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6 Things Moving Abroad Has Taught Me

Having just passed my eighteen month anniversary in Australia, I thought now would be an appropriate time to reflect on my journey thus far, and write about the things that moving abroad has taught me; the good the bad and the ugly. I’ve already written in depth about what life has been life for me […]

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The Art of Travel Writing

With my impending move to Sydney just a matter of weeks away, I attended a travel writing workshop on Saturday, with a view to hone and develop my travel writing skills so that I might venture into the world of travel blogging while in Australia. Run by Peter Carty, who, as founding editor of Time […]

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Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts

Shantaram is one of those books that I’ve meant to read for years. I don’t remember when I first heard about it, simply that it’s been recommended to me a number of times, particularly since starting my blog. Yet, up until recently, it remained on my shelf, gathering dust like my hundred-or-so other unread novels, […]

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