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Posts from 1+ Years of Travel

50,000 miles, 23 countries, 5 continents... and almost 2 years later. I've left the corporate world (and the US) to experience life.
The nighttime howl of a hound dog kept me awake last night.  It pulled at my heart strings and sent my own dogs (Chewie and Rula, my house sitting mates...
A few weeks ago at the Nelson airport, something strange happened… and by strange, I mean amazing.  When checking in for my flight, I wasn’t asked for a ticket or...
I was nervous about my trip to Christchurch, New Zealand.  The more people I talked to, the more I regretted having booked a 10-day house sit there.  “There’s not much...
It had just rained torrentially for 5 days straight in Cairns, Australia.  Even for a rainforest’s standards, the volume was record-breaking.  The Cairns Community Facebook Page was overloaded with locals...
New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world.  I remember my older brother talking about his trip here in the early 90’s and what stayed with me...
In the land of sugar cane, crocodiles and the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia has a hidden gem:  the Cairns Yacht Club (or CYC as it’s referred to).  An inconspicuous boatshed...
Flying 1,000ft over the NE corner of Tasmania and banking left towards Flinders Island in a 1978 4-seater Cessna, it occurred to me how little I had known about Tasmania...