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

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Merry Christmas!

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 | Views [511]

It's Christmas night here in KK, Malaysia, and everyone has gone to bed. It is merely 10.30pm and bedtime is usually at midnight - earliest! I can't believe it as much as I can't believe it's actually Christmas. Time really does fly... I'm celebrating ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, family, malaysia, reflections


Hometown

MALAYSIA | Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | Views [408]

I'm currently back in my hometown, Kota Kinabalu, on the Borneon side of Malaysia. It's been a little over seven months since I left Brisbane to travel the world. I was reflecting on my travels the other day and I realised that I haven't stayed ... Read more >

Tags: family, friends, malaysia, reflections


Leaving the Country of Hakuna Matata

KENYA | Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | Views [563]

Beyond the burnt down airport and the chaotic jammed-up streets of Nairobi, lies a country and experience I will hold close to my heart. Ten days in Kenya was not enough and would never be enough to fully appreciate this country. We've merely scratched ... Read more >

Tags: animals, cities, family, friendly strangers, kenya, outdoors, reflections


Kenya

KENYA | Sunday, 8 Sep 2013 | Views [455]

We're rolling in towards the end of our time in Kenya. We're at our last safari destination, Amboseli or the land of the mini dust tornados.   It's been fabulous visiting Kenya. The people are so wonderful and the lodging is a far cry from ... Read more >

Tags: animals, family, friends, kenya, outdoors, safari, sunsets


La Cité d'Amour

FRANCE | Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | Views [1925] | Comments [1]

It is true what they say. Paris is indeed beautiful. You find yourself constantly stopping to admire things and if possible, preserving the memory with a photograph for later. Even though it's raining and due to rain all week, this gorgeous city is still ... Read more >

Tags: airbnb, backpacking, bohemian, bucket list, cities, european adventure, family, public transport, sightseeing


In Bruges

BELGIUM | Sunday, 19 May 2013 | Views [500]

I like Bruges. Sorry that was a mistake. I love Bruges! It was love at first sight.   Passing Ghent on the way in, had me worrying what Bruges would be like. Ghent seemed very gothic - almost too gothic to be comfortable in. Bruges, on ... Read more >

Tags: cities, european adventure, family, food


First Stop: Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Thursday, 16 May 2013 | Views [384]

I have to admit before coming to Amsterdam, I thought the city was all about legal prostitution and pot. I was surprised each time someone told me it was beautiful. I was unsure when I read that it is a city of museums and chic cafés. Surely ... Read more >

Tags: airbnb, boats, cities, european adventure, family, flowers, nature, sightseeing


Hello Canada!

CANADA | Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | Views [299]

I know I've been a bit silent (and slack!) ever since leaving Alaska. I can't believe how swiftly time flies - I'm at the end of my week in Vancouver This time around, I'm staying at my aunt's. It's been a lot more than ten years since I first ... Read more >

Tags: canada, cities, family, nature, sick, sightseeing, snow, snowboarding, winter



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