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10 travel questions, the Liebster Blog Awards

5 August 2014

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10 travel questions, the Liebster Blog Awards

Confession: I’ve been really Oz-sick lately. It’s been over three years since I returned to the USA after living in Australia for a year, and I never thought I’d go that long without a return trip. Thankfully my girl Priya is currently in Australia on the Work and Holiday Visa, and I’m able to live […]

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Guest Post: Australian Sceneries Worth the Hike

5 August 2014

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Australia, the sixth largest country on the planet, includes the area known as the continent of Australia and several Islands, including Tasmania. Along with its vast regions, Australia offers some of the most scenic hiking trails in the world. The following are five favourites that are well worth taking the time to explore Tasmania – […]

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GAPS Intro Diet Preparation

21 July 2014

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Earlier this month I shared that I’d recently started the GAPS diet in an effort to help heal my GI tract. Before starting GAPS, I compared it to similar diets that offer holistic approaches to treating food sensitivities, digestive issues, and other health concerns. I’m so glad that I spent HOURS reading blogs, locating recipes, […]

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What is the GAPS diet and how can it help?

2 July 2014

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Three months ago I shared I was embarking on a new adventure. I wasn’t traveling to a new destination (I wish!). I wasn’t following up my first half marathon with a marathon (HA!). Instead, I was planning on starting the GAPS diet. I hoped that this holistic approach to health would help heal some long […]

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Guest Post: Brisbane’s Great Steak Debate

3 January 2014

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Brisbane is undoubtedly a blessing for foodies, with plenty of eating options available from gastro pubs to five-star fine dining experiences. For those meat and three veg no-fuss food lovers amongst us, Brisbane is also one of the best cities to get a good feed of steak. So get ready to unleash your inner carnivore […]

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Guest Post: The Best Summer Sessions in Dunners

15 November 2013

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Dunedin comes alive in summer, as students and professionals alike come out of hibernation. This makes Dunedin a great spot for a weekend break or an extended summer holiday, with plenty of places to play and lots of things to do to make the most of the weather and Otago scenery. Here is a quick […]

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Guest Post: How to Buy a Home in Sydney

23 October 2013

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It’s been two and a half years since I returned from my 12 months in Australia, and I look forward to the day I can plan a return trip. I’d love to live there for a year (again) or more one day. With that in mind, today’s guest post comes from Jamie Faulkner, a freelance […]

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Guest Post: 5 Things to Expect From London Fashion Week

20 September 2013

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Although I had my modeling debut in Australia, I’m no fashionista in everyday life. BUT, I’ve loved watching Project Runway, especially when the designers show their collections at New York Fashion Week. Maybe one day when Gav and I visit our family and friends in London, we’ll go during London Fashion Week! Today’s guest post […]

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Guest Post: Bali’s Best and Most Beautiful Cultural Experiences

15 September 2013

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Beautiful Bali with its colourful culture and rich history is a delight for all of the senses. Alive with food, arts, spirituality, and a mixture of Islamic, Hindu, Christian and Buddhist religions, it’s a wonderful place to explore and experience an entirely unique culture. And, luckily enough for Kiwis, it basically sits on New Zealand’s […]

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Guest Post – Urban Unwinding: 3 U.S. Cities Where You Can Chill Out

29 August 2013

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Cities are known for their excitement, the hustle and bustle — their “buzz.” The noise and crowds that characterize cities is natural — cities are where we congregate, after all. Urban areas have entertainment, diversity and unique architectural beauty. However, despite these amenities, cities can be exhausting as well. Navigating traffic, streets and crowds can […]

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