Travel

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Monument Valley: Have Rental, Will Travel

After two and a half months basking in a Pacific Northwest summer and reconnecting with New York, our US visas...

Montreal Old Port

Montreal, you surprised me

Montreal was not somewhere I’d expected to go on this trip. Then again, well over half of what I ultimately...

Manhattan at nightfall

Returning to New York

There’s just something about New York. A buzz, a hustle, a palpable energy radiating from the people around you. They...

Tacoma sunset

A summer in the Pacific Northwest

It’s easy to fall in love with the Pacific Northwest. This little piece of North America – roughly from the...

Travel planning

Travel plans, and how I can’t stick to them

Travel plans and I don’t tend to get along. I struggle to make them, and then as soon as I’ve...

Resort in Hoi An

Why I’m becoming a terrible backpacker

I’ve come to a realisation lately. Around 18 months ago I wrote a post ambitiously entitled Why I’ll be a...

27 of my favourite things about New Zealand

So that was it. 63 days after flying into New Zealand, I flew back out again. In the meantime I’d...

Backpack

Packing Cubes vs Hoboroll: the Battle for My Backpack

There are many great things about my backpack. It has the best harness I’ve ever used, it’s easy to secure,...

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