Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Dome

Both Saturday and Sunday I walked past the Reichstag. I would have liked to climb the dome inside Germany’s parliament house (since 1990) and Hitler’s headquarters during the Third Reich, but you need to either book ahead, or wait in line and show your passport. I was unorganised for both options so sadly the outside … Continue reading Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Dome

A lost girl on a Berlin train…

Berlin was an interesting and funky city! There is so much history to see I didn’t even scatch the surface of all thecmuseums and sights, but here is what I did get to take in! Saturday morning, I found a lovely little garden park heading East. I have decided I love flowers. So beautiful! The … Continue reading A lost girl on a Berlin train…

Jess Gone Global v. 2017

After months of planning and dreaming and stressing and writing countless lists – tomorrow I start my overseas adventure! I cannot wait. It’s been an adventure already, that’s for sure! I was nine days from boarding a plane and bidding my family adieu when Dad and I went on a last Kimberley bushwalk, I slipped, … Continue reading Jess Gone Global v. 2017

t a s m a n i a

t a s m a n i a you were the best. Your meat pies in particular. I loved it! I walked away (indeed, I walked lots) with an appreciation for creativity, good food, kindness, enthusiasm, and the importance of culture for its positive affect in our lives. May we not be scared to get … Continue reading t a s m a n i a

In which Jess travels the country, ushers at a wedding, and eats Costco Pizza

These last few weeks have been a whirlwind! In thirteen days, I travelled from home to Queensland and back again, and bussed down to the South-West Kimberley before finally coming back home to stay for a while – that’s four flights and four bus trips, travelling solo. It was the first time I’d travelled by … Continue reading In which Jess travels the country, ushers at a wedding, and eats Costco Pizza