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1 year of full-time travel, what have I spent?
1 month ago

1 year of full-time travel, what have I spent?

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Well, well, well. Here we are. 1 entire year of travel. I’m currently shacked up in a beautiful family home in the cozy Sydney suburb of Lane Cove, looking after yet …
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11 revelations from a nomadic year travelling Australia.
2 months ago

11 revelations from a nomadic year travelling Australia.

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The date was April 6, 2017; the day was a Thursday; the destination was Melbourne, and the distance wasn’t very far. From unassuming beginnings, paying the measly TigerAir fee to …
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Budget Accommodation
2 months ago

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Budget Accommodation

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You’re planning a trip. Exciting! Time to piece together something that resembles a travel budget. Flights, check. Activities, organised. Transport, sorted. Then we get to the pricey matter of where you’ll …
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9 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?
3 months ago

9 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?

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Great work team, we’ve busted through nine months of full-time travel! I’m currently relaxing in a log cabin in the middle of the majestic Grampians National Park in country Victoria; …
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The Festive Period is the puuuurfect time to start House Sitting
6 months ago

The Festive Period is the puuuurfect time to start House Sitting

I’ve been told (on more than one occasion) that I make house sitting sound remarkably easy. Well, there’s a reason for that, it really isn’t that hard! Once you get …
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6 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?
8 months ago

6 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?

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This time 12 months ago I had just told my old boss that I was leaving, my first ever house-sit was coming to an end, and I was preparing for …
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National Gallery of Victoria
9 months ago

National Gallery of Victoria

It takes two architectural gems in Melbourne’s south end to fit the 70,000+ works collected by the National Gallery of Victoria. Firstly, the NGV International exhibits pieces from all over …
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Federation Square
9 months ago

Federation Square

Federation Square is Melbourne’s answer to London’s Trafalgar Square, New York’s Time Square and Moscow’s Red Square. While this precinct might not be as big or ‘brutal’ as these famous …
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Melbourne Greeter Service
9 months ago

Melbourne Greeter Service

I’d done my fair share of exploration in Melbourne’s city centre by the time I signed up for the Melbourne Greeter Service. Yes, I should have taken advantage of this …
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Melbourne’s Street Art Culture
9 months ago

Melbourne’s Street Art Culture

Museums and galleries not really your thing? Fair enough; they’re not everyone’s taste. What about street art? The typically dark and dingy laneways of a thriving metropolis spring to life in …
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