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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.
So I share the following honest, somewhat confronting but inspiring story about my friend Ryan (with his permission of course). It’s about a young guy who made a number of ‘poor’ choices in his early years and battled with a range of addictions for 20 years which saw him burn a number of bridges, including... Continue Reading →
In February of this year, my love for Parkrun was discovered. It was rejuvenated last week while I was visiting Vancouver. I can’t begin to explain how incredible Parkrun is, but I’m going to give it a try. For starters, what is Parkrun? Park run is a free timed weekly 5km run held in various... Continue Reading →
I’ve certainly meet some characters on the road.. I’m not sure if there’s a sign on my head saying “come tell me your life story” but I have definitely heard some pretty crazy stuff along my travels. A couple of weeks ago I was waiting for the bus in Portland and decided I wanted a... Continue Reading →
I'm so excited to share my travel adventures that I've decided to commit to uploading a new post to aLarkin Abroad every week 🗓 Every fortnight will be an 'article type' post about travel and the off-week will be a story about people I've met along my travels, including my takeaway lesson. Today I'd like to... Continue Reading →