Who is behind RockyTravel….something about Me
My name is Michela, I am Italian born and grew up in Italy. At the age of 20, when I was a student, I started travelling on my own around the world and visited first european countries: UK, Austria and Germany. As a student I simply loved London and Vienna very much but I could not make up my mind where I wanted to live. After a few years travelling alone around Europe, I found Munich quite interesting and in my late tweenties I decided to settle down there. It was a wonderful time of my life, where I could gather a lof of experience which allowed me to grow both professionally as well as personally.
After a long time working as a sales & project manager for different companies I realised corporate life was not my “real thing” and was searching for something new, I needed a change, something different into my life! I really felt I needed a time off and a long time on the road.That was in March 2004, probably with some hints of a middle life crisis too, I decided to venture out to Australia with my backpack for my first long solo travel experience.
It was a wonderful life experience which I sometimes define as a therapeutic power of travel. I was very much enthusiastic and wanted to repeat it as soon as I could, it was not immediate though, and as most of times is, you have to be patient for things to happen, 4 years later it was real again and was able to have a longer break from work again.
And this was in 2008, when I finally choose to leave my job permamently and to be on the road again for 3 months to Australia. At that time I realised I was not going back to corporate life. My desire to push the button reset, unwind and start my life in a completely different perspective was too big. I knew the job I was doing for over 15 years belonged to the past and my second trip to Australia was marking the beginning of a new life.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Muriel Strode
Travelling to me means more than just making holiday, travel is an integral part of a a deeper personal development process. It contributes to enrich my life spiritually and mentally. Moreover it gives me the chance to learn more about others and see the world from different perspectives. Fore and foremost travel means freedom to me.
This is how it all started, while I was in Australia on my second trip in 2008 one day on a day trip to the Adelaide hills, I thought I could put all my beautiful travel experience toghether in a blog or a website and make them available to anyone who love to travel and want to explore Australia.
This is why I have created this travel website about Australia, to share with you my travel experience on the 5th continent and help make you of your travel in Australia a memorable experience.
When I first visited Australia in 2004, I soon fell in love with the richness of its unique environment, the friendly Australian people and their easygoing and relaxed lifestyle. I found the Australian Culture and the Australian Lifestyle very much different from the frantic lifestyle we have in Europe. Since then my Love for Australia makes me going back to explore more and more of this fascinating remote country which is Down Under.
One thing that most impressed me is the feeling of freedom and lightness that reigns everywhere, in the outback, in the countyside, in the vibrant cities too. And this is something I very much appreaciate when I travel, especially if you like me love travelling alone. f you love freedom, unspoilt nature, then Australia will offer you unique travel destinations with stunning places, adventure, and fun lovely people.
On Rocky Australia Travel Guide you will find lots of travel ideas, travel tips, useful and practical information put it in an easy form to help you better planning, and organizing your trip to Australia without exhausting searching online.
This website is for people who love to travel Australia independently, don’t want to spend a fortune, and want to get the best value deals for their money. If you love arranging the trip on your own, look for valuable information online and want to make of your travel in Australia an unforgettable travel experience then I think you have found a smart travel guide Australia.
Moreover if you are looking for trip planning help with the itinerary set up I can help you too. Click on the link to learn more about this.
I think 1000 words are not as worth as the personal experience I hope you will find what you are looking for from my website, and also find the inspiration you need to step forward. If you like my website and find it helpful you can recommend it to friends and anyone, you know, who would be happy to learn about
Happy Independent Travels in Australia!