JOURNEY TO THE RED CENTRE: PART 1

A colorful graffiti covered doorway.

I had those butterflies in my stomach as Siu started Bea’s engine and we backed out of our driveway from what was our home for the past 12 months. Our time in Sydney had gone in a blink of an eye and was not without its ups and downs. Although we were relieved to be

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LIFE UPDATE – WE LEFT SYDNEY!

Sitting in the window munching on Blackstar Pastry’s signature Watermelon cake with a long black on hand, watching the weird and wonderful sight that is Newtown pass. As I selectively listen in on the nasally Sydneysider next to me banter about the previous night’s sexual escapade or the latest gossip in a circle of friends

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WHAT CAN I DO IF I CAN’T TRAVEL?

I was having a conversation with a good friend recently about some of the places I had visited and how much she wanted to do the same, but in the same breath she dropped the remark that ‘she just couldn’t travel as much as I have’. To be honest with you I don’t travel around

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WELCOME 2017!

Happy new year everyone! As 2016 gets smaller and smaller in Bea’s rearview mirror, Siu On and I have been spending some time reflecting on our first year spent settled down in Sydney and have come up with some surprising and not so surprising results.

WISHING YOU ALL SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Siu On and I can’t believe that the end of the year is just around the corner! And with 2016 winding down we are welcoming some quiet time away from the city for a lot of rest and recovering from the last crazy, stressful and intense 12 months. We’ve had a lot of ups and

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MINIMALIST TRAVEL FOR THE MAXIMALIST TRAVELER

Since Siu On came into my life I’ve made a conscious effort to reduce the amount of stuff I own and mindlessly spend my hard earned money on. Siu On has always been on the minimalist side of my chronic hoarder fence, and as we’d talk about trying out long term travel in the beginning

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SLOW TRAVEL IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL

LOCATION: SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES I’ve come to realize that my mindset of being stuck in Sydney to save money so we can leave ASAP, has been taking a toll on my well being and affecting my overall health. I haven’t hidden the fact that Sydney isn’t my favorite city, yet in other places that

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ONE YEAR ACROSS AUSTRALIA

Location: Sydney, New South Wales One year ago on May 14th, Siu On and I packed up our life in Perth and started on our big drive across Australia. Originally we had a rough itinerary and arrive date for Sydney, but otherwise we were free to do whatever we pleased. Siu On and I were

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BUDGET AUSTRALIAN TRAVEL ADVICE

Location: Sydney, New South Wales I suppose being an Australian immediately qualifies me for giving out advice on my home country, however, what separates me from the average Australian Bruce is that I have traveled around half of Australia, and in that time I’ve definitely learned a lot about how to get around down under

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