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Decisions: Endings, Beginnings, and Everything In-between

We in the global west have an odd relationship with change. We tend to assume that what is, will always be, be it good or bad or somewhere in between; however, what I’ve come to realise, slowly and sometimes painfully, is more in line with eastern traditions and that is, that the only constant in… Read More Decisions: Endings, Beginnings, and Everything In-between

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Christmas in Australia: Decking the Halls with…Eucalyptus?

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the treetops glisten and children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow The Christmas season is upon us and I’m feeling…not so Christmas-y. You see this will be the first Christmas I have ever spent away from my hometown… Read More Christmas in Australia: Decking the Halls with…Eucalyptus?

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5 Reasons to Visit Western Australia

When foreigners think of Australia, the first thing to come to mind is Sydney. While, I can’t begrudge the famous opera house’s place in the international community’s travel dreams, what I will never understand is why so few travelers ever make it to Western Australia. Yes, the east coast has most of Australia’s population, but… Read More 5 Reasons to Visit Western Australia

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Kangaroo Korma: Ethical Meat Consumption

A couple of weeks ago I visited the Kangaroo Haven in Kununurra, Western Australia. It was a wonderful experience where I got to squeal with delight as I cuddled joeys and watched them happily chugging away at their bottles. There was little Norris, the 6-month-old wallaby who thought he was a big red with how… Read More Kangaroo Korma: Ethical Meat Consumption

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From Perth to Darwin: An Australian Road Trip

And that’s a wrap! As of today, my great Australian road trip is over. Over the past 72 days, we have driven over 8,000 kilometers, crossed 34 rivers, seen 11 gorges, and gotten bitten by an innumerable number of bugs. I am ending this trip a tanner, tougher, more weathered version of myself. My heels… Read More From Perth to Darwin: An Australian Road Trip