Bucket list – Places I want to visit

I decided to dedicate this post to all the places I really, really want to see in my lifetime (preferably soon). So many people I know and bloggers that I follow have been going overseas and posting beautiful photos – it’s been giving me itchy feet!

Itchy feet; wanderlust – very strong or irresistible impulse to travel

It’s so hard to put into words exactly why I want to visit these places. This is by no means a complete list, nor does it do justice to any of the places mentioned. These are the countries/cities I have always known I would see one day, or that I have recently been inspired to visit.

1. London

Everyone knows that English accents are some of the most entertaining/posh sounding in the world. London is filled with so many ‘must-see’ attractions like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and of course, the famous red phone booths and double-deckers. I’m not a soccer fanatic but I would also love to see a game in England – the atmosphere sounds insane.



2. Paris

Paris seems like the most perfectly, delicate and elegant city in the world. The art and architecture looks beautiful and it adds a kind of richness to the culture, which so many European countries have. I would love to see the Eiffel Tower, eat, drink and roam around Paris.


3. Italy

I’ve actually already been to Italia, but once you go there you can’t help but want to go back. There is nothing better than seeing all the things you’ve only ever seen photos of or imagined. It’s also great to visit a country that speaks a language you’ve been learning OR is spoken in your family. You notice it’s beauty and it becomes far easier to understand it. I loved every part of Italy that I visited (Milan, Florence, Venice, Bologna, Sorrento, Orvieto, Rome) and I would love to go back and explore them more freely.


4. Greece

All the photos I’ve ever seen of Greece (particularly the islands) can be described as no less than stunning. Like all other European countries, Greece is rich with culture and I would love to experience it first hand. Oh, and the food.


5. Spain

Once again – culture, food and a beautiful language. Three ticks in my book. I once had a teacher who visited Spain, and his stories made me want to visit even more!


6. Croatia

My grandparents visited Croatia last year and when they came back and showed me the photos I was so jealous. It’s a beautiful country. If I get the opportunity I would love to see Croatia in all it’s glory.


7. Bali

Bali is every Australian’s must-go destination. The weather, tropical scenery and gorgeous resorts are a dream come true for anyone who wants a relaxing getaway. I know I do.


6. America

Specifically, New York and L.A.  Of course, I’d love to see all the other cities and places in MURRICA, but those two are ‘bucket-list’ material.

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I can’t wait to see all these wonderful places one day. If anyone reading this has visited any of them, feel free to comment with any extra information you have, like the best places to visit, great tours to go on or just advice about travelling overseas!



Adoring Anatomicals

photo“if you’re on this planet for 
80 years, do you know how many days you’ll spend showering? we do. and it’s a lot. we do. in fact, if you shower for 10 minutes a day, every day, you’ll spend an incredible 195.5 days getting your body clean. if it takes you 20 seconds to wash your hands, you’ll also spend an amazing 39 days helping prevent germs. personal hygiene is tedious and time consuming enough, which is why you need anatomicals to make your daily ablutions a little more exciting and fun. we’re bold, we’re British, we’re ballsy and we only want you for your body. “

In today’s society, we are constantly being told that we should:

a) have the perfect healthy body – thigh gap included and…
b) embrace our bodies, whatever their size, and know that personality is more important.

It’s a little confusing, having both of these ideals thrown at us day in day out, but a body care company beginning to hit the shelves in Australia is happy to admit that it doesn’t care about who you are on the inside – it “only wants you for your body.”

Anatomicals is a British company that has only recently debuted in Australia. As soon as I laid my eyes on their range of products at work, I had to try them out.  Today I went ahead and took my time smelling and deciding what to buy. Let me tell you, it was hard, and not just because they all smell freakin’ amazing. As I am currently studying for my university marketing exam, I was in awe of the genius that created the names and descriptions of each product. “100% Not Chanel, But Cocoa All The Same” “Silly Twits Ignore Their Mits” “Be Good With Your Hands in Bed” and “There Won’t Be A Dry Thigh In The House” are just a few examples. I think it’s great how Anatomicals is promoting its products to young women in a fun (albeit rhyming) and humorous way.

I chose “New York, London, Paris and Foam”, a fruity body cleanser, and “The Seven Deadly Skins” melon body scrub. I just got out of the shower after using both products for the first time and it’s safe to say my skin feels softer and cleaner than ever – plus the smell of the products in the shower and on my skin is ahhhh-mazing! Each cleaner/scrub/lotion costs $8 – very reasonable for something that smells so great, is aesthetically pleasing, paraben free and doesn’t test on animals. I am so glad I went ahead and embraced anatomicals and you should too!

Anatomicals can be found at Target, Priceline and Chemist Warehouse stores.

Enjoy and let me know what you think