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The Importance of Travelling Alone

Would you go camping on your own for a month? Travelling with a partner or friend can be a great way to deepen a relationship, but there is incredible value in flying solo too…

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How a tiny dog helped me overcome a big fear

Who knew an animal the size of a loaf of bread could teach a person to overcome fear?

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Spiders, Farts, Torture, and Enlightenment

What happens when you spend ten days in a silent meditation retreat? This…

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One of the most precious places on earth

Discovering one of the most rare and valuable wildernesses an hour south of home…

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The Problem with Being a Travelling Writer

When I set off travelling, I imagined myself creating art while on the move. Turns out, it's not so easy…

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Sampling craft beer around the USA

American makes terrible beer. At least, that’s what the rest of the world says behind its back. But what the rest of the world probably doesn't yet know is that…

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The country that has stolen my heart

I've travelled to the islands of the Pacific, the deserts of Australia and the jungles of Asia, but one often-misunderstood travel destination keeps calling me back for more.

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Surviving the Melbourne Winter Blues

Melbourne weather is tough. The transition between summer and winter is not a gradual twist of the thermostat, it's an overnight snap between heatstroke and frostbite.

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The Man Who Seems to Have it All

Travel, money, internet fame—does Nomadic Matt have it all? Matt Kepnes opens up on travel blogging, dealing with bad press, and whether or not he has it all…

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Butt Naked at Sixteen Thousand Feet

I don't often feature guest posts on my blog, but when Will Jackson of The Bearded Wanderer sent me this piece, how could I possibly say no?

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