Monthly Archives: May 2016

Two days in Boston, Massachusetts

I love Boston. The place oozes history and feels stately and important. And those accents! Love them. We finished our road trip with a few days in the city, soaking up the sunshine and enjoying excellent food. Dad booked us … Continue reading

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Clam chowdah! It’s a New England road trip

After leaving NYC we started a mini road trip through Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; three of the six states that make up New England. An area known for seafood, pilgrims, beaches, boats and rich people. Let’s take a look … Continue reading

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25 things we did in NYC

Boy did we cover some ground over our week in NYC. Having been to the city two times previously I was torn between doing new things and revisiting places I loved last time. So I managed to do a decent … Continue reading

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15 things I’ve learnt since quitting my job to travel one year ago

It’s been exactly one year since we quit our jobs, sold everything and flew out of Melbourne airport with laughably vague plans to travel indefinitely. In that year we’ve visited 16 countries in the Americas and tonight we are flying … Continue reading

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Spring in Central Park & the New York Athletic Club

Full disclosure: I’m typing this from a Super8 motel next to a highway having just made packet noodles using a combination of a bathroom sink and the most disgusting communal microwave I’ve ever seen. That might help put these photos … Continue reading

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A beautiful Spring day in Washington DC

Ok so it probably seems like I’m making a huge jump from my last post about Cuba to this one about Washington DC. But in reality there was probably only a week between these two destinations. We sure did cover … Continue reading

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Cuba: Havana to Viñales and back again

I apologise in advance for the glut of photos in this post. I couldn’t help it! Cuba is one of those outrageously photogenic places where you have to have your camera in your hand at all times. Around every corner … Continue reading

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10 things that surprised me about Cuba

I loved Cuba. It’s a fascinating place on the brink of change. The 1960 US imposed trade embargo looks to be on the way out and people will say “we have to get there before the embargo lifts and everything … Continue reading

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