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BRAZIL | Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [34]

I miss Rio. http://vimeo.com/61551896

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AUSTRALIA | Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [25]

This time last year I think I was having an impromptu big night out with my new friend Marianne in Montreal. Today, I spent my night with a run, cooking and doing CPD.  In a couple of days, I would have been in NYC last year. I definitely miss ... Read more >

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The Flight There

CANADA | Sun, 23 Mar 2014 | By alistairkeir | Views [62] | Comments [4]

So on the flight from Toronto to L.A. I met a nice English woman who encouraged me to get up and get around to get me use to planes. I am very thankful for that, I guess she took pity on me because I reminded her of her children who both did a gap year.... Read more >

Tags: australia, flight, helpful

All About the Moolah?

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 17 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [140]

I attended a friend's birthday gathering this weekend. I didn't know a lot of the people there personally but my friend, being so impressed with my travelling, didn't hesitate to share what I did last year with everyone I met. I think most people didn't ... Read more >

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AUSTRALIA | Sun, 9 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [56]

I miss Istanbul. I miss their amazing breakfasts. I miss the cay that's always there. I miss tiny cups of potent coffee served in fancy silverware. I miss the fresh bread that's so easily attainable. I miss being fed all this awesome tasting food for ... Read more >

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Live Without a Car

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 8 Feb 2014 | By joannawong | Views [91]

That is my current challenge. Before coming back to Brisbane, I'd decided that I'd like to avoid owning a car mainly because of the costs associated with having one, especially when it's not being used daily. A lot of people think it's quite a challenge ... Read more >

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Back in Brisbane

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 | By joannawong | Views [50]

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. TS Eliot How apt is this quote from the great TS Eliot? It's my first day back in Brisbane. It might be ... Read more >

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Photos: SS Maheno on Fraser Island, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 1 Jan 2014 | By annacalvert | Photo Gallery

Shipwreck on 70 Mile Beach, Fraser Island
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Tags: 70 mile beach, australia, beach, fraser island, shipwreck, ss maheno

Fraser Island's shipwreck - SS Maheno

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 1 Jan 2014 | By annacalvert | Views [135]

The SS Maheno is a beautiful old wreck on the coast of Fraser Island, Australia.  The sandy Fraser island lies off the coast of Queensland and is a short ferry ride from Rainbow beach or Noosa.    The SS Maheno was built in Scotland ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beach, coastal, fraser island, maheno, quuensland, ship, shipwreck, ss maheno, wreck

Perth is a mixed bag

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 18 Oct 2013 | By travelerjess | Views [118]

It is coming to the end of my 6 week adventure of Perth, Australia and it has been pretty interesting. Though most of the time I have been at my aunt and uncle's place relaxing, there have been the occasional time when I have been out and enjoyed what ... Read more >

Tags: australia, museum, perth

Australia is Technically an English Speaking Country

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 15 Oct 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [2318]

One of the biggest difficulties you will encounter while traveling through Australia is the language barrier. Australia is technically an English-speaking country.However, the inhabitants of Australasia have strangled colonial Britain’s slang ... Read more >

Tags: a nomad knows, aussie language, australia, dialect, travel

The Beginning

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 12 Oct 2013 | By laurenvickery91 | Views [89]

It was around a year or so ago that I decided I wanted to go travelling. Or rather, it was around a year ago that I decided I was going to actually make it happen. For years I had dreams of travelling, of seeing the world and experiencing different cultures.... Read more >

Tags: airport, australia, experience, friends, google, internet, life, ozintro, solo traveller, sydney

Video: Every Nomad Has a Story, South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [2957] | Video

Travel is at the heart of who we are and as passionate travellers working for South Australia Tourism , ExOfficio and World Nomads , we're constantly looking to explore how travel affects us as people. Earlier this year, storyteller Gregg Bleakney ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beauty, nature, opportunities, outback, south australia, travel, wildlife

Just lounging around.

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 27 Sep 2013 | By travelerjess | Views [76]

So I am about half way though my Perth trip and I must say, it hasn't been as exciting as I thought it was going to be. So far, most of the time I have been in Perth I have been lounging around at my aunt and uncles place, partly due to the weather ... Read more >

Tags: australia, lounging around, perth, too much time

A week to go til takeoff

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 18 Sep 2013 | By longawaited | Views [91]

I have my Travellers Cheques.   I have my bank issued Travel Card, with 0.1% lower rate than typical exchange rates from AUD to THB. So a minimal amount on that for purchases when needed.   I have exchanged $20 AUD for $14 USD at ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bangkok, birthday, elephants, flights, medical tourism, melbourne, preparation, thailand, travel costs

Preparing at Home

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 31 Aug 2013 | By longawaited | Views [124]

The heat is the essential thing to desire, isn't it, when in Thailand? Must be something like Cairns in the weather. That's ok, I have lived there before for over a year in beautiful tempestuous Cairns - have lived through the fear of being killed by ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bangkok, birthday, elephants, flights, medical tourism, melbourne, preparation, thailand, travel costs

World Nomads Opportunity (Writing) - CLOSED

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 29 Aug 2013 | By worldnomads-opportunities | Views [905]

THE TOPIC Australian Misconceptions  Why do people think Australian's throw a shrimp, rather than a prawn, on the barbie?  This is a know before you go. We know this has been done hundreds of times before by hundreds of travel ... Read more >

Tags: australia, content, opportunity, work, world nomads, writing

Signing Out of Australia

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 15 Jul 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [163]

Comfort zone. That place where we feel most at ease - familiar, understanding our surroundings and our expectations, daring to believe we have a degree of control in our daily lives. Travel to different cultures challenges us to step outside of all ... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpacking, cairns, mission beach, port douglas

Chasing Rainbows & Magnetic Attraction

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 7 Jul 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [215]

I imagine Magnetic Island to be fairly small and so am quite surprised to find that there are around 3,000 inhabitants, numerous bays to explore with a vast range of accommodation on offer. Booking.com once again steps in and we have found a guest house ... Read more >

Tags: australia, glamping, magnetic island, rainbow beach

My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By mathantheepetti | Views [61]

Mathankumar P. IT Professional, Amateur Photographer, Sydney To me, photography’s a gateway to another side of my otherwise dreary routines. As a spectator of photographs, I’m always interested in the story; as a travel journalist, ... Read more >

Tags: 2013, australia, hope, mitta mitta, photography, scholarship entry, victoria

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