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What’s It Like to Explore Scotland With Haggis Adventures?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how much I loved exploring the Hebrides with Haggis Adventures. Scotland was already one of my favourite places in the world and a place where I spent some of the best vacations of my childhood, and my trip to the Hebrides with Haggis Adventures just validated that Deep…

Hopping Around the Hebrides With Haggis Adventures

I’ve been feeling the ‘Deep Scottish Love’ since I was seven years old. That was the year that I was introduced to Scotland in a trip that featured sitting on a canon outside a 13th-century castle (Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull — still one of my favourites!) and my younger brother trying to…

Queuing at Wimbledon: How To Get Into Centre Court (and Have Fun Doing It)

Nobody queues quite like the British, and nowhere do they do it better than at Wimbledon. This oldest of Grand Slams has moved into the 21 st century in leaps and bounds in the last 10 years with a highly-publicised move to equal prize money in 2007 and a brand-new roof on Centre Court to…

My 13 Best Photos of 2013

It’s the time of year that all bloggers start trotting out their “best of” posts to show off what they’ve been up to during the year. Since 2013 was quite an eventful year for me–one where I quit my job and travelled to 13 countries, only 4 of which I’d visited before–I felt that, of…

Photo of the Week: On the Path to Victory

For someone that hasn’t played tennis in a year and a half, I’ve done pretty well at the Grand Slams this year. In Australia, I watched Novak Djokovic defeat Stan Wawrinka in an epic 5-setter that took over 5 hours to finish (and also conveniently finished only 5 hours before my flight home to Brisbane).…

Photo of the Week: A Stroll Past the Humber Bridge

My trip to Europe this year has been a good mixture of new and old. You’ve probably seen a lot of the “new” if you’ve been reading this blog in the last month as I recount the fun times I had in Lapland. However, I haven’t really mentioned the “old,” the things that are so…

Photo of the Week: The Calm Before the Storm

Last week, I headed down to London on a last-minute, two-day trip. My plans for the week had changed and I’d seen a few events on that I wanted to go to, so I figured why not? It’s not often that I get the chance to just “pop down to London for a few days”…

My Next Challenge: The Three Peaks Challenge…Twice

This week, I won’t be posting a Photo of the Week. Instead, I have an announcement that will hopefully result in many more photos in a few months’ time! In May of 2007, I took on a challenge. Only a few weeks after finishing my final exams, I was on my way up Snowdon, the…

So I Quit My Job…

I’ve been itching to tell you guys something for a while. First, visa restrictions got in the way — specifically, the clause in my Australian 856 permanent residency visa that said that if I quit my job within 2 years of getting my visa, I could face an investigation and possible loss of my permanent…

Six Months of Instagram: Part 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how much I love Instagram. I had stopped using my phone for photos prior to Instagram; I just didn’t see the point when I usually had a better camera with me to record the moment. Now I have thousands of photos stored on my little memory card, many…
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