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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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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