Welcome to Miranda's Muses!

Welcome to Miranda's Muses!

A travel blog dedicated to building a home for explorers and expats around the world, one talk at a time.


Recent Posts

Expat Guilt: Confessions and Advice

Expat Guilt: Confessions and Advice

While I’m sure I can’t be the only one who experiences this, at times expat guilt can feel very lonely and isolating. Partly because of the sheer volume of dreamy Instagram accounts I’m exposed to that feature others my age trotting around the globe without […]

Brisbane CityHopper : How to explore the city for free

Brisbane CityHopper : How to explore the city for free

The Brisbane CityHopper is the perfect way to explore the city to your heart’s content without spending a single dollar. The little shuttle boat that cruises up and down the Brisbane River is a free commodity and surprisingly simple to use. I was a little […]

Travel Gift Ideas Globetrotters Will Love

Travel Gift Ideas Globetrotters Will Love

With Christmastime fast approaching, as does the sudden realization that you have no clue what to get your friends and family for gifts. Travel lovers are especially hard to shop for, as oftentimes they care little about possessions and would much rather have little and […]

Travelling Long-Term : How To Get Started

Travelling Long-Term : How To Get Started

The lifestyle of travelling long-term is one that’s more attainable than ever nowadays. However, trying to figure out how to get started is somewhat short of overwhelming. There are so many different styles and paths of long-term travel to explore that it’s hard to know […]

8 Things Every International Couple Has Experienced

8 Things Every International Couple Has Experienced

Meshing two people from different family upbringings and backgrounds together is always an interesting and challenging experience. That said, imagine what it’s like being an international couple, and coming from completely different countries and cultures on top of all that! Welcome to my marriage 😉 […]

Travel Anxiety : Tips to Get You Through It

Travel Anxiety : Tips to Get You Through It

As someone who’s fought against general anxiety throughout my whole life, I can definitely relate to the angst that comes when my travel anxiety gets in the way of my dreams. I love travelling, but a lot of the time the process can be very […]

Solo Travel : My First and Last Experience

Solo Travel : My First and Last Experience

I’d like to share my first (and so far last) solo travel experience, along with its highlights and low points. It was after my three-month stay in Brisbane, Australia, being a part of a film course and meeting the man who is now my husband. […]

Fighting Homesickness as a Long-Term Expat

Fighting Homesickness as a Long-Term Expat

If you’ve been living away from home long-term, either as an expat, student, or travel junkie, chances are you’ve experienced homesickness. Fighting homesickness on a daily basis doesn’t have to be your reality, and I thought sharing a bit of my story, as well as […]

How To Save Money For Travel : A Complete Guide

How To Save Money For Travel : A Complete Guide

Keeping travel incorporated in your lifestyle is totally doable, no matter your income!

Views From My Window Seats

Views From My Window Seats

I can’t help but have my nose squished against the window, mouth agape at the view.