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Is Australia expensive to travel in – our 2020 nomadic travel costs

January 24, 2021

Is a year in Australia more expensive than travelling overseas for the same time period? Over the past few years I have documented in various blogs how affordable it is to travel the world full-time. At the start of 2020 I decided not to continue doing this as I felt I had published enough real […]

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The phone call you never want to receive

December 20, 2020

We were expecting June 2020 to be another relaxing month under lockdown. Enjoying the winter sunshine and wonderful view over the Maroochydore River on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Instead, it turned out to be, probably, the most stressful, emotional, turbulent, confusing and challenging time of our lives. This post details a personally challenging […]

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Preparing for family loss as a Nomad

December 18, 2020

One inescapable fact of life is that none of us is going to live forever. When we started our nomadic, house sitting lifestyle back in 2015 my dad was 83 and Jacqueline’s parents edging close to 70. So, before embarking on our travels we had to face the reality that at some point in time […]

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2019 in review – how much did we spend?

January 3, 2020

Well, it’s the end of another year and time to review our travel budget and travel costs for the year just gone. I’ve crunched the numbers and would you believe that we traversed 11 countries across the globe this year for only $33,088.26 – that’s just $90.56 a day for 2 people. Read on to […]

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April 2018 – A wedding, Frankfurt and Spain

January 24, 2019

The first two weeks of April saw us completing two house sits before continuing our travels overseas with a special Business Class flight! A few days prior to our departure we attended our niece’s wedding on an unseasonal and bitterly cold Autumn afternoon. Wedding’s are very special days and this one was no exception. However, […]

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March 2018 – Australia

January 8, 2019

Having concluded our Asian sojourn we returned to our hometown – Melbourne, in mid-February. Our return was to honour a commitment we’d made a few years earlier to a dear friend that had asked us to pet sit her two little doggies. As chance would have it our niece was getting married in mid-April so […]

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Preparing for our Excellent Adventure…

November 10, 2015

Glenn, for many years, has had romantic ideas about spending 6 months living in a sugar cube house on a Greek Island and the remainder of the year living in Australia.
“It will never work! How can we afford it? Won’t we get bored? What about our house, jobs?” was my response.

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