Summer weekend in Launceston

Surprise, Surprise- I am back in the Australian island state of Tasmania (for the 6th time in three years!). This time we were down for a friend’s birthday and it also just happened to be (probably) the busiest weekend of the year in Launceston with the Mona Foma festival on. Mona is the Museum of Old & New Art (located […]

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Tasmania, Refuge for wild

If you have been following my blog for a little while you would probably know that I have visited the island state of Australia a few times now (I have a few blog posts about my previous trips). But $28 return tickets & the fact that Tasmania is one of my favourite places means I couldn’t turn down the chance […]

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PhD update, November.

I am not sure if it is the fact that it is half-way through November, that I have a million and one things to do, that I had a whirlwind trip around the USA for a couple of weeks, or (my money is on this one) a combination of all the above. But, I am feeling slightly unmotivated and overwhelmed […]

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Whirlwind USA trip

When the opportunity to attend the inaugural Conservation Marketing and Engagement Congress (CONSMARK) in Virginia USA came up- myself, along with three colleagues, jumped at the opportunity. We spent 6 nights in Arlington Virginia. The conference went for three days but we added on a few nights before. Three of us then flew to Vegas to start a week and […]

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Sunshine in Sonoma Airbnb!

Although I stayed in four airbnbs in the USA I am only blogging about two (mainly because in the whirlwind of the holiday I forgot to take photos of the other one). The first was in suburban Virginia and this one was in the beautiful Sonoma valley (Napa’s lesser known neighbour). This was a little two-bedroom cottage right in the […]

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Suburban American Airbnb.

It has been just over a month since I stay in the last Airbnb (check it out here), and this time I stayed in an Airbnb in Fairfax Virginia, USA! Staying in the suburbs of Virginia (near Washington DC) was a really cool experience. It was much more ‘authentic’ and you get a feel for what it would be like […]

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