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It's March again!

Remember that ad a few years ago where the Dad is dancing to “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? The camera pulls back and the kids look really sad, because it’s a back-to-school sale ad. 452 more words


charlie's world isn't home right now

I guess it’s been a while since I’ve published a blog post. While wondering “where winter is” here in the Pacific Northwest, time has been passing nicely for me. 384 more words


Saving. You can dooooo iiiiiit!

When thinking about travelling, we are often easily deterred by the financial aspect. “How the *&#*^!@ will I ever be able to afford this?!” we find ourselves wondering (*cue: loud, empathetic sighs and also confused murmering because I just used too many icons as a substitute for the word that I’m sure we were all thinking*.) I’m not here to say that saving money is an easy task, but in my experience, it is not an impossible one! 677 more words


Save, travel, eat, sleep, repeat...

I’m Danielle. I’m 23 years old, and am a self confessed travel addict who is currently posing as a waitress. I am a Brisbane girl, but at heart, I’m totally elsewhere *imagine: harp-reminiscing-theme-sound*. 338 more words


Chiang Mai

We arrived in Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand last Friday, and had an amazing few days exploring the city. The old town is enclosed within city walls and a beautiful moat with lots of fountains which means that you always have a nice view when walking around. 430 more words


A cook system – and a spirited idea for a stove

For most of us when we’re camping, boiling speed isn’t that important – we just sit patiently and take in the view, which is exactly what we should be doing. 977 more words


Jesus on the Appalachian Trail

I spent the very first week of 2015 backpacking with my brother and a friend on the Appalachian Trail.

I was totally and completely ill prepared for the adventure: I packed to wrong food; I wore the wrong clothes; I didn’t really know how to use my burner; I was waaaay out of shape. 464 more words