7 Simple Ways You Can Start Journaling Your Way Today

As many of us continue to adjust to life at home, creating a new normal and routine for ourselves, and managing our way through challenging times throughout the world, it’s important to keep doing things that make us feel good and help us to look after ourselves, and each other (from a distance of course!). And while there are many activities available to us, something the kikki.K team believes can help us through difficult times is simply putting pen to paper and writing down whatever is on your mind! We’ve been inspired of late by all the journaling our kikki.K community is doing too, so we’re sharing some favourites with you.

Journaling is a technique that can truly enhance your everyday and gives us a special moment to press pause from the outside world, and take a moment to look within and focus on ourselves. While it may seem daunting at first, the great thing about journaling is that you have the freedom to embrace your own creativity and make it an experience for you to explore anything your heart desires! Sounds good but still don’t know where to start? Let us help you feel inspired with some of the different ways you can put pen to paper through journaling.

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Your Australian Local Travel Guide: Explore Byron Bay With Jason Grant

Travel may look a little different for many of us these days, but embracing that wonderful out-of-office feeling is never fully off the cards!  For those looking to set their out-of-office status to ‘relax and explore’, then the must-see Aussie destination of Byron Bay has to be right at the top of your kikki.K Bucket List! In this small town on the north coast of New South Wales, you’ll find the likes of surfed up locals through to Hollywood stars, all chasing the laid-back pace, beautiful beaches and unique shopping and dining experiences that Byron is known for.

While Mr Jason Grant often wears many hats – interior stylist, creative director, author, designer and more, it’s his title as Byron Bay local that holds a special place in his heart. We’ve asked Jason to take us through his Bryon Bay experience, giving you some insight into all the essential information and hidden gems that travellers need when visiting this little spot of paradise!

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Your Australian Local Travel Guide: Explore Queensland With Ashley Dobson

There isn’t a greater feeling than the one that comes from setting your out-of-office reply as you leave work for the day, a weekend or an adventure-filled break. And while travel has taken a bit of a different shape recently, there is still one thing we can always count on – that when the cool winter chill starts the flow through the country, envious Aussies from all over begin to head north for a taste of the sunshine. So if you’re ready to set that out of office status to ‘chasing warmth and beauty’, get your kikki.K essentials ready to head to lovely Queensland.

The gorgeous Ashley Dobson is very familiar with the sunshine, having officially called Australia home since 2013. While we here at kikki.K are all about the art of writing it down, Ashley’s speciality is capturing beauty in image, working as a professional photographer and capturing all of the magic that her home state has to offer! We got the chance to chat to her about her favourite spots across the sunshine state, including her best tips for those looking to explore.

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Your Australian Local Travel Guide: Explore Melbourne with Kristina Karlsson

Adventuring doesn’t have to involve long-distance travel (or distance travel at all for that matter!) for it to give you a sense of exploration, an opportunity to switch off and turn moments into memories. Whether it be a short weekender away or navigating your way through untapped areas of your home city, your sense of wanderlust can still be explored! And if there’s one thing we know well, it’s that any true Melbournian will tell you that there is no experience in Australia quite like exploring all of Melbourne’s hidden gems.  A hub for all things trendy and tasty, you’ll find bustling laneways, cosy cafes, world class restaurants and the best that shopping, art and culture have to offer. So if you’re ready to set that out-of-office status to ‘eat, drink and explore’ then these are the tips you need to take with you as you navigate Melbourne!

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