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3 Things I’ve Learnt About Myself During The Past 7 Weeks

Whilst I’ve always said that travel is one of the best forms of self-discovery, I had stopped thinking about this long ago, as I figured that change just happens gradually, and you noticed it down the line. But nothing has … Continue reading

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5 Regrets From Recent Travels

I’ve been all over the place these last 3 weeks, flitting from city to city in no discernible pattern, and have had a lot of fun doing it. But there are a few things I missed out on, which I’m … Continue reading

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Wait, What’s Up? – 5 Sweeping Generalisations Based On A Week In The US

I recently landed in Iceand after spending a bit of time in the United States of America, or ‘Murica, as I like to think all the Yanks call it. I’ve always had strong opinions when it comes to the US, … Continue reading

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My All-Too-Brief Love Affair With Iceland

There have been a lot of places I’ve visited where upon leaving I’ve said “I wish I’d had more time here”. But come tomorrow, I suspect none more so than Iceland. I’ve never fallen in love with a country so … Continue reading

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5 Reasons To Go On Exchange

If you’ve ever held a conversation with me for more than five seconds…

…you probably know that through 2011 and 2012 I spent a year on exchange in Freiburg, a little city (by German standards anyway, Australia would never dignify it with anything more than ‘town’) at the foot of the Black Forest. It was the best year of my life so far, and I was able to branch out and do a lot of stuff that I just wouldn’t have imagined was possible even after having travelled solo through the same country. So I figured I’d give you a few reasons as to why it’s a great idea. Continue reading

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“Getting sad about leaving?”

This is a tough one. I’ve been getting it a lot lately. There have been a few variations. “Gonna miss everyone?”, “Scared about being homesick?”, “Worried about not seeing your family?”. And it’s not that it’s a question that provokes … Continue reading

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You’re going to…. Iceland?

In the last couple of weeks I’ve been asked by several people WHY I’m going to Iceland. Sometimes it’s been genuine curiosity, people trying to understand what drew me to Iceland as opposed to somewhere similar like Sweden or Denmark, … Continue reading

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