Prologue: The world is calling

In 2012 I gave up everything to set out on an itinerary-less eight month adventure treking around Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. My motto was travel until I run out of money, or until I find some place I like so much I can’t leave. Seven years later, and the travel bug has struck again. Here’s how it all started…

Traveling Tasmania

Tasmania. The name itself is enough to conjure up images of vast wilderness, ravaging devils and untamed cavemen. Tasmania has held mystique in my mind ever since I was introduced to the Tasmania Devil cartoon character as a kinderbop. In all rights, who wouldn’t be fascinated with a place that homes Continue Reading

Five Steps to Becoming Australian

1. Abbreviate, abbreviate, abbreviate.When in doubt just cut the last few syllables out from a word and you will sound unforgettably Aus. Here are a few of the key abreves you need to learn: university=unimosquitoes=mossiesvegetables=vegbreakfast=brekky  Even city and tram signs for Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market read Queen Vic Market. If the government Continue Reading