Stories

Life without a mobile phone

Posted on January 3, 2017
It’s been 16 months since I stopped using a mobile phone. My phone has died while I was hitchhiking a boat to Australia. When I finally arrived to Darwin, I went to a store to buy myself another one, but as I was searching through hundreds of phones… Read More»Continue reading

Boring Bora Bora

Posted on January 1, 2017
In case you've been wondering if anyone could get bored of Bora Bora and how to hitchhike from and back to it - this is the text for you! Also, Maupiti is efing amazing...(just saying). Yes, there are the islands that are just as nice as Bora Bora. Read More»Continue reading

Thank you Tahiti Nui! (part 3)

Posted on December 31, 2016
If I knew that earlier, I could have hitchhiked it – STRESS FREE – from Tahiti all the way to Bora Bora, but I didn’t have a clue that something like that even existed, so I bugged everyone around me… Read More»Continue reading
I was SUPER EXCITED to see the start of the biggest sporting event in Polynesia and secretly hoping to arrive to Bora Bora at the same time as the winners of the race. The only problem was that I had no efing clue how I was going to do that… Read More»Continue reading

Hitchhiking from Tahiti to Bora Bora (part 1)

Posted on December 24, 2016
After 3,7 years of non-stop hitchhiking, I’ve finally arrived to French Polynesia and that fact seemed so unreal. I was literally 4 islands away from Bora Bora – and the finish line of my little mission! Everyone was telling me how hitchhiking from Tahiti to Bora Bora is going to be “sooo easy”… Read More»Continue reading

Aotearoa, part II

Posted on October 25, 2016
If Mary Jane had a middle name, it would surely be called Aotearoa. In no other land have I been offered as much sweet MJ while hitchhiking as in New Zealand. I finally understand why they call it “The Land of a Long White Cloud” and it has nothing to do with the stuff I learned in school… Read More»Continue reading
What’s the chance of being picked up by half Maori – half Croatian homosexual, spending the night in the house of a marijuana farmer on the top of a beautiful mountain or meeting one of the original Rainbow Warriors? Only when hitchhiking! … Read More»Continue reading

A whale of a time!

Posted on September 22, 2016
There are not many people in the world I would hitchhike 5410 km for…but when Captain Ric says “Ana Banana, come to the east coast and let’s go whale watching!” I say “Aye, aye Captain”, and teleport my arse in a record time from the west to the east coast of Australia… Read More»Continue reading

One winter in Australia

Posted on September 17, 2016
Find out more about unique, wearable sleeping bag with the arms and legs -> The Selk'bag Classic. Is it good enough for camping, sleeping, traveling and maybe even hitchhiking? Is it worth the money? Check out my review and visit their page to find out. Read More» Continue reading
Bora Bora or Bungle Bungle?

Bora Bora or Bungle Bungle?

Posted on September 11, 2016
I left Broome few days ago with a master plan to speed up my way back to Darwin and for the 1st time EVER hitchhike a helicopter. As the universe tends to cooperate with my silly ideas, surprisingly quite often, I crossed path with…... Read More»Continue reading

Off the grid – West Australia (Part 2)

Posted on September 3, 2016
Can you keep a secret of a very special, off the grid spot in West Australia and not reveal its location to anyone? If the answer is yes, sneak a peek at these photos and your mind will teleport you there. Read More»Continue reading

Spacewoman in West Australia

Posted on September 1, 2016
I'm taking you with me along the West coast of Australia. (Part 1) Find out what's like to hitchhike there alone in a big, yellow sleeping bag that looks like a space suit and check out some pretty special places along the way... Read More»Continue reading

Gold hunting with Jack and Wally

Posted on June 25, 2016
Have you ever wondered what is it like to join a modern gold hunting trip as a woman with two complete strangers twice your age in a wild and unforgiving Australian bush? I did it and I assure you, it’s not as bad as it sounds… Read More»Continue reading
Even though there is plenty of touristic stuff one can do around Port Vila and Efate Island, I went on my own adventure that cost nothing, but it usually guarantees satisfying level of freedom and happiness. Port Vila was my home-base for flying in and out of… Read More»Continue reading

Australian Vegans Journal

Posted on May 6, 2016
There are numerous reasons why I’m in love with Australia and one of them is surely a vegan movement that is so strong down under. After traveling through heaps of (not always very friendly vegan) countries, Australia makes my traveling so easy... Read More» Continue reading

Ana in Tanna was eating banana

Posted on May 2, 2016
…sitting in a hostel in Port Vila and debating with my new Filipino, German and Canadian buddies, how broke I’ll be after Tanna. All of them decided to stay in Port Vila for that same ka-ching reason. I couldn’t get over the feeling of being in Vanuatu and not standing on the rim of one of the world’s most active… Read More»Continue reading
After 6 months of Australia, I had to do my 2nd visa-run across the border. I assure you, that’s not so bad if you chose Vanuatu for your visa-run and if your flight got booked by a lovely Australian family. That being said, it’s been over 3 years and I still didn’t break my hitchhiking rule to never pay for… Read More»Continue reading
How to make a pepper spray?

How to make a pepper spray?

Posted on April 7, 2016
Despite my positive thinking, non-violent beliefs and lots of hitchhiking experience, I never rely just on a good luck while traveling. There are some countries where pepper sprays are illegal and you won’t be able to buy them, so learn how to make your own pepper spray when your bought one get confiscated by the border police... Read More»Continue reading
Where did you get your money?

Where did you get the money?

Posted on February 28, 2016
Along with the question “How much money did you spend while traveling?” that’s one of the most common questions I get daily. I find it very irritating when people ask me how much money I spent, because if you’re not paying for my lifestyle, my piggy-bank is none of your business. Neither you nor I... Read More»Continue reading
Seaweed paradise

Seaweed Paradise

Posted on February 11, 2016
While hitchhiking the boat to Australia, the last (populated) island we stopped by in West Papua before leaving for Darwin was a pretty special place. It was a tiny island that was made of only two Muslim and one Christian village and it was all covered in seaweed. The boats, the paths, the walls... Read More»Continue reading

Surviving Iran by Bakran (for the ladies)

Posted on February 9, 2016
Islamic Republic of Iran and I didn't get along as well as expected, but after long 44 days together we both survived each other. If you happen to be a female hitchhiker on the way to Iran, the points below might save you some trouble or give you a better idea where to find trouble if you're looking for one. Read More»Continue reading
Hitchhiking in West Papua

Tarzan

Posted on February 9, 2016
West Papua is a province in the far east of Indonesia, centered on the island of New Guinea. West Papua combined with Papua New Guinea comprise the second largest island in the world after Greenland. While I was hitchhiking there for the 1st time, this is what happened after only 30 seconds of driving... Read More»Continue reading