The other day, I joined a Facebook group called “Straya – Look at my Bike Leaning on Stuff.” For you non-Aussies out there, ‘Straya’ means Australia. I joined the group … Continue Reading Bikes leaning on stuff
This is one of the coolest thing about Europe: You can pretty much go anywhere in Europe on the cheap. Seriously, I once went from the Netherlands to Paris for … Continue Reading Surviving the bus in Europe
This past year, I spent a lot of time in Europe. It was quite easy to travel around. I once flew to Dublin during peak Christmas season for 39€ and … Continue Reading How not to get scammed flying
When I first came to Lyon, France, I had no idea that I was about to be bombarded by some pretty spectacular street art. My artistic Lyon immersion actually … Continue Reading Redessiner les rues
If you think about it, our lives are full of chance encounters. Some are good, some are bad… some are random, unreal, amazing and unbelievable. One chance encounter got me … Continue Reading Chance Encounters
I was on an Aer Lingus flight sitting next to a bunch of Dublin lads. Imagine energetic Jack Russel Terriers. They’ve got energy to burn and they’re sniffing everything they … Continue Reading Little Travel Hero
It’s Christmas Day in Dublin and I’ve been told that NOTHING is open. Like, it’s a ‘fend for yourself’ kinda day. I wanted to see how close to the truth … Continue Reading Meanwhile at Centra in Dublin…
Grafton Street is really pretty during Christmas. For those non-Irish people out there who don’t know what I’m talking about, Grafton Street is one of the major shopping hubs in … Continue Reading Be the change in you
Tell me if you’ve heard this one… an American, a South African and 16 Aussies go on a tour of the Scottish Highlands… Yes! That’s exactly what happened and it … Continue Reading Highland like a boss!
I have to admit that Edinburgh is a pretty cool city. The people are kind, the food is pretty tasty and there’s loads to do. But you know what else … Continue Reading Faking Authur’s Seat
FOR SALE: One incredibly used shitty yellow bicycle from the 70’s. Yep. I’m not even kidding. This thing has been around the block figuratively and literally a few times. Ya … Continue Reading One Dutch Bike Going CHEAP!
If you’ve already read, “How does the Aussie cross a Dutch Road?” you can probably understand the world of pain I go though every day just to get to the … Continue Reading What not to eat in the Netherlands
When you travel to, or even move to a foreign country, you’re bound to run into some difficulty sooner or later. As many of you know from some of my … Continue Reading How does the Aussie cross a Dutch road?
As I write this, it’s been 28 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and over the years, I’ve always wondered why the heck The Hoff was there. I … Continue Reading Ironic Estonia – Don’t you think?
Confirmed: Taraustralis heads to Noordwijk, the Netherlands on October 8th, 2017. Each year, the European Space Agency (ESA) opens its doors to the general public for a day of space, … Continue Reading Confirmed: Taraustralis heads to #OpenESTEC
You know those stupid “last year this time” memories that pop in your Facebook news feed? From my personal experience, Facebook normally gets it wrong and it’s some stupid terrible … Continue Reading Be a Lucky One