Category Archives: Travel

Putting my camera into manual mode [My very first photography class]

Five months ago I became the owner of my first DSLR camera. And in those 5 months I have taken a handful of ‘nice’ photos using the camera on its automatic setting. But that’s it. Six weeks in NYC is … Continue reading

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A New York winter, and my first AirBNB experience [Weeks 1 & 2…]

Before we left Australia, we organised an apartment to stay in for our first week in the city. Once we arrived and were able to have a look at some other places, we’d make a decision on whether to stay … Continue reading

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I’m baaaaaaccccckkkk [New York, New York… it’s a hell of a town]

I’m back! In the USA that is! Crazy, right? I haven’t blogged in a year, and life has been pretty insane! I’ve spent the last year focusing on uni and I’m FINALLY 3 subjects (count ’em, 1… 2… 3…!) away … Continue reading

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The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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Crazy experiences with Intercourse [PA, that is]

I went to Intercourse this weekend. It’s somewhere that I’ve always wanted to go. I mean, how could you not want to go there? Are you snickering yet? On Saturday morning I flew to Philadelphia to meet up with my … Continue reading

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It’s my city – I’m the King of New York!

It was time to go back. There is something about New York City that drags me in. 90% of it is probably Broadway. I can’t go to New York without seeing a Broadway show. It’s part of who I am. … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation – Day 6 – Universal New Years Eve

Do you remember that one time I went to Florida? Yeah, me either. It was so long ago. I was just thinking about how I have finally passed the 8-month mark of my time in the US, and realised that … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation Day 5 – West Coast Style [Clearwater Beach]

After our first attempt at a day at the beach was foiled, we finally headed off to the west coast of Florida. As the driver, I made the plans, and decided that we would drive first to Ellenton Premium outlets, … Continue reading

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Florida Day 4 – Seaworld in a Wheelchair…

I went to Florida. Remember? I know, it’s been over a month since I got back, but January has gone quickly, and I’ve finally found time to try and put the last few days in Florida on my blog! By … Continue reading

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OH CANADA! [One short day in Quebec City]

I signed up for a class with Mass Bay community college back in December. For the au pair visa, you need to take classes worth 6 credits to fulfill the visa requirements. A lot of au pairs take English classes, … Continue reading

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