Stuck in Purgatory Paradise

Facebook has a new feature called ‘On This Day’. It’s a feature where Facebook belches up old memories and reminds you what you were doing on this day; 1 year ago, 2 years ago and so on. Well, I’m finding these relentless reminders depressing at Read More …

Glass House Mountains

The tall rock monoliths that form the ancient Glass House Mountains abruptly dominate the hinterland landscape of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Formed millions of years ago from volcanic activity, these sheer cliff faces are awe-inspiring and a little eerie. It really feels like a sacred place Read More …

Sunset on Mooloolaba Australia

An orange sun slides down and beyond the hinterland horizon as the moody ocean crashes and fizzes onto the damp white sand, reflecting the vivid hues of a golden sunset in Mooloolaba on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The region is lined with pristine beaches that hug Read More …

The Importance of Travel: How to reignite your life

Do you remember the clarity of childhood? The way the world seemed so new, vibrant and curious? I remember the cool steel of the polished monkey bars against my supple, naïve hands. I remember the sweet smell of jasmine ascending the air at my Grandmother’s Read More …

You are not your thoughts

“I think therefore I am”, the famous phrase uttered by renowned Philosopher Rene Descartes was perhaps one, if not the most, fundamentally flawed philosophical statements of all time (sorry Rene). To assume that I exist and I know that I exist because I think thoughts, Read More …

What’s wrong with escapism?

Most, if not all of us, strive to escape from reality. We do this quite regularly. Sometimes, we feel that reality is too bright, too clear, too crisp. Reality is the bright day that assaults you when you step outside after recovering from a hangover in Read More …

The 12 Most Amazing Train Journeys in the World

Life Changing Train Journeys Rail journeys are special. There’s something historic and mystical about sliding over steel rails with the cadenced click and clack of sleepers beneath. You can’t help but smile as you squeal and hiss around tight beds that wind and carve up Read More …