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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.

latest from the blog

  • Running The Auckland Marathon
    November 29, 2019

    It was late August when I signed up for the race. Nine weeks out. Part of me didn’t really believe I could do it. But, part of me did. That was the only part that mattered. There’s a long backstory to why I signed up for this race. I was battling a skin condition called…

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  • A Day In Honiara
    November 13, 2019

    I’m skipping the hotel breakfast. I already know what it’s going to be. Eggs, bacon, fruit, sausages. And fish of course. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Sounds delightful actually. It’s just, we’ve only got one day in Honiara, and I’d prefer to start the day with something…different. It’s around 8:30. I head out…

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  • A Day In Gizo
    October 20, 2019

    Life is good at Fatboys. It took us a little while to get out here, in our little boat, zooming across the ocean. But wow, it was worth the trip. This charming resort on an island of its own, surrounded by calm and crystal waters. When heading to Fatboys the first question is, why call…

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