Why can’t I hold the things I love?

What happened to my physical world? My study room was full of the things I love. Records with their scratchy sound, followed by CDs that I could stack in towers of musical categorisation. I had photos on the wall and in albums that reflect my life. Read More …

From tourist to resident: Daily life in Manila

We’re all tourists. Not all the time. However, most of us have several moments in life where we become the tourist. It may be in a faraway country and culture that makes you dizzy with exotic sights, sounds and smells. Or, it may be somewhere Read More …

Is a New Year really a fresh start?

I felt the earth shift down a celestial gear and grind to a slower spin on New Years Eve. A lethargic, final end to a long orbit of the Sun as if to delay the New Year. I felt as though 2015 hadn’t yet finished with me. Minutes Read More …

Ancient Kanchipuram, India: Mini Gallery

Ancient Kanchipuram, or ‘Kanchi’ as known by locals, is an ancient site full of incredible temples, mystery and deep South Indian culture and tradition. Only a few hours drive from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, a day trip to Kanchi is an incredible experience that’s hard Read More …

Podcast Episode 2: Interview (and beer) With an Expat

This is the second podcast from roadlesstravelled.me! In this episode, I interview Brenden Brain. Is moving to another country worth the risk? Do the advantages of living in Southeast Asia outweigh the disadvantages? Can I live the freelancer life and work from home? I get Read More …

Did ‘Mindfulness’ Exist Before Technology?

When you think about it, I mean really think about it, the concept of Mindfulness (to be ‘present’ and aware of your surroundings and senses) is quite ridiculous. Don’t get me wrong. I’m a believer and have probably read every major book written on the Read More …

The Manic Move from Sydney to Manila

I think about everything that I have to get done to move from Sydney to Manila and it boggles the mind. Only 6 months ago I sat in my large office on the Sunshine coast staring at my enormous aquarium thinking how the hell am Read More …