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new year’s in noosa.

December 31, 2010

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[from brisbane to noosa beach.] its been an incredible 18 days.  an itinerary that was ambitious but remarkable.  this trip has been about taking refuge in familiarity while being able to reflect on how i have grown over the past 10 months.  it was a trip that opened my eyes and reaffirmed the direction i am heading.  it […]

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a traveling revelation.

December 29, 2010

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[from dubai to brisbane.] it is while sitting at dubai international airport that it hits me – i want to travel this vast world over but not to vacation or be a foreign tourist but to travel the ground – the unforgotten communities, the unknown remote corners of a country, stranded rurals to investigate and learn what resources and […]

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leaving your job to change the world.

December 27, 2010

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always overly ambitious it doesn’t surprise me that i’m writing with a new-found life goal.  heavily inspired from reading john wood’s book leaving microsoft to change the world, i want to cement my promise to fully and honestly commit to the drive that initially ignited my departure from canada last december: to enter the world as a […]

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christmas in dubai.

December 26, 2010

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[from kuwait city to dubai.] even santa claus could not have dreamed up such a gift. for christmas my aunt and uncle surprised me with a trip to dubai.  perhaps the most enchanting city one can imagine.  i am only beginning my years of travel but something tells me that no other city on earth is […]

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christmas eve in kuwait.

December 24, 2010

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[from london to kuwait city.] in the days leading up to christmas there was slight panic that i would not make it to kuwait city where i would be reunited with my aunt and uncle.  headlines kept reporting that unprecedented snow in london had ruined nearly 500,000 people’s’ christmases.  somehow through all of the snowy chaos came my […]

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back to london.

December 22, 2010

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[from bremen to london.] back to london but it seems quieter for some reason – perhaps it is because friends have left but at the same time i am able to see london for the amazing city that it is.  before retiring for the night with the bride and groom that has inspired this trip i […]

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bremen.

December 20, 2010

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[from london to bremen.] a sad goodbye to friends as everyone headed their separate ways home but i was moving on to bremen, germany where i would get to see yet another old friend – my german twin from university.  this trip is definitely a special one of exploring new parts of the world but also […]

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london town.

December 19, 2010

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[from bangkok to london.] five days are enough time to fall in love with a city, aquaint oneself with old, dear friends and remind yourself that life is good, that you are ok.  i arrive in london jet lagged and trying to contain my bangkok dreams.  heathrow is chaos – pre-Christmas rush and immigration lines a plenty.  […]

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bangkok: a culture unbeknownst to me.

December 15, 2010

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[from melbourne to bangkok.] it is 430am when i arrive in bangkok.  i have 18 hours to make the most of my quick detour before i am london bound.  distracted by the excitement of seeing old friends on the other side of the pond i try to wrap my head around the fact that i am in thailand – an exotic country […]

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