Tag: Lifestyle

2020 in Review: Chasing Emma Through Photos

I think it’s fair to say that 2020 was nothing like anyone of us could have imagined it would be. It really came out of the left field (did I use that spring reference correctly?) and has affected so many people in so many… Continue Reading “2020 in Review: Chasing Emma Through Photos”

Meet Baxter Jones

Baxter Jones chilling in the garden

Meet Baxter Jones. The newest love of my life and the best dog friend anyone could ask for.

Round Up: November 2020

After the fast pace of October, November was a much more relaxed month. It provided plenty of time for personal reflection and thoughts of Christmas.

Disconnecting from Instagram for a Week

Wednesday morning last week I was browsing my podcast app looking for something new to listen to when I came across Crappy to Happy – 3 Mindful Minutes by Cass Dunn. I don’t usually go for these types of podcasts because I find them… Continue Reading “Disconnecting from Instagram for a Week”

Bucket List: Get a Fish Pedicure

I never thought I’d get a fish pedicure. I’m way too ticklish. But that’s exactly the bucket list experience I found myself having in Bali.

Bucket List: Play 5 New Board Games

Stack of board games on Chasing Emma

Bucket Lists are about trying new things, so why not add trying new board games on to yours? Over the past ear I have played 5 new board games and got my nerd on.

Party up in an Ice Bar

Ice bar chandelier

During my short stay in Queenstown I had the opportunity to stop by Below Zero ice bar for a quick drink (or two). I can now say with all authority that visiting an ice bar is the coolest thing ever.

Visiting MONA in Tasmania

Graffiti on the MONA Ferry

Welcome to MONA – the Museum of Old and New Art. The most mind-blowing, stimulating and sensational modern arts museums in the world. 

Making Chocolates from Scratch

So many chocolates!

I. Love. Chocolate. Dark chocolate, white chocolate, milk chocolate, ANY chocolate. I’d pretty much do anything under the promise of chocolate. So you can bet that when I heard that Charles Darwin University was offering a chocolate making course I signed up so quickly I probably broke land-speed records.

Getting the VIP Treatment in Egypt

The side of a gold and turquoise coffin in the Cairo museum

Gather around and let me tell you a story. A story of confusion. A story of disgust. A story of hysterical laughter. Let me tell you of the time I had a spa treatment in Egypt.