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In 2011, I quit my job as an accountant and set off on a journey around the world.

One year turned into two, and then three, and then four. Eventually, I decided to make the road my home.

Four years ago I started this blog as a place to share stories with friends and family: about the places I’ve been, the people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned.

Today, the stories continue to be told, but it’s also become a place for you – a place where you can learn to travel the world, build a life on the road and create your own adventure.

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  • I Gave Up Alcohol For One Year
    December 14, 2018

    Alcohol is interesting. Just the fact I’ve drunk many hundreds of beers in my life, when I don’t even really like beer. It says a lot. As a New Zealander, alcohol surrounded most of my adult life. When people celebrate, they drink. When they catch up with old friends, they drink. When they meet new…

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  • How To Get An E-Visa For The Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire) Online
    December 2, 2018

    I’m in Cote d’Ivoire!! Like many countries on Africa’s west coast, the Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire in French) requires a visa for tourists to enter. I’ve been blessed (or spoiled) with a New Zealand passport, so this minor inconvenience almost stopped me from visiting here. Generally I only visit countries without visa requirements or that…

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  • The Hunt For The Best Waffle In Bruges
    November 25, 2018

    Many mornings on the road begin with you lying in bed wondering what to do that day. On this particular morning, I was in Bruges. The thing about Bruges is it’s kind of uneventful, to be honest. Other than looking at cathedrals, most tourists tend to spend the day doing one of three things –…

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