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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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  • All The Things I Ate In Penang
    April 14, 2019

    Penang has a reputation for being one of Asia’s foodie capitals, you could even say Penang prides itself on being ground zero for Malaysia’s best food, but how good is it really? For the first few weeks in Penang, I set out to try as many of Penang’s signature dishes as possible. Now one thing…

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  • Along Mallorca Roads
    March 3, 2019

    It’s 10 o’clock when I land. That’s the problem with booking the cheapest flight. It always lands late. “Take bus number 1,” she texts. “Our stop is number 422, in front of El Corte Ingles. You know, that shop you hate.” I haven’t seen her for years. Well, two years. But it feels longer than that….

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  • Eat Less Food, If You Want To Be A Millionaire
    February 14, 2019

    In the 1920’s, there lived a man named Edward Bernays. Edward was the nephew of psychologist Sigmund Freud, and became a marketing genius, before corporate marketing was really a thing. At the time, Bernays’ PR firm was working for a major pork and bacon manufacturer named Beech Nut Packaging. Bacon wasn’t really a thing back…

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