Afternoon Delight

I’ve become a spontaneous adventure aficionado over the past couple of months with last-minute trips turning an average day in the life of Jessica into something a bit more grammable. Working in hospitality with a weekly roster as well as Australia’s ever-changing weather has forced me to become a bit more flexible with my plans

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When Pigs Fly

Chinese New Year Pig Lanterns

The Chinese New Year has just passed and in its true multi-cultural fashion, Sydney has put on a show. Lighting up the city with lanterns based on the twelve animals of the zodiac, walking down the harbour was a more pleasurable experience than usual with these larger than life statues. Each featuring their own little

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Escaping The Heat

Bondi to Coogee Walk

While those in the northern hemisphere are rugging up against the winter winds, their southern counterparts are slowly melting into pools of sweat as heat-waves mark the beginning of summer. Now I’m all for a beach day, but sometimes the thought of getting sand in every nook and cranny of your body then dealing with

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Love Letter To Poland

polish winter

Being born as a first-generation Australian meant that my childhood was filled with traditions different to my Aussie classmates and my out-of-school activities weren’t your typical sport training and music lessons (although I did learn the piano growing up, with a Polish teacher of course). Instead, I learnt traditional Polish dancing which I would be

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Top Lifestyle Picks | October 2017

wollongong beach

Another month down for 2017 and it almost feels as if time is speeding up with Halloween just next door and Christmas around the corner. Those of you who, like me, live in the Southern Hemisphere are now exchanging coats for light cardigans and sweatpants for swimwear as the weather invites you down to the

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Not So Guilty Pleasures

guilty pleasure food

Growing up, especially through the peer pressure of high school life, we’ve learnt what hobbies are more socially acceptable than others and it’s usually only when we become older that we start embracing our interests without worrying about the judgement of others – or it turns out your friends have similar guilty pleasures and you

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Binge-worthy TV Shows for the Weekend

netflix logo

More often then we’d like to admit, the weekend comes around and our good intentions of being productive humans turns into dust and we find ourselves flicking through Netflix, ready to enter a world devoid of responsibility. The problem? Choosing shows we’re going to feast our eyes upon next. Sometimes it feels as if we

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