Have you ever heard raving reviews about a place and been thoroughly underwhelmed when you went to check it out yourself? I’m going to tell you about my experience of this on my two recent visits to New Orleans (NOLA). Expectation In the lead up to my first visit to NOLA, a number of people... Continue Reading →
As some of you may remember, I spent a week or so visiting Germany this January. During my visit, I spent a few days staying with my friend Chris in Tübingen (who I met at a hostel in Surfers Paradise, Australia - it’s funny how travel works). During my stay, I noticed some very distinctive... Continue Reading →
I first learnt about bucket lists while watching Tuesday’s with Morrie with my dad years ago. I was fascinated with the concept and I’ve kept some form of bucket list since then. I think keeping a bucket list inspires me to get creative and strive to have new, fun & sometimes meaningful experiences. While a... Continue Reading →
Ever wondered what it would be like to be away from your family for Christmas? On the other side of the world? This week I’ve written about what it’s like to be away from home for Christmas as I’ve just survived my second festive season away from home in the last three years. This post... Continue Reading →
Have you ever found yourself in a situation wondering what on earth you were thinking? When your mental and physical stamina were tested like never before?
Have you ever returned to the same place a second time and had a completely different experience to your first visit? You may have had a better experience… or wondered why you loved that place so much the first time you visited.
One of the most common questions I get from friends, family and people I meet along my travels is something to the effect of “How are you funding your travels?” After a while, I realised this is obviously something people are curious about and often people don’t feel like regular, long-term travel is something they are capable of doing.