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The Problem With Making Decisions On Travel Is…

Travel is an all-consuming all desiring addiction that many of us suffer from enjoy and that’s why making decisions about it are so difficult. The allure of something new, something foreign, something to satisfy that feeling is a drug you can pursue for your entire life. But it’s not the dream that makes decisions so difficult, no no. The problem with decisions for a travel addict is choice. Many of […]


A New Beginning

Since starting this site in December of 2009 I’ve backpacked solo around Europe, lived the expat life in London and spent time living in Belgium and Ireland while trying to work out what to do next. In all that time I’ve seen an experienced some amazing things and I’d do it all again in a heartbeat, it was without a doubt a defining moment in my life. During that time […]


Becoming An Expat In My Own Country

A lot of “travellers” talk of reverse culture shock on returning home after taking off to travel, while others just fear coming home all together. It’s as if returning home means coming home defeated, destined to fall back into your old ways and never re-adjusting. I’ve gone back and forth on the dilemma for a while now given I’ve returned to my beloved Australia and to be honest I just […]


Holiday On The Sunshine Coast This Year

The Sunshine Coast, located north of Brisbane is the holiday destination you always wanted to visit but never knew existed. At least that’s been my experience after spending the last few days exploring this fabulous region of Queensland. Most people associate the Sunshine Coast with relaxed family holidays or romantic couple getaways what with the likes of Australia Zoo, Underwater World and Noosa calling the area home. And they would […]


Things To Do In Kerry

When you talk about the things you could do in Kerry it’s impossible not to mention the Dingle and Iveragh Peninsulas. Although most of you probably know the Iveragh Peninsula by the tourist road that surrounds it, the Ring of Kerry. Their notoriety as tourist attractions is well-known and in my mind rightly deserved haven experienced them myself. The Dingle Peninsula’s two big attractions outside of the town that bears […]


Things To Do In Dublin

It is the gateway to Ireland for many looking to make the trip to the Emerald Isle. Whether it’s the starting point for a bigger road trip around the country or a weekend break I hope the following things to do in Dublin (Baile Átha Cliath) can help you to explore the city and most of all enjoy it as much as I have. The below of course isn’t a […]