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The Fear of Telling My Work Mates

I’m sitting outside, beer in one hand cheese and kabana in the other talking away about all things geeky and IT related and a thought pops into my head. The alcohol somehow bringing the repressed thought to the forefront right when you don’t require it. How do I tell these colleagues of mine that I’m leaving? Like many others all over the world, I was celebrating my work christmas party. […]


Telling Mum Your Leaving

My decision to travel and working out where to go on my first steps into backpacking territory were a piece of cake compared to the next obstacle i would cross. Breaking the news to the family that I was going to travel. Well lets be honest its breaking the news to your mum that’s what you fear most. The way I see it your brother or sister are likely to […]


Where to Go

When I was still toying with the idea of traveling overseas and possibly working I was split on where to go. How do you decide what part of the great big world you want to see first? Do you think of places your friends had been too. Or do you draw ideas from internet forums, TV, movies and the like. Being that I live in Australia if your not seeing […]


My first mistake in planning to travel

GREAT I said to myself I’m going traveling around the world like I had dreams of so many times before. It was then I did what everybody does. I jumped on Google and like someone trying to diagnose their illness online, attempted to find a road map someone else had planned and solved for me. First point of call was the lonely planet website. They make all these guide books […]


Why I have decided to travel

Travel… that elusive beast that you think “hey I would love to do that”. Then reality sets in and you switch over to thinking no I could never do that its all too hard. I once thought that too. Hell it still scares the bejesus out of me thinking of all the parts I need to get organized before I go. I’ll let you in on a secret though, its […]