Ashlea Wheeler

57 Flips | 3 Magazines | 14 Following | 37 Followers | @ashleawheeler | A 20-something colourfully clothed and excitable vegetarian who loves photography and exploring the world.

5 ways in which Melbourne is better than Sydney

Don’t worry, Sydney still holds the treasured position of my favourite Australian city.<p>I may be a tad biased as I’ve spent two years living in …

The creative traveller's guide to making money through Etsy

I’m going to tell you a few little secrets on how I make money through Etsy.<p>For those of you who haven’t used Etsy before, I’ll briefly explain. Etsy …

How to squeeze your entire life into a backpack

I’ve just packed everything I own into a backpack for my move abroad.<p>Usually I do everything in my power to avoid looking like a dorky tourist, but …

5 things that make Tasmania spectacularly awesome

There are so many things I love about Tasmania.<p>I mentioned in my post on appreciating your hometown that there are some things I dislike about living …

5 totally achievable ways to travel as a student

Why is there a common misconception that students can’t travel?<p>I noticed this when I posted how to make travel your career. Many readers excitedly …

A lesson to every traveller on appreciating your hometown

The more time you spend in one place, the more passionate your opinion on it becomes.<p>Every traveller seems to have a strong opinion on their …

How I missed Bavaria's #1 attraction from only 100 metres away

What is Bavaria’s #1 attraction? Most of you might say Neuschwanstein Castle, but I beg to differ.<p>Do a web search for Neuschwanstein Castle, and what …

5 ways to brand your blog (and get recognised like a rockstar)

You’re enjoying a coffee with friends when holy schamole, was that whatshisname from that indie-rock band that just walked in to the café?<p>Yes, it has …

Did I photograph a ghost? What's really up the Taroona Shot Tower

I love a good mystery. Bring on the stories of UFOs, government conspiracies, and paranormal occurrences.<p>It’s not that I’m a firm believer in all …

What to look for in travel insurance

As an ex-travel agent, I know basically everything there is to know about travel insurance.<p>Mostly because it paid out the most commission to travel …

Maldives Islands - as seen from a drone

When these Maldives Islands drone pics popped up in my Facebook feed, there is no way I could resist asking my friend Colin if I could share them …

Is it possible to travel with dietary restrictions?

Will it be easy to stick to a certain diet while you’re travelling, or will you end up living off steamed rice because it’s the only thing you know …

How to take photos of the night sky

Is seeing the northern lights on your travel list?<p>Most people have this as a must-see in their lifetime. But did you know that you can see an aurora …

Why you should ditch everything to travel now, not later

I’m going to let you in on one of my greatest fears.<p>At my previous job working in a print shop in Sydney, I was conversing with a colleague about …

How to create awesome feature images for your blog posts

The most common question I get asked as a blogger is “how do you create those feature images for your blog posts?”.<p>The answer is this: I’m actually a …

How to get an Australian Working Holiday Visa

<i>This post was submitted by my Dutch friend Roxy, who has spent the past 9 months living and working in Sydney and is sharing her tips on getting an</i> …

A photographer traveled the world to see how beauty is defined in 37 countries

Several years ago, 29-year-old Mihaela Noroc quit her job in Romania to backpack around the world.<p>The budding photographer made it to 37 countries and every continent except for Antarctica.<p>During her travels, she photographed hundreds of beautiful women in their own cultural surroundings to compile …

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How to make travel your career

If you’ve read my about page you’ll know that I just can’t sit still.<p>Staying in the one place seems pretty damn boring to me and I know I’m far from …

New Year celebrations in magical Prague

Prague at night is something spectacular.<p>Add a few fireworks in the mix and you have yourself one hell of an evening.<p>We were puffing as we sat down …

Photographer Gabriele Galimberti Couch Surfs Around the World and Takes Portraits of His Hosts

With a flourishing network of over 6 million members, CouchSurfing is able to connect world travelers with hosts from around the world. Through this …

6 things you should know about becoming an entrepreneur

I quit my full-time job 12 months ago.<p>The 9-5 was never for me. I had this terrible but common tendency where every time I started a new job I …

10 of the best undiscovered attractions in Europe

My favourite travel memories aren’t usually the ones where I’ve visited busy tourist attractions.<p>The times when I’ve found the offbeat areas of a …

Finding Ruska Street Backyard, Wroclaw's secret alley of street art

If I asked you what European cities are well known for street art, Wroclaw probably wouldn’t be one of them.<p>In fact, this pretty Eastern gem has some …

Shit happens: My 3 worst travel moments

Sometimes travel isn’t all fun and games.<p>I think we all tend to visualise travel as if it’s pulled straight from a glossy magazine with constant …