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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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  • Eating Abidjan: 16 Foods To Try On Your Visit To Cote d’Ivoire
    January 12, 2019

    Food in the Ivory Coast was not what I expected. I recently spent several weeks eating my way through the economic capital of Abidjan, doing my best to sample as much of the local cuisine as possible. I was expecting some similarities to east African cuisines, which generally have soft and mild flavours, but west…

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  • 2018 In Review: A Testing Year
    January 7, 2019

    What a year! 2018 is behind us, but as I always I need to take that final look back before I say goodbye. As most of you already know, I had a mixed 2018. Lots of ups and downs, but nothing that I didn’t learn from or appreciate in some way. It was probably my…

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  • A Beginner’s Guide To Abidjan, Ivory Coast
    January 3, 2019

    West Africa is a place that’s been on my list for so many years. I’ve set foot on the north, the east and the south of the continent, but the west has always escaped me until now. When my schedule and a cheap flight lined up this year, I had to go. I booked a…

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