Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

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J.C’s Australian Daydream

What do you do when you’ve witnessed the “seedier” side of your chosen profession? Well, if you ask James Cole, you formulate a new plan. You pack it in, pack it up and head out on an adventure. J.C’s Australian Daydream is a collection of his writings and photographs taken while traveling around his home [...]

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LandLopers: Experiencing the World On a Budget

Though some may argue the point, “travel” does not revolve solely around backpacking. On the contrary, and Matt Long has proof. He enjoys hotels, resorts, not making his own bed, lounging by the pool and a few other “cushy” amenities. He also does it on a budget. LandLopers is a great place for “how it’s [...]

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30 Before 30

Angie Banicki is a publicist in Hollywood who, when she set off to travel the world, got her friends (some of them noted celebrities) to give her their personal travel tips. An unusual but entertaining read.

Adventure Rob

Rob has been travelling the world since early 2009, when he left his home in Portsmouth, England for a life of travel and adventure.

Miss Travel Girl

Miss Travel Girl is the blog of Rachel, a sufferer of a syndrome that causes both slow progression of blindness and deafness. She is travelling the world to appreciate as much as possible while she still has usable vision.

A Little Adrift

Life looked good for Shannon — she had a well-paying job, a nice place in Los Angeles, and was starting to get some acting auditions — but then she hit the wall. She’s putting that life on hold for a round the world travel adventure, which has already taken her through Australia, Asia and into Europe.

Living Large on a Small Budget: Interview with Nora Dunn

If you’ve ever dreamed of quitting your job, selling your stuff and setting off to travel the world, it may be comforting to know that others have treaded that path before you.

Take Nora Dunn, for example. In 2006, she set out to travel the world with her boyfriend, Kelly. Three years later, they’re still travelling, and Nora has just published her first book. In this interview, Nora talks about what inspired her to set out to travel, some of the downsides of long-term travel, and her new book.

12 Hidden Gems: Great Destinations that Caught Us by Surprise

If places we expect much of sometimes disappoint, the inverse is also true. Today, travellers share about places they visited that turned out to be hidden gems.

From the very obscure to the well-known, each of these travel tales attests to the fact that the best moments in travel catch you by surprise.

The Professional Hobo

In 2006, Nora Dunn decided to trade in her comfortable life as a financial planner to travel the world with her partner, Kelly. Their travels have taken them through the United States, Canada, Thailand and Australia, amongst other places.

Flashpacking Life

Curtis and Lindsie are on a round-the-world flashpacking adventure through Southeast Asia, Australia and Europe.

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