HOW I SAVED MONEY TO TRAVEL – MY SIMPLE TIPS AND TRICKS

HOW I SAVED MONEY TO TRAVEL – MY SIMPLE TIPS AND TRICKS

  There is no fate that plans men's lives. Whatever comes to us, good or bad, is usually the result of our own action or lack of action. – Herbert N. Casson   In just a few weeks, I will be embarking on a long awaited journey that will end in London! I am so freakin' excited that it is finally happening. I've looked forward to and prepared for this trip for some time now and it feels surreal to see all the planning and preparation come together! When we initially made this…Read more …
I WENT ON AN OVERSEAS STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM AND WHY YOU SHOULD, TOO

I WENT ON AN OVERSEAS STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM AND WHY YOU SHOULD, TOO

If you are looking for reasons to go on an overseas student exchange program, read on. It’s no secret that I love to travel. And if I need to, I am more than comfortable taking off on a trip on my own. But when and how did I figure this out? I grew up in a family that didn’t travel for reasons other than work so that wasn’t it. So what got me started? My first overseas trip was to Dubai for six months. I did it at the random suggestion of my…Read more …
MY FAVORITE WIDE LEG PANTS FOR AUTUMN (OR SPRING) THIS YEAR

MY FAVORITE WIDE LEG PANTS FOR AUTUMN (OR SPRING) THIS YEAR

I'll be sporting many a wide leg slacks this autumn! While it's all about the sun for now in Oz, autumn is not too far away. Soon, I'll be packing away the shorts, t-shirts and thongs (also known as flip flops :) ) and what best to replace them with but these gorgeous wide leg slacks! These 70s inspired slacks are sticking around in many closets from when they first appeared as an alternative to skinny jeans a couple of years ago! The classic has received a make over with statement prints and…Read more …
WHY I QUIT MY JOB

WHY I QUIT MY JOB

So this is it, the day has finally arrived!  Four weeks ago I arrived at work with a very important letter nestled in my bag. This letter marked the beginning of the end. I was nervous, and I won’t deny that I spent the entire day second guessing my decision. Was it too early? Should I wait couple more weeks? I could still back out. But deep down, I knew the time had come to jump. And jump I did! I handed in my notice at work. For the first time I will…Read more …
CANBERRA NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL 2015

CANBERRA NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL 2015

Food, glorious food! If there's one thing I associate with February in Canberra, it's food, because that's the month of the National Multicultural Festival. I take my 'job' as a foodie seriously and would never miss spending a day surrounded by one of my favourite things. This is not something I take lightly. There's a plan and there are rules that must be adhered to. Plan: Get there at lunchtime and don't skip breakfast, but don't fill up on breakfast either.  Rule: Focus on foods not easily found around town, or I can make at home. Also…Read more …