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The little adventures of Jo! Travel with me on my overdue gap year around the world :)


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A Year Later...

Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | Views [598]

A year ago, I was in a small Nepali village called Junbesi, in the foothills of the Himalayas. My picture of life had been completely distorted then. I was beginning to part ways with my partner of nearly 4 years, someone I had relied on for comfort ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

"Beautiful things don't ask for attention."

Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | Views [1369]

I just finished Walter Mitty. Although it's not one of my favourite movies, I do like it. A few of my friends recommended that I watch it because he travels to some gorgeous places of the world, in it. I didn't really quite know what to expect. He ... Read more >

Tags: nepal, reflections, trekking


Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | Views [695]

I miss Rio. http://vimeo.com/61551896

Tags: australia, reflections


Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | Views [504]

This time last year I think I was having an impromptu big night out with my new friend Marianne in Montreal. Today, I spent my night with a run, cooking and doing CPD.  In a couple of days, I would have been in NYC last year. I definitely miss ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

All About the Moolah?

Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | Views [835]

I attended a friend's birthday gathering this weekend. I didn't know a lot of the people there personally but my friend, being so impressed with my travelling, didn't hesitate to share what I did last year with everyone I met. I think most people didn't ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections


Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Views [623]

I miss Istanbul. I miss their amazing breakfasts. I miss the cay that's always there. I miss tiny cups of potent coffee served in fancy silverware. I miss the fresh bread that's so easily attainable. I miss being fed all this awesome tasting food for ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cities, reflections

Live Without a Car

Saturday, 8 Feb 2014 | Views [669]

That is my current challenge. Before coming back to Brisbane, I'd decided that I'd like to avoid owning a car mainly because of the costs associated with having one, especially when it's not being used daily. A lot of people think it's quite a challenge ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

Back in Brisbane

Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | Views [544]

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. TS Eliot How apt is this quote from the great TS Eliot? It's my first day back in Brisbane. It might be ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

Last night in Brisbane!

Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | Views [323]

Slightly overwhelmed would be an understatement but the bag is packed and ready to go. Flight leaves at 11.15am tomorrow! :-X

Tags: home

Only 5 more days to go!

Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | Views [1199]

It's unbelievable how quickly time flies. I think the two weeks in Malaysia have just skyrocketed past me. Celebrating Chinese New Year was great fun with the usual lion dances, noisy firecrackers and too much food. More importantly, it was wonderful ... Read more >



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