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Day 181: Comparing Tea Cultures

Since the Australian culture is quite closely related to the English culture, there is definitely more of a tea culture Down Under than I originally expected. People often call it “morning tea” or “afternoon tea” when they are having a snack with the beverage; a nice cup of tea is always on the list of things to do. Hannah mentions Read more
July 8, 2011 · Continue Reading · 0
brooke hannah pancakes on the rocks

Day 177: Pancakes, Because People are Feeling Homesick

There’s been nothing quite like the good ol’ American holiday of July 4th to bring out the homesickness in just about every American abroad I know. Talking about barbecues and fireworks has taken over my blog feed lately, but I’ll tell you what, the homesickness factor became apparent in my local circle of friends a little sooner than that. And… Read more
July 7, 2011 · Continue Reading · 8
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Day 170: Why I Will Strive to Go Carry-On Every Trip, Every Time

Day 170: Our missing piece of luggage, found the next day.
Some trips it is just not possible to carry it all in carry-on sized baggage. It depends on the weather, the airline’s carry-on baggage restrictions, your need to take certain stuff (maybe you have some books and gifts to bring along) that you normally wouldn’t. In our case, Pat… Read more
June 30, 2011 · Continue Reading · 13

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