Concerning Phillip

In Melbourne, Andrew, my friend and I decided to head to Phillips Island to check out some wildlife. About two hours southeast of Melbourne, we drove down Saturday morning. Past the concrete jungle, through… Continue reading

To roam and nap

My awesome friend from college came to visit for a couple of weeks last month and we were very fortunate to get some super cheap flights out to Melbourne one weekend. And if… Continue reading

Concerning Koalas

So you knew it had to happen. I’m in Australia, I’ve gotta visit with some koalas and kangaroos. After a bit of research, I settled on the Healesville Sanctuary. A zoo dedicated to… Continue reading

Concerning Aussies

As previously mentioned, Andrew is currently working on a project in Melbourne. While this means we unfortunately have to deal with long-distance, it also means I have the perfect excuse to visit Melbourne.… Continue reading

Concerning Gorillas

Do you remember your first video game? Whether when you were 5, 15 or 50, most people have a fond memory of their first game. Mine was an old QBasic game that came… Continue reading

No Excuses

One of the most iconic images of Auckland is a view of the city from the Harbour. Well, not one to shrink away from a challenge, this year, I decided to swim across… Continue reading

In search of a cannoli

You never realize how good you have it, until you don’t. Growing up in a multicultural city I was exposed to so many wonderful foods and cultures that I absolutely took them for… Continue reading

Excuses, Excuses

So a friend came to visit several months ago now, and my wonderful husband insisted I let him write the blog post about his travels. And if you think I can procrastinate writing… Continue reading

The clock just doesn’t stop

So even though I’ve fallen behind in keeping my friends, family and strange but awesome people who read my blog and keep up to date with the life and times of this temporary… Continue reading


Sorry for the LONG break. I’ve been working on this post on and off for months and just haven’t had the motivation to edit this. Grammar is one of the things I like… Continue reading