Eliza Parry Okeden

Eliza Parry Okeden Eliza Parry-Okeden is a Canstar Blue journalist who is in her final year of a dual Bachelor of Law and Media & Communications degree from QUT. Eliza has a wide range of interests across the Blue website and is an avid follower of all things popular culture. As a frequent victim of rash spending, she considers herself somewhat of a professional consumer with a thing or two to learn about saving. Aside from purely selfish motives, Eliza aims to write relatable content that navigates the worlds of finance and spending to help others in the same boat.

Rowing machine

Rowing Machine Buying Guide

Posted by July 21st 2020

The rowing machine, or ergometer as it's also known, is a gym favourite and becoming increasingly popular for home gym setups due to how many muscle groups are used during a rowing session. But while …

Kids streaming shows and movies on tablet

15 virtual tours to take while you’re in isolation

Posted by July 14th 2020

Staying safe inside can have some major drawbacks – namely that you’re inside pretty much all the time. But while you can do those DIY projects that you’ve been meaning to do for ages, that …

Streaming TV

How to watch Netflix and other streaming services on your TV

Posted by July 10th 2020

At a time when people are being encouraged to stay home, many of us are turning to our favourite entertainment streaming platform – or multiple – for company. While streaming services are generally enjoyed from …

Exercising at home

15 home workout videos to try now that gyms are closed

Posted by July 20th 2020

As the Australian government works to encourage social distancing by closing all non-essential services, you might be mourning the loss of your gym routine. Luckily, YouTube has mountains of workout videos to keep you moving …

Music festival

What happens when an event is cancelled due to COVID-19?

Posted by March 31st 2020

As the Australian government places bans on all non-essential gatherings of over 100 people, you may be wondering what it means for any upcoming events you were looking forward to. It’s hard to think of any …

Western Australia Roadtrip

10 best places to visit in Western Australia

Posted by March 18th 2020

The land of rugged red cliffs, pure white sands and crystal-clear oceans, Western Australia truly is the country’s hidden gem. Whether you’re enjoying the state’s magnificent coastline, sampling the goods of a region that’s famous …

Couple at the movies

10 best apps for movie lovers in 2020

Posted by September 28th 2020

There’s something magical about a good movie, whether you’re seeing it on the big screen for the first time or you’re re-watching it for the 50th time on Netflix with your friends. These days, our …


10 best places to visit in North Queensland

Posted by March 13th 2020

If you’re dreaming of a holiday where sun-bleached sands meet lush rainforests, with a dash of cave-walking and gemstones for good measure, then it might be time to take a trip up to North Queensland. …

Outback QLD Sign

10 best places to visit in outback QLD

Posted by March 17th 2020

Step back in time and discover outback Queensland through an assortment of museums, cultural displays and prehistoric time-capsules dotted across the west. From dinosaurs and preserved fossils to rich indigenous culture and everything in between, …


10 things to see between Perth and Adelaide on the Nullarbor

Posted by March 9th 2020

Nothing encapsulates Dorothea Mackellar’s Australia quite like the drive across the Nullarbor from Perth to Adelaide. With horizons that stretch across sweeping plains that never end and more ragged cliff edges than you can poke …