In Indonesia, everyone’s a millionaire!

Sitting down to dinner tonight in Ubud, Indonesia, it dawned on Sel and I that Indonesia has no concept of what a millionaire is.

Why? Because 1,000,000 rupiah is the equivalent of about 96 Aussie bucks.

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10 things about America, by an Aussie

Here’s just a few observations from our first 3 weeks in the USA! Continue reading “10 things about America, by an Aussie”

11 Simple Travel Tips!

As part of the countdown to our adventure to the U.S that kicks off in only a few days time, I thought I’d share some simple travel tips. All of these are extremely simple: Continue reading “11 Simple Travel Tips!”

A taste of Thai

Here’s a quick peek at some of my favourite snaps from several trips to Thailand over the past few years.

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Live like a tourist

I came across this wonderful blog and a post title got me thinking. Why don’t I live my life like I do when I travel? Continue reading “Live like a tourist”

The day I met my Iranian family

27… 29… 31 Redwood Drive. This must be the house. The scribble on my notepad says so. No cars out front, not that I would know what they drive, or if they drive. Continue reading “The day I met my Iranian family”

Bewitchingly Burmese

Sel and I ventured around the gorgeous countryside of Myanmar for a month in 2013. Continue reading “Bewitchingly Burmese”

Twelve things that tantalise this traveller’s tastebuds

What is it about travelling that really grabs my attention? Here’s just twelve of many, many reasons:

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Be the fire…

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “A Moment in Time.”

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The smallest interactions generate the largest echoes

November, 2013. I was wandering around the streets of Yangon, Myanmar (aka Burma). Continue reading “The smallest interactions generate the largest echoes”