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Guest Post: Volunteering with Visayan Deer in The Philippines

January 4, 2013

[Editor’s Note:  As I’ve stated time and time again, volunteering is something that I’ve always been passionate about, and the fact that I can incorporate volunteering into my travels is a very important thing to me.  Being an animal lover, I am also very passionate about animal conservation – whether it is the mighty king […]

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Happy 1 Year Travel Anniversary to Me!

September 28, 2012

For most people, the idea of traveling for a year can be quite daunting – yet it is considered to be living the dream.  For me, for the last 365 days, this has been my reality.  It has been fun, exciting, scary, and full of good times and bad.  Today marks my 1 year travel […]

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My Return from Africa- the quick update!

July 17, 2012

I’ve officially returned to my home-for-now in beautiful Ahipara, New Zealand after spending eight weeks abroad. Before I get into the heavy details, lets start out with a quick recap of my life for the past few months. It was a jam-packed eight weeks- the first of which was spent in Sydney with my parents […]

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Photo Friday! Week 44: Almond Cookies in Macau

April 27, 2012

Macau October 2011

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Photo Friday! Week 41: Scenic Views from Ocean Park

April 6, 2012

Overlooking Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay, Hong Kong September 2011

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Having to Take my Own Advice: Flexibility

March 7, 2012
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When Chris from Aussie on The Road asked me in my Bite with a Blogger interview what my one piece of advice to travelers would be, I answered by saying “be open to change. Don’t plan too much. Go with the flow. Some of the most rewarding experiences and memories can happen when you least […]

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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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Big Announcement- New Travel Plans in the Works!

August 18, 2011

Well folks, it’s that time again.  Time to start making really long to-do lists!  Why, you may ask?  Well as of September 28th I am starting my yearlong RTW working holiday trip.  Exciting stuff, especially considering it is a mere 41 days away!!!  So many travel plans! Where am I headed?  Starting off with a […]

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