I could sit here and tell you a million reasons why I think everybody should get out and explore at least once in their life. Whether that means exploring your own city, or hopping on a plane and travel the world. Whichever you decide, you won’t regret it. You’ll also learn so much about yourself and the world around you! Russell and I recently returned home to Australia from spending a month in Japan. I had never been to…

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Happy Birthday to me! I’m 25 years old today. Woohoo! I’ve always loved my birthday. If you had asked me where I would be spending my 25th birthday, I definitely wouldn’t have said in hot, dusty, desert Australia – Alice Springs! But here I am. I wasn’t sure what to post about on my birthday. I knew I wanted something to go up today, for me to look back on in years to come when my…

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The older I get, the more I wish I could write a letter to my younger self. I was always a very shy child. I never introduced myself or spoke up voluntarily. In high school I was always that ‘loser’ kid. Sure, I had friends. But I was never in the sought after popular crowd. I was okay with that. I had no desire to party and spend my weekends drinking. That stage in my…

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Travelling can be an expensive way of life, especially if you prefer the luxury of staying in 5 star hotels and eating like a king while you’re seeing the world. The temptation is real, to walk into every store you see, buy all the souvenirs you don’t need, and spend hundreds of dollars on presents for every single person you know. I enjoy shopping when I’m travelling. I love finding cool places that sell things…

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