“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?” ― Charles de Gaulle France Back in 2013, I was just finishing up my 2-year backpacking stint through Australasia and I was preparing to head back to Canada with my girlfriend at the time. It didn't end up being a great relationship, or even … Continue reading What I Learned Living in France for Two Months
Australia, the land of red sands and poisonous animals. "How did you ever end up there?", You may be wondering. And the answer is, well, it wasn't a trip that I had planned! My original travel plan was to stay in New Zealand and work for a year then come home, but after 5 months … Continue reading What I’d Learned Backpacking In Australia
It was 2011 and I was fresh out of college, working in a shitty retail chain which rhymes with Mall Tart. I also didn't have much clue as to what to do for the rest of my life because I had studied Police Foundations for 2 years and then decided that it wasn't for me. So, I just saved as much money as I could in 7 months. Then I took off overseas on a Working Holiday Visa to live and play in New Zealand. It was the most daring moment of my young adult life because I had never done anything so adventurous before. There was a mix of both excitement and fear in me.
Back when I was in my early 20's, thanks to the Working Holiday Visas that most civilized countries offer to young people, I was fortunate enough to have the chance to live and work in one of the most unique countries in the world. The land down under, Australia.