Tag Archives: Australia

Which Country Has the Best Beer?

Which country has the best beer? Since the brewing process left Egypt, it’s a question that has plagued mankind. But it really comes down to a subjective answer: personal taste. What I like will be drastically different than what someone else prefers. Just ask my buddy, who’d any day choose something hoppy over my wheats. […]

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

I’ve been going through some sort of nesting phase that I can’t quite explain; cleaning has taken on a new meaning as dirt and dust have started to cower before my mighty spray bottle. Just a couple of days ago I ventured into the closet in my guest bedroom, which is actually more of a […]

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Touring the Sydney Opera House

It’s easy to identify a place by a particular building or landmark. For instance, Egypt will always be identified with the pyramids or France with the Eiffel Tower. The very same can be said for Sydney, Australia with the Sydney Opera House as one will forever be linked with the other. As such, when I […]

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Sailing Alone Around the World

I tend to find myself in a bookstore for a randomly justified reason. I really have no good reason to head in, as though I’m out of books to read, but I somehow make up a reason and go in there and buy something I don’t really need. I did this a few months ago […]

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Cold Beer and Crocodiles

I knew that after reading Bill Bryson’s In a Sunburned Country, anything that followed most likely would be a let down. Nonetheless, I picked up Cold Beer and Crocodiles: A Bicycle Journey into Australia by Roff Smith. I was keen to to continue reading about traveling, particularly in advance of my trip to Australia, and […]

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In a Sunburned Country

When I planned my trip to Australia I was pretty much a newbie when it came to reading travel books. I was headed to my final of the seven continents, and already held a great appreciation for traveling, but hadn’t read much in the way of travel literature. I was hesitant to pick up a […]

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