A broke girl with a bucket list

Author: Beth Howlett

A South Australian Adventure

A South Australian Adventure

Bringing in the New Year in South Australia made for a strong start to 2020. Having Grace on our side of the planet was a great excuse to take a couple of weeks away from Sydney (albeit while skirting bushfires). We began in Victor, toasting […]

South Australia in Photos

South Australia in Photos

Photo Diary 29.12.2019 – 11.01.2020 Making the most of Grace’s plans to visit Australia, I flew to Adelaide to join her and Alice for a New Years beach holiday. Over two weeks we stayed at Alice’s beach house at Victor Harbor, spent a short stint on […]

Hobart in Photos

Hobart in Photos

Photo Diary 13.12.19 – 17.12.19 For Christmas, and to coincide with two Overland hikes, my parents shipped the family out to Hobart. We spent four days exploring the Salamanca Markets, drinking at Cascade Brewery, getting confused at MONA, eating incredible steak at Landscape and hiking […]

The Overland Track

The Overland Track

Distance: 68 kilometres (give or take) Location: Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania Time: 6 days The Overland Track isn’t something that should be approached lightly. The length of time alone it takes to complete (6 days and 5 nights) is enough to deter […]

The Overland in Photos

The Overland in Photos

Photo Diary 06.12.19 – 11.12.19 This month, Alice and I embarked upon a trek from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair in Tasmania. We planned to trade bushfire smoke for crisp mountain air, abandoning Sydney stress for six days of nothing but walking. Despite being […]

August, September, October, November

August, September, October, November

Why I stopped the monthly posts Sometimes I can write a blog post every single week for a year, and sometimes keeping up a monthly recap is just too difficult. I suppose we can pick up where I left off – after a failed hike, before […]

Best Years of Your Life

Best Years of Your Life

As an introvert, there is nothing I fear more than unsolicited small talk from strangers. Actually, I lie. There is nothing I fear more than unsolicited small talk from strangers on public transport at 7am when I have headphones in. I barely function well enough […]

Holding It

Holding It

On false confidence, old friends and the best pee of my life I have always been terrible at holding it. Maybe I was born with a bladder the size of a pea, or maybe its because my attention span could give a goldfish a run […]

A Weekend Walk

A Weekend Walk

Alternatively: No Sleep Til Brooklyn the lowdown Distance: 31km (give or take) Location: Cowan to Brooklyn Brooklyn to Rocky Ponds Campsite Rocky Ponds to Brooklyn Time: 2 days, 1 night At 5.30am on Saturday morning, I set off from King’s Cross station with my brother and three […]

July

July

Dear July, somehow you’re already over and I feel like I barely said hello. Last month was filled with uni assignments (that I ignored), old friends (that I stopped ignoring) and a ridiculous amount of sport. From the soccer pitch to weekly climbing sessions, I […]