I’ve always wondered how people that speak two different languages make a relationship work. I always wonder more how they communicate at home since communication, to me, is like the essential part of making a relationship work, no?
I know it’s not to the same extent as, let’s say, someone who speaks Spanish and someone who speaks… Read more
Day 102: Keeping out the cold... and disease... and bad stuff that's everywhere.
Enlighten me. Please. Show me where you’re coming from because I just cannot understand it.
My post about scary shit about travel really opened up a can of worms — maybe not so much with everyone who read it, but more with me. All I wanted to… Read more
Do you ever get so caught up in an idea that you find yourself getting lost in thought for hours, unintentionally, trying to figure out how to make it all work out? Oh, I have, big time. I’m the worst at thinking about things… too much… to the point where I often lack getting real work… Read more
Day 100: A frantic, stressed mess on a rainy Sunday when my computer broke.
The earlier days of 2011 were ones of me putting forward personal goals, and one of those involved building a sustainable location independent lifestyle. At that time, I was making a chunk of change with blogging, but it wasn’t really enough to be living in… Read more
After breakfast on day 99, Patrick’s dad told us he brought home a couple of flu shots for us both, which is a good thing especially since we are heading overseas in less than a month now. I was casually finishing my coffee when the next thing I know I had a needle stuck in my… Read more
With fake spider webs, creepy music, bloody costumes and ghoulish signs, the housewarming party I went to last night went off with a bang.
Uhm… housewarming party?
Yes. See, in Australia, everything runs backwards like the toilets and clocks. Kangaroos hop down the streets and instead of traditional housewarming parties they choose to have a… Read more
Day 97: Purple Sweet Potato Dessert. I'm Adventurous.
This question was asked last night by one of Pat’s family members, and I know it is a valid one.
It was Patrick’s brother’s birthday, so we met the family out at a Chinese restaurant for one of those communal meals that I loathe simply because they are too communal and because… Read more
If Australia were a perfect place, it would be swarming with the ever so adorable rock wallaby, and maybe some koalas and kangaroos to even it out. I would also enjoy a couple of sugar gliders in every tree, as well as quokkas in my backyard. I wouldn’t even mind those terrifyingly… Read more
You can’t spend a month somewhere, especially on a tiny little island, without storing away a piece of it in your heart forever.
In October of 2007, I spent an entire month on the island of Menorca taking part in an archaeological dig. It was awesome because of all the archeology skills I learned, as well as the sheer… Read more
There are some things about Australia that I can’t quite handle on a regular basis. One such thing is also the reason I will never, ever, ever, EVER leave the windows down in a car in this country when I’m not driving.
We got a little reminder of that reason last night… Read more