My Most Memorable Travel Moments

I’ve been reflecting on my most memorable travel moments. Those moments abroad that shaped the way I viewed myself, travel and my life forever. Who am I kidding, there have been heaps of those moments over the years, but here are just a few…   1. My First Trip to Bali When I was Twelve It seems fitting to start here, as this was the first time I ventured out of Australia. My love of air travel was already firmly … Keep reading…

Owning Less To Have More

A year ago we ‘owned’ two properties. Today, we own one. Soon we will own none. Yes, things have changed big time for us recently! Our apartment is on the market, and though I agonized over the decision to sell, now that it is up for sale, I am really looking forward to being mortgage free. I have written before about why we’re changing our lives to travel, as well as all the fear and insecurity involved with leaving our jobs, … Keep reading…

Life is precious

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Yesterday I heard some very sad and shocking news. A young work colleague died very suddenly and unexpectedly. I couldn’t believe my ears. The shock was like a numbness radiating through my core, and I found it very difficult to comprehend. I am filled with sadness for his partner and family, and cannot begin to imagine what they might be experiencing right now. … Keep reading…

Before I Die I Want To ____________ .

Last night I had dinner with five of my girlfriends. Some I have known since I was 7 years old, others I met in high school when I was 12. Our lives have all taken different directions, and I don’t see them all the time, but when we do see each other, it’s like no time at all has passed. I laughed my ass off, and it felt great. … Keep reading…

Following Your Dream Is Hard Work

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You could say Tyrhone and I are at a low point in our dream planning… I mean, we’re still trying to remain positive, thanks to the amazing adventure ahead of us (and at least a year of not working, yeeha!) but there is a hell of a lot of work to do before we actually get on that plane… Selling The House As I write this, rain is pelting down outside, which I have a great view of thanks to the crystal … Keep reading…

A Day On The Bibbulmun Track

When my work friend Craig said he had been walking the Bibbulmun track, I got excited. I had heard a lot about the track, my Mum had even walked some of it, but I hadn’t been able to drag Tyrhone along to explore it. The Bibbulmun meanders from Kalamunda, an outer suburb of Perth, all the way to Albany in the south-west of Western Australia, almost 1000km in length. Whilst I wasn’t planning on seeing it all, I did want to check it out, and since I … Keep reading…

Why We’re Changing Our Lives To Travel

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Ok, so in the last two months, we officially decided to pursue our dream of long-term, indefinite travel. It’s a dream that would not be possible had a few ducks not lined up in a nice little row. A few of the other ducks needed some stern words a bit of old-fashioned brute force. Now that they’re lining up nicely, I thought it might be time for me to clarify what we’re doing and why we’re doing it. … Keep reading…