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    What Did You Call Me?

    I ate lunch with this Swedish guy in Manly after my day playing Gidget on the surf. We were chatting about our individual trips; he was trying to convince me the sun does actually shine in Sweden and that their country embraces Stieg Larsson. I described my road trip down the coast and talked about […]

    December 15, 2011 3 Comments Live a Little
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    Trading Places: Aussie Hostels

    Staying in hostels, called “backpackers”, is a great way to save money in expensive Australia. If you pick the right ones, they can be really nice experiences and a great way to make new friends and to fully experience Australia’s board and bar lifestyle. Also, the WiFi connections are surprisingly always better in hostel common […]

    December 15, 2011 3 Comments Live a Little
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    Crowded for A Reason: 5 East Coast Aussie Attractions Worth The Company They Keep

    Finding Nemo on The Great Barrier Reef I flew into the northern city of Cairns, which is the most popular launchpad to dive the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is basically beach town with no beach, but its chill energy and sunny disposition made it a surprising favorite on my road trip down the coast. Other […]

    December 15, 2011 2 Comments Travel
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    Australia: Fact or Fiction?

    Have some preconceptions about our neighbors Down Under, mate? Let’s bolster and bust some myths about the land of golden shoulders, koala bears, flat whites, ex cons and Crocodile Dundee. Locals wear Akubra hats only in the movies… FICTION: You’ll spot much of this iconic millinery around the country. It could be sported by an […]

    December 15, 2011 6 Comments Travel
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    Sweat Play Leave – Not Enough Time on The Island of The Gods

    Elizabeth Gilbert made it feel romantic. Julia Roberts made it look easy. However, riding your bike through the rice fields of Bali is not for the faint of heart…or the faint of sole. We arrived during the wet, just as the rice had been harvested and farmers were starting to burn their fields for replanting […]

    December 13, 2011 4 Comments Travel