October 2011

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Settling in Sydney

October 28, 2011

Since my arrival on Australian soil 4 weeks ago, I have been scrambling to get my life here in order and set up some semblance of normalcy.  This has involved job hunting, flat searching, getting my tax file number and setting up a bank account.  I can officially say that I have completed all four […]

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Macau – Las Vegas of the East!

October 13, 2011

Katie and I disembarked our ferry from Hong Kong and quickly grabbed a cab into the city centre in Macau.  She was keen on me getting to experience three key things about Macau:  Portuguese egg tarts, the Ruins of St. Paul, and a casino who has a Las Vegas twin.  I managed to check all […]

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96 Hours in Hong Kong – Leaves me wanting more

October 12, 2011

After disembarking my fabulous first class flight, I made it through customs and before I knew it, was on the airport express train to Hong Kong Island where I would be meeting my friend Katie.  Katie and I had attended the same university and have some friends in common, so naturally when I decided on […]

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Flying First Class has RUINED all Future Flights for me

October 5, 2011

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to experience flying first class with Cathay Pacific on September 28 from Toronto direct to Hong Kong.  And my goodness, I definitely lived in the lap of luxury for a good 15hours or so. After spending the morning doing last minute things to prepare for my yearlong […]

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