You can probably guess that I was a kid with a very unconventional life, but did you know that my childhood is actually stranger than fiction? Here’s one story that … Continue Reading Growing up is Traumatic
Um guys… I just shocked myself. I somehow engineered three months of my life into my green camping back pack. Seriously. Now, I’m not exactly sure where this little bit … Continue Reading Pack like a Ninja
Wanna become the office hero without really trying? Easy! Be brave and extend that holiday LIKE A BOSS! That’s right! Get those rumours started back home before you’re even back … Continue Reading Holiday Office Hero
Wow. A lot can happen in a year: I ran a half marathon, jumped off cliffs in Australia’s Blue Mountains… took on another Tough Mudder, played with both the ESA … Continue Reading Happy New Year
Taraustralis’ next adventure takes her to the United States! For the next 20 days, Tara will be experiencing all things NASA! From The Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Johnson … Continue Reading Spaced out in the USA!
It’s not every day that you get to meet the Aussie ambassador to Ireland, but when you do, be sure to ask if you can use the embassy’s washing machine! … Continue Reading That time I asked to use the washing machine at the Aussie embassy
Um guys…. I had no idea how much of a MAJOR NERD I truly was – until today. Thanks to the wonderful world of social media, I was invited by … Continue Reading Facebook Fangirl!
I’m the kind of girl that never reads fiction, but I’m an absolute diehard fan of non-fiction. Why? Because when I’m reading true stories, I’m usually trying to figure out … Continue Reading Best non-fiction books to say ‘how the heck did that happen?’
Yes! You can get a NASA fix whilst in Australia! Less than an hours drive south of Australia’s capital is the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. And, just over a kilometre or … Continue Reading Spaced Out in Australia
I’ve always wanted to try the Amtrak Auto Train. In the past, I always had great experiences travelling between Washington, DC and Philadelphia with Amtrak – it was quick, easy … Continue Reading Amtrak Auto Train
Road trips are awesome. Hands down – no question about it! You can have super short ones that last a few hours and epic ones that last for months on … Continue Reading Big Roadtrippin’
NASASocial is a great program, developed by the brilliant minds at NASA, which has opened up the doors of communcaiton to the widest audience possible by the use of social media. Basically, NASASocial … Continue Reading What a NASA rocket launch taught me
If you’ve been looking to go on the ultimate road trip of a lifetime, look no further! Traveling into space will absolutely make you a travel blogger ROCKETSTAR! (yes, that … Continue Reading NASASocial
Just north of the Kennedy Space Center is Merritt Island. Established in 1963, this is a National Wildlife Refuge consisting of 140,000 acres and home to a wide array of … Continue Reading Merritt Island, Florida
What’s your most unique hostel experience? Was it sleeping six meters underground in the middle of the outback or, perhaps it was the time you stayed in a hostel in … Continue Reading How not to get murdered in a hostel
What a milestone! It’s been two years of awesome travel, so here’s some of the most popular highlights of the best memories from around the world! Super Scary Megafauna! – … Continue Reading Happy Birthday Taraustralis!