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Thaintro – Koh Phi Phi & Maya Bay Overnight

Day 1 – Welcome to Koh Phi Phi! After an amazing 9 days on Thaintro it was time to continue the adventure on the other side of the Gulf of Thailand. We left Koh Phangan at 6AM and began our 8-hour journey (ferry-bus-ferry) across to Koh Phi Phi. Koh Phi Phi Island is the highlight of many travellers when they go to Thailand. The Phi Phi Island group is known for it’s tropical beaches, stunning rock formations, turquoise waters and…

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Bali, Indonesia – Uluwatu, Gili Trawangan & Ubud

A popular destination for all style of travellers; surfers, yogis, beach bums, party animals, foodies and scuba diving addicts; Bali, Indonesia has been on my bucket list since the travel bug bit. Bali is easily accessible from Australia; 6 hours by plane from Melbourne & Sydney, 3 ½ hour from Perth & 2 ½ hours from Darwin – due to that it is quite common for travellers to find themselves spontaneously booking flights to this tropical state of mind. With…

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Australia

Life on the other side of the pond…

As mentioned in my previous post, before I arrived in Sydney, Australia I had the opportunity to stopover in Los Angeles, CA to visit a life long friend and relive my childhood at Universal Studios Hollywood. Predicted hours before even seeing Scott, I knew the evening would be an absolute riot. After he picked me up from the Tourism Australia “The Americas” head office downtown LA, we ventured further into the city. With a ZipCar as our form of transportation…

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Australia Round Three – Third Times a Charm Right?

It’s been a while since I have last connected with you all about what I have been up to lately. I feel as though this is the perfect post to start up my blogging craze again.  Following my return from the “Best Jobs in the World” competition this past June 2013, I was immediately off on another adventure; an adventure very different than “Best Jobs.” I was off to Boston, Washington D.C, NYC and New Jersey for three weeks as…

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