The goal of The Monthly Express will be to get you from one month to the next in one quick and easy blog post. I’ll wrap up the best of the month, as well as give a rundown on upcoming news. Here goes!
1st Stop: November Blogging
Since I left Australia on November 14th, I didn’t get much blogging in for the month, but — I did get a few good ones. I think the funniest thing I’ve done in a long time would be the post about the best 13 cents we spent in Kyrgyzstan. Shhh, don’t tell Pat he’s on the blog… he gets weirded out.
Another good one is the post that summarizes some of the things that don’t mesh well in the countries of the Silk Roadistan tour.
If you like videos, then you might want to have a watch of my vlog on my biggest tip for the Australia de facto partner visa.
And, don’t forget, you can get a copy of my manifesto, Travel the World When You’re Not Rich, Fearless or Lucky.
2nd Stop: Weekend Snaps
I was hopeful I’d have these up this month, but time got away from me. Sorry dear readers!
3rd Stop: Favorite Comments
In response to my post about saying heaps:
Oz taught me that there are three great words the US is missing; heaps, no worries, and keen. And I say uni instead of college all the time. Haha. So keep up the Aussie slang because I love it! (And one day I’ll live there again, this time longer than just a uni exchange program.)
-Katlin of Backcountry Katlin
In response to my post releasing the manifesto:
Thanks Brooke, just signed up to your newsletter and grabbed the manifesto. Very inspirational, just goes to show that for most people wealth and luck play no part in achieving dreams. It simply comes down to sheer determination with a good dose of planning.
-DanielW of Just Wandering
4th Stop: Guest Blogging and Writing Elsewhere
See where else I’ve been writing on the Web. This is not a complete list:
Santa Fe Travelers:
Meet the Bloggers: Brooke vs. the World
I write several posts each month for Viator, which you can find most of right here in my profile. Check it out and learn about Australia.
5th Stop: What’s Hot on Facebook
This question: What would you do if money weren’t an issue?
6th Stop: BvtW News
I’m coming at you from San Diego, California! I’m hanging out with Beth and Randy of beersandbeans.com, and it’s been a blast. I had a great time at home in Peoria, doing some shopping and indulging in Thanksgiving. Next, I’m back to Hawaii where I’ll be shark cage diving and lapping up some more bits of paradise before arriving back in Australia.
And, once in Sydney, Pat and I move into a very nice new apartment, where we’ll be based for the next year. EXCITEMENT!
What’s news with you?