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3 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?
2 years ago

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

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I’ve been on the road for a whole three months. Three months! Where the flip did that go? Who’d have thought after years contemplating my corporate existence, I would find …
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1,000 Steps Walk
3 years ago

1,000 Steps Walk

So I’ve officially been in Melbourne for over a month, yay! So far I’ve visited some incredible structural Melbournian masterpieces. The majestic State Library, the contemporary Federation Square and don’t …
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Queen Victoria Market
3 years ago

Queen Victoria Market

The Queen Victoria Market is an ever-present thread in the social fabric that makes up Melbourne’s ‘foodie culture’. It has been a traditional working marketplace on and off since 1878, …
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Shrine of Remembrance
3 years ago

Shrine of Remembrance

I had the pleasure of visiting the Shrine, one of Melbourne’s premier landmarks, over the space of two visits. I’d heard very little about the monument but the images I …
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The House Sitting Process Explained
3 years ago

The House Sitting Process Explained

Unlike the other forms of house sharing, like Airbnb or Couchsurfing, house sitting requires you to plan for the sit, while also taking on more responsibility than merely just staying …
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The Top 5 Benefits of House Sitting
3 years ago

The Top 5 Benefits of House Sitting

Since first trying my hand at house sitting in mid-2016, I’ve fallen in love with the concept and now regularly incorporate it into my travel plans. While a hefty smattering …
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About West
3 years ago

About West

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Oh hey. When did you sneak in?

Enough of the suspicion, let me introduce myself. I’m Josh West… from the travel blog Trekking West. See the connection there, eh? Yeah. …
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Is House Sitting Right For You?
3 years ago

Is House Sitting Right For You?

The lure of ‘free accommodation’ is enough to entice even the most extravagant of jet-setters. House sitting has become a ‘go-to’ for many thrifty holidaymakers who save big while taking …
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