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Chengdu chill #blogjune 27

245am before we finally crawled into bed after foolishly booking late flight, which was delayed, then half an hour in taxi line before picking lunatic driver who said yes, yes, yes and took us in the wrong direction 😭 … 262 more words


China farewell #blogjune

Languishing in Nanjing airport. Blog June has fallen by the wayside as I’ve frantically raced to pack, ship, trash, clean, book flights, trains, hotels, cars, arrange gifts, attend farewells and send ‘last emails’. 223 more words


Review: Green Tortoise Hostel (Seattle)

I’ve written before about staying in hostels as a less-expensive, more enveloping option to travel housing, but the Green Tortoise in Seattle warrants its own review. 526 more words

How to Survive a Week in Alice Springs in the Height of Summer

“It’ll be hot up there.”

Sue told me, sweat already dripping down my back on that fine 36 degree Adelaide morning.

“You won’t have the sea breeze to cool you down.” 5,349 more words


Kia Ora: A Warm Welcome in New Zealand

January 13th 2016: Rotorua, New Zealand

I arrive in my dorm to the warmest of welcomes from Tone, a half-Maori guy who makes Base hostel his home during the working week.  204 more words


Adventures at the HI:Santa Monica

The spooky mist that had shrouded the palm trees upon our arrival into LA had disappeared by the time we woke up the following morning, luckily. 1,798 more words


Greece is the Word (Athens, part 1)

If you don’t yet know, at the beginning of February I started a new job at a real live private school.* It’s really great for a number of reasons… 487 more words