ZERO WASTE: FROM ROAD TO CITY

Location: SYdney, New South Wales Late last year, Siu On and I were driving around Australia and living out of our car, Bea, and part way through the journey I saw just how much rubbish we were generating. And it bothered me. I found plastic bags, paper cartons and other packaging items crammed into just

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HELLO 2016

Dear 2016, To be honest with you, 2015 was hard, and it sucked at times. Now I know it’s not your fault that I felt that way but I really, really, really hope that you’re a lot better to me than 2015 was. I mean, after all, I’m a nice girl, and I hope that

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OUR 2015 WRAP UP

It’s amazing how fast the year goes once you get hit the end of the December. All the major holidays have come and gone, and the seasons have done their rounds, and you’re generally left scratching your head on December 31st thinking ‘what had I actually done with myself this year’? Siu On and I

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Location: Sydney, New South Wales Christmas time is traditionally spent at home with your family and friends, but for Siu On and I, this will be our first Christmas spent as just the two of us and brings up a lot of nostalgia for our past family Christmases – and wondering what exactly we’re going

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A KINK IN THE ROAD

LOCATION: SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES As I backed the car out of my parents’ driveway last May, heavy with our belongings and full of excitement at what lay ahead, in the back of my mind I knew that at some stage in our journey across Australia I would have to stop due to dwindling finances, or

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SOLO FEMALE HIKING

Location: Katoomba, Blue Mountains I recently read an article which highlighted the fact that the number one fear for females heading into the outdoors is hiking alone. With the recent popularity of novels, movies, and social media accounts glamorising this solo outdoors pursuit, it’s no wonder that people are worried. Suspicions are usually raised around issues

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A LOCATION INDEPENDENT LIFE

Location: Katoomba, New South Wales Ah the allure of the location independent digital nomad. Its siren song has enchanted many with her alluring promises of exotic locations, abundant amounts of leisure time, and all the while being funded with the click of a mouse. However, is the location independent lifestyle a realistic option or is

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PUTTING THE WANDER BACK INTO WANDERLUST

LOCATION: SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES One major thing I’ve noticed about my personal travel habits is how much it’s changed over the years. Nowadays I have a more curated travel experience that’s driven by the things I’ve spent time and effort into researching and organising, as opposed to just being and letting the experience happen

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OFF GRID WEEKEND

LOCATION: Patonga Beach, New South Wales I am the first person to admit that I struggle with going completely off grid. Normally when I tell people that I’ll be ‘off grid’ for a period of time I’m usually referring to not having freely available and reliable WIFI; but I’ll still be contactable on the mobile,

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