November 2011

Finding Balance with Sydney Scenic SUP

November 29, 2011

All summer my family and friends raved about stand-up paddle boarding.  We have to try it. Let’s go this day or that day… When I went I saw so many jelly fish… blah, blah.  Things to that nature plagued my summer. And in the midst of all of that, not once did I get my [...]

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An American Abroad.

November 26, 2011

I was feeling rather homesick on Thanksgiving as I had the Friday (actual Thanksgiving day in Seattle with the time difference) off of work and Lorenzo was working all day. Although I love Sydney and I’m excited to dive deeper into this adventure, homesickness has been rearing it’s ugly head lately and I find myself [...]

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Lazy Days in Dubai

November 16, 2011

For all the glitz and glamour that surrounds modern day Dubai, it’s easy to forget that this modernistic city was once a small coastal village, where the vibrant fishing trade once fuelled the local economy. How times have changed.   Creative Commons credit: milos milosevic The high rise skyscrapers, myriad shopping malls and seven-star hotels, [...]

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Sydney and Craft Beer; they do co-exist!

November 14, 2011

Sydney Craft Beer Week. What a gem. Thank god for Twitter otherwise I would have been left alone perishing in thoughts that craft beer simply didn’t exist in Australia. Sure, the commercial beer of Oz is great (and we are not talking Fosters here) but it’s not Craft Beer the way I know it. Another [...]

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Help Me Plan My Aussie Travels!

November 1, 2011

I realize that I’ve only been in Sydney for two months now. It’s been two months of 40+ hour work weeks and at times having to remind myself that I’m not in just any city. Even on days when my feet ached and my tired eyes were drooping by 4pm, I have to pick myself [...]

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