The Easiest Way to get from Paris Airport

Everyone loves the concept of travel. Discovering new countries, learning about new cultures and having new experiences… and perhaps most importantly, learning about yourself! However, the air travel part is probably everyone’s least favourite. No one enjoys being stuck in a pressurised tin tube for Read More …

Harness the power of retrospect: 3 tips to start your own journaling

As humans, we’re natural born storytellers. Our memories serve an important purpose in defining our unique story. Throughout life, we often draw our sense of identity from memories and places in time. Experiences of the past melt and blend, creating wisdom for our future. The 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 …

Are We Really Living in the End Times?

I sit, watching the hour of unconscious chaos on my TV that is the evening news. A macabre carousel of tragic scenes from around the globe fill my lounge room. Live crosses to crisp-suited reports standing among chaos consume my evening, delivering stories of terror Read More …

Back Home in the Australian Silence

It’s obvious I’m in Australia. A strong wind hushes through tall, messy trees, causing the smaller branches to dance and sway, silhouetted against an orange and silver dusk sky. The air is clean and sweet as wattle wafts on the approaching southerly. kookaburras, perched on Read More …