Another Year

Although this year has been filled with a lot of anxiety due to big decisions and belief about them maybe being wrong…. I also feel that contradictorily, I have allowed myself the freedom to truly live, perhaps for the first time in my life. I am attempting to make a conscious effort to listen to … More Another Year

Melbourne, My Love

I felt something shift in me last month. After six months in this place, I am falling in love with it. It all started when I left my old kill-me-now data entry job in the concrete jungle that is Melbourne’s Docklands, and started my new job with Bupa, just off of a cool, bar-packed side-street known … More Melbourne, My Love

The Absolute Dream

After nearly eleven months, my time in Asia has come to a close. The visa I arranged for Australia a year in advance needs to be activated before October 10. I made this application so long ago for logistical reasons; if they need extra documentation, health checks, evidence of anything… this would be easier to … More The Absolute Dream

A Change of Plan…

For the longest time I didn’t want to tell you, I have decided to re-plan my route. Initially, I was due to start in Japan: Tokyo to Kyoto, Okinawa, Osaka. Fly on to Seoul, South Korea and then to China. Spend a month in China, trekking the Great wall, perhaps even hit up Mongolia and … More A Change of Plan…