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A year ago today I said farewell to the dollar-sucking, food-heaven, all-round chaos that was New York City and prepared myself for another change of tax systems and flag. I may not be heading back to Australia but Canada feels closer, even if Toronto is still two flights and 15,558km away.
After almost two years in New York City if I've learnt any important life lessons that don't involve avoiding sidewalk liquids it is that the best things about this city happen with a moments notice and you need to be ready to hurl yourself head first into whatever goodness is coming your way.
Precision is one of my favourite things, so when you begin your morning with a well choreographed battle sequence in Game of Thrones and end it with the timing and staging perfection of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo you can look back and think, damn, that was a good day.
Phone priorities when visiting a new destination: 1. Fog of World 2. Everything else
Five years ago I fumbled through my luggage at Sydney airport, desperately trying to reduce weight in the two staircases that would begin this journey. From those two suitcases marking the beginning of Whistler, to the seventeen boxes that followed me to New York City, to the furniture I can
A year ago today I upped the ante on my overseas living adventure, adding 3,434km to the 12,545km I placed between myself and home and landed in a city I could never have imagined I would be living. New York City. If someone had asked me if I
June 2015 - Florida There's not a whole lot going on in Palm Beach, well not compared with the chaos of the last 4 days. Sleep ins and pool times are assumed daily activities and there has been lots of sitting around waiting for one of the three travellers left
June 2015 - Florida I admit it, on my second morning I felt guilty for having dumped my parents for the first day of our vacation for friends and craziness. I think that's what got me out of bed, because I could have stayed in bed till lunchtime like the
June 2015 - Florida So what happens when two local friends, two not so local friends and yours truly take on Disney for my birthday? A night filled with drinking, tiaras, light up wands and a memory of a sing-a-long to Journey's Don't Stop Believing in the queue for the
June 2015 - Florida I wasn't going to blog about today until my plane on final approach into Orlando airport accelerated, ever increasing its altitude. It finally landed short time later, just not in the intended destination. The good news is I got to see the Daytona 500 race track,