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Working Holiday Tips: Bank Accounts Abroad

November 12, 2013

Back in 2010 I started my working holiday in sunny Sydney, Australia.  I was young, hopeful, excited for a fresh start in a beautiful city halfway around the world from ‘real life.’  I knew there were heaps of things to get in order.  I had to get a TFN (tax file number), find a place […]

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The Best of Western Australia in Photos

July 31, 2013

In 2011 I spent a grand total of 7 months both living in and travelling around Australia.  One of the highlights of my travels was getting to experience the rugged and seemingly untouched beauty of Western Australia.  I experienced everything from the unique Pinnacles Desert, the delicious wineries of Margaret River and the crystal clear […]

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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 49: Indian Ocean Sunset

June 1, 2012

Outside Kalbarri, Western Australia February 2011

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Photo Friday! Week 46: Bennett’s Beach

May 11, 2012

Bennetts Beach, Hawks Nest, NSW, Australia October 2011

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Photo Friday! Week 40: Kookaburra

March 30, 2012

Kookaburra in Tea Gardens, NSW, Australia October 2011

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6 Months on the Road

March 28, 2012

Half a year.  6 months.  26 weeks.  182 days.  4,368 hours.  262,080 minutes.  15,724,800 seconds.  No matter what way you look at it – it’s been a long time since I left Toronto on that overcast afternoon on September the 28th.  The idea of 6 months on the road seemed as if it was an […]

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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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Photo Friday! Week 32: London Arch

January 27, 2012

London Arch Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia March 2011 (In honour of Australia Day, yesterday!)

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