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St Patrick’s Day Abroad

This is my 3rd year in a row being outside of Ireland for St Patrick’s Day, by far my favorite holiday of the year. Christmas, Easter, Halloween, New years…all fun but Paddy’s day beats them all hands down! It is…

Loving Travel, Loving Life

Fellow Blogger Travel with Papino recently blogged about travel bliss, a rare moment when the outside world seems distant and all you can do is bask in your surroundings. Be it someplace exotic, a moment with good friends, or a…

Love to You, and You and YOU!

I just read a heartwarming blog post by fellow blogger Aaron, over at Blue Eyes in Korea, about how he asked his drama class to write Christmas cards to his Grandfather in which they talked about themselves and about what…

Diversity is the spice of life

Some Kimchi with your Turkey, Ajamma? Another cocktail or an Ice-cream Miss Clause? Some more fish stew with that Injera, Miss? With Christmas just around the corner, I am suddenly left reminiscing about all the other Christmas’ spent abroad in…

I have a degree, GET ME OUTTA HERE.

What do you mean you DON’T want to eat beans on toast for the rest of your life??! I hear ya, I hear ya! You’ve just graduated and you are DELIGHTED. You slaved away for 3 months writing a thesis…

17 wineries, 84 wines and 1 smelly cheese shop.

Ahhh wine tasting. My favourite hobby on a friday night. So you can imagine my excitement at the thought of spending a WHOLE weekend tasting wine. This post will not be all that informative…we did not learn a whole lot…

The GREAT Ocean Road

As luck would have it, the day we arrived in Torquay was the first day of the Bells Beach Rip Curl Pro with famous surfers, including the likes of Kelly Slater, Tom Curren and Steph Gilmore.

Just keep picking, just keep picking…

First impressions were dire. The accomodation was infested with vermin, the beds were rusty and the rooms smelled rotten. The only water we had was from a tank and came out murky brown.

Guinness, Trucks and Antique cups

The Dad was a monster truck fanatic who recently purchased a T908 Kenworth ‘show truck’ for the, ahem, bargain price of 400,000 dollars!

Pirates of the Pacific!

“Arrgh me mateys! Lets commandeer this ship!!” one of the lads roared as we all shouted “Arrrr” right back at him,laughing hysterically.

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