3 months until 1 year

Today, the 1st of February 2015, marks three months until I jump on board an aeroplane and fly halfway around the world to Switzerland. I’m excited. Also slightly scared. Ok, very scared.  As it so happens, I haven’t had the brain capacity to think much about the fast approaching year of 2016. Seriously, where did 2015 go? The endless university and visa applications I’ve had to … Continue reading 3 months until 1 year

Would you like beans with that?

If you read my post “5 Things I Love to Hate About Air Travel“ you’ll know that I greatly dislike plane/airport food. Not only because it is astronomically expensive, but also because it is stodgy and less like food than one cares to admit. It’s also heavy on the waste and packaging which, truth be told, stresses me out. Heck, except for a few items … Continue reading Would you like beans with that?

5 things I love to hate about air travel

Inexpensive air travel is great, don’t get my wrong, but after hopping on and off 7 different planes in the last 18 days, there are a few things that have caught my attention… for the worst. 1. The waste I understand that airlines are catering for A LOT of people every single day, but forgive me for not wanting to accept my body weight in … Continue reading 5 things I love to hate about air travel

Dog ate my passport!

Dog ate your homework? Ha, no worries. It’s your passport you gotta watch out for! All things considered, our departure to Vietnam from the motherland (Sydney) was relatively smooth. Did I mention Erin’s puppy, Russell, got a wee bit hungry and had a nibble of my passport? The day before our flight. Yes. I kid you not. That really did happen. (See above for evidence of the … Continue reading Dog ate my passport!