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We could have been seeing this in South Africa next month!

7 Ways To Survive When You’re Not Traveling

Although I’m thoroughly enjoying the fresh challenges of working full-time and it’s great to be earning money again, the realization that we’re not going to be traveling in the next few months is really starting to set in and it […]

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World Class Ice Skating In Melbourne

Going ice skating at the Rockefeller Center Ice Rink in New York City was one of the top items on Amy’s 25 Before 25 List. We had planned to be there on opening weekend (which coincided with our last weekend […]

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Photo Friday #36: Melbourne Skyline At Night

On the eve of Kieron starting his new job we spent the night in Melbourne and took this photo of the city skyline overlooking the Yarra River. You can see the Rialto Towers on the left and Flinders Street Station on the right and it’s beauty like this that makes us love our home city so much!

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Photo Friday #35: Australian Emu

Think of Australian animals and cuddly creatures such as kangaroos, koalas and wombats probably come to mind. But what you might not know is that sharing Australia’s Coat of Arms with the red kangaroo is the emu – Australia’s national bird.

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Choosing Life (And A Dream Job) Over Travel

Just over a week ago it was proudly announced on our Facebook Page that we were going to New Zealand for the first time in April. After the flights were booked we immediately started researching potential activities and compiled an […]

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Meeting The Local Monkeys At Batu Caves

The Batu Caves, located seven miles north of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India. Renowned for the 140-foot gold statue of Murugan and the 272 concrete steps up to the temple […]

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Photo Friday #34: Filipino Banka Outrigger Fishing Boat

We took this photo of a traditional fishing boat in the Philippines, better known as a banka. These boats are prevalent right throughout the country (they are also used for tourists who want to go island hopping) and this was one of the more modern bankas that we saw while in Cebu.

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Amy’s 25 Before 25 List: A Recap

Before leaving on our big trip last year I challenged myself to achieve 25 awesome things before my 25th birthday. Earlier in March I celebrated my 25th birthday. So after the celebrations I reviewed my 25 Before 25 list and […]

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