Visiting the Mauthausen Concentration Camp Memorial

I have wanted to write about my visit to Mauthausen for close onto a year. One factor that was preventing me from doing so was the regard that I simply did not know how to. How do I approach and reflect about my visit as a tourist to a destination that was the epitome of […]

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From Sunrise to Sunset | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is a city of wonder. It was one of those destinations that I didn’t expect much from, but as my tour bus drove through the outskirts of the city centre, I realised that Amsterdam was going to be so much more than what I was expecting. The lush green countryside consisting of wide open […]

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2017 | The Year of Travelling

2017 was a whirlwind. One definition of a whirlwind is “any circling action or violent onward course”; so let’s break this down. My current mental state towards how I see myself is the ‘violent onwards course’ and to be real, I know for sure that this will carry into 2018 but more about that some […]

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Ireland Photo Journal

Ireland is a majestic country; from the lush countryside, breezy coastal tourist spots, cozy small towns, bustling big cities and friendly, banterful locals, there’s something to intrigue every individual from every part of the world. I spent only a short week amongst the Irish charm and loved every minute of it. Instead of describing a […]

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from sunrise to sunset | london, england

Anyone who keeps up with this blog, or who knows me will know how much I love London! If you didn’t know, well, now you do. I could babble on and on about London all day and night long. I touch on why this beautiful city holds a very large part of my heart in […]

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A Quick Guide | Segway in Nice

A tourist hotspot of the French Rivera, Nice, is astoundingly magnificent to begin with. The deep blue sparkling seaside, the jaggered rock formations following the winding roads, the various pale shades of ocean-view buildings, the lush green environment sitting atop mountainous cliffs, the charming locals, and even more, never fail to disappoint the average traveller. […]

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i’m actually dead now

Turns out I’m actually dead… from this heat! Gotcha, didn’t I? Didn’t think so… Anyway it’s that time of the year in Australia again. Everyone’s complaining about the heat, and I’ll happily be apart of that majority, because yes, it is fucking hot! One of the reasons that makes me know I want to live […]

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STORYTIME | MY TRANSIT FROM HELL

There I was heading off to England; a place I had wanted to visit for what seems like a lifetime, but in typical Racquel fashion, something had to go wrong, and guess what? Nearly everything that could go wrong, went wrong. INSTAGRAM: RACQUELHARDIE It was 2am on February the 1st when I realised in my […]

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The Happiest Day of my Life | In Love with London

(brace yourselves kids, this one’s gonna be a deep one; I hardcore cried while writing it) I’ve wanted to write this post for a while now, ever since I left London on February the 24th to be precise. So, why haven’t I yet? Basically, I needed to be in the zone, because I’ve wanted this […]

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Snapchat Filters from the UK and Europe

While I was on my Euro-trip I made a strong effort to collect Snapchat Filters from around the world as a way to remember certain aspects of each city I visited. I thought it may be a good idea to share them on the blog so my readers can also have a little taste of […]

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