourne and I couldn’t pass it up. I arrived just after midnight, … More A Week in Paradise – Bali, Indonesia
I’ve been to this park twice, it’s definitely one of my favorite places I’ve ever been, and I’ve yet to write about it. Berry Springs Nature Reserve is about a 45 minute drive from Darwin, which makes it perfect for daytrips. My host family had highly recommended it, but I wasn’t exactly sure what I … More Berry Springs Nature Reserve
A few weekends ago I spent a night in Kakadu National Park, which is definitely a highlight of Darwin so far. The park is nearly 4 hours away so we made sure to have a good playlist, and we were on our way.
I’ve been to the Mindil Beach market a few times now and loved it every time. It’s a great little market set up right next to Darwin City, and the best part is that it’s practically on the beach. It’s unfortunately only open during the dry season which is almost over.
It’s hard to believe that I’ve been here a month, but it’s true! I think I’ve adapted pretty well to my new life, but there are some things that I’m still finding tricky.
I’m getting the hang of the routine in this house so here’s a quick rundown of a day!