The best way to describe the Blue Mountains would be that it's the Grand Canyon of Australia, but covered in trees; eucalyptus trees mostly (how it got the name the Blue Mountains). People travel here for amazing nature hikes and panoramic cafe views. The scenery was breath-taking. As we climbed down the trail there were massive waterfalls … Continue reading A Peek at the Blue Mountains
Hey guys! I am back from Italy and missing my daily dose of pasta, wine and gelato. In case you missed my obnoxious amount of photos and videos on instagram, or if you are looking for a little Italian inspiration, here's a recap of my first weekend in Europe 🙂 The first stop on this … Continue reading Cinque Terre
The nostalgia is kicking in again. Yacht week, I miss you. For those of you working on your tans and picking out the perfect sea-side outfits in anticipation for the best week of your life- this guide is dedicated to you. Many friends have been messaging me about tips for The Yacht Week, so hopefully … Continue reading The Yacht Week: Your Questions Answered
What an adventure this trip was… I know I’ve said this before but there really is no place like Japan. Tokyo was the first stop on this trip and what a crazy start. I could have spent weeks exploring this magnificent city, but somehow managed to do it in three days! Here’s how to get … Continue reading A Taste of Tokyo
Hakuba...a winter dream. It might have taken us a taxi, three trains, and a bus to get there, but when we pulled up to that fairy tale ski lodge, the nine hours of travel (and our hangovers) just melted away. After checking in, we walked over to the section of the hotel where you … Continue reading Hakuba
Last month I visited a country that I had feared I'd never actually get to: Japan! With my home being America, my current location being Australia, and most of my vacations spent in Europe, I assumed it would be years before I made my first trip to an Asian country. Friends of mine warned me … Continue reading Konnichiwa
Sorry I have been MIA! Unfortunately, my computer had a virus and wouldn't let me access my blog, but I am happy to say that Little Brantley is back- and has lots of new material 🙂 So lets catch up on lost time: I am currently living in Sydney and working full time. I have … Continue reading I’m Back!
Nothing I love more than a little spontaneity. When you wake up to a gorgeous California morning there's only one thing to do...head to the beach! Although, this time we decided to spice it up by heading just off the coast to the island of Catalina. Many of the harbors in Orange County provide transportation to … Continue reading Summer in Catalina
If you are in Orange County during the summer and don't stop by the O.C. fair, you are missing out my friend. From the deep fried Oreos to the adorable baby pigs, the fair has so much to offer. I've decided to break down the top 8 reasons you should go to the fair (but … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why You Should Go To The Orange County Fair
My dream of roaming around Sydney on the back of a kangaroo was short lived when I realized Australians don't actually do that (only joking). But I was quickly informed that the only way to see a kangaroo would be in the zoo...even more of a bummer. I thought all hope of actually playing with … Continue reading Playing With Kangas!