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Latest passport stamp: Malaysia.  Posted on 04/30/2014
Our latest trip is officially under our belt: eight days in Malaysia. It feels mandatory to travel to Southeast Asia when you’re living in Australia – given that it’s “so close” over here. A mere 8-hour...
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New Zealand, at last.  Posted on 01/28/2014
We wrapped up 2013 with a bang: a 14-day trip to New Zealand. My personal once-in-a-lifetime, dream trip, we attempted to cram a LOT in, and were somehow successful. We decided to make this a group trip with the first friends we met in...
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The race that stops the nation.  Posted on 11/17/2013
Aussies are always looking for an excuse to party. So naturally, when the Melbourne Cup horse race is on every first Tuesday in November, game. on. Melbourne Cup is the Kentucky Derby of Australia. It’s such a massive cause for...
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Just a little jaunt over to Fiji.  Posted on 10/24/2013
I’m about to say something I may never be able to say again in my life: We just got back from Fiji. Man. Gets me every time. Probably the biggest reason I love living in Australia is how wonderfully exotic this country’s...
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What You Need To Know Before Traveling By Campervan  Posted on 09/30/2013
Earlier this year, we went to Tasmania and had a glorious time traveling all over the state in a campervan. Who would travel for 8 days in a vehicle that you drive, sleep and eat in? Tons of people, apparently – campers are...
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ONE WHOLE YEAR.  Posted on 09/28/2013
Well guys, we’ve made it. We’ve officially celebrated our one year Aussieversary. Whoa. I remember thinking twelve months ago, ‘I hope in a year we’re totally settled and happy and not still waiting for our...
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Our sweet new wheels.  Posted on 09/10/2013
We are now the not-so-proud owners of a 2002 Daewoo Lanos. BOOM. While we’ve very much enjoyed the car-free lifestyle of urban Sydney living, Mike’s work schedule of random 4 a.m. and 11 p.m. experiments started to make us feel...
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Eating my way through Sydney.  Posted on 08/18/2013
This week, something terrible happened. I discovered chub on my body in a place where no chub has ever made a home before. Could it be a function of aging? Sure (since turning 31 last month I’ve had a bum foot, bum shoulder and...
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An introduction to the Aussie work world.  Posted on 07/18/2013
I have to apologize. If I gave you the impression this story was over, that life is totally normal now and there’s nothing more to see here, well…my bad. That’s not true. The fact is I got a real job and kind of threw...
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The cure for homesickness.  Posted on 05/19/2013
Last Sunday was rough. It was Mother’s Day and I seriously ached for my mommy. The skies were overcast, we had no plans for the day, and it all became a perfect storm for one of the most brutal bouts of homesickness I’ve felt...
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  • Laurachristian
    Laurachristian 09 September 2014 12:18:10

    Love your blog-hilarious!!

  • longlong 28 January 2013 09:16:10

    sounds great lol

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