dates and coffee

Omani Food and Drink: Sensory Delights Await

My perfect day in Oman would include countless dates with coffee, but there is just so much more on the food and drink menu to explore. Let me take you for a little sensory adventure all about Omani gastronomy.

August 18, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 14 }
Amouage

The Fragrant Lifestyle of Oman: Perfumery

Perfumery is an art for the fragrance obsessed people of Oman. I’m introduced to the world of fine Middle Eastern perfumes through Amouage, a line of fragrances laced with the ancient aromas of frankincense and myrrh and up to 120 other natural ingredients.

August 7, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 13 }
amsterdam

That’s a Good Dutch Name

The post in which I take you on a journey all about names… and my name in particular. This may or may not be interesting to you.

June 19, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 14 }
30th Birthday

30s Travel

A reflective post on getting older and travel priorities. I think turning 30 deserves a little bit of contemplation, don’t you?

June 14, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 18 }
desert nights camp

You Can’t Go to Oman Without Doing This

Making a list of things to do in Oman? I’ve got the one thing you can’t visit the country without doing, and it might involve some adventure, some wildlife, and definitely some sunsets.

May 1, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 12 }
Aussie, the Tasmanian devil

The Future of the Tasmanian Devil

His name is Aussie, born and raised in captivity, so I DO NOT RECOMMEND TRYING THIS AT HOME (the claws on those little guys are impressive). However, I do recommend paying him a visit at the lovely Tasmanian devil sanctuary, Devils@Cradle.

April 17, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 14 }
oman: opening doors

The Sultanate of Oman: Opening Doors

The first post on my recent trip to Oman – my first jaunt to the Middle East. Was I surprised I loved it so much? Definitely! Get a visual perspective in this post.

April 2, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 12 }
the Edge of the World

Journey to the Edge of the World

Day one of my North West Tasmania adventures takes me to the far reaches of the island… to a place known as The Edge of the World.

March 23, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 16 }
Tasmanian beach

Where Australia Wins

Coffee, nature, tipping, shipping, online shopping and overall lifestyle — I go through where Australia wins in my expat mind.

March 9, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 6 }
Brooke vs the World is going to OMAN, Middle East

Stop Teasing and Out With It Already

I’m going places. Here’s the post that lays out the travel plans happening in the coming weeks and months. I’m extremely excited, especially to add a new region of the world to my resume.

February 28, 2013 · Continue Reading · Comments { 9 }