In 7 years, I’ve gone from a hobby blogger, who tinkered, to running a serious online business. Here’s what I’ve learned since starting a blog.
I’ve realised that a list is limiting. It limits you from seeing amazing places that you may not have heard of before and realistically, If I updated the list of places I’m learning about along the way, I would never get to any of them. It would be too overwhelming! So, maybe it’s time to ditch the list and follow my instincts… go with the flow, as it were.
I see myself as a digital nomad. One who writes fiction, writes about amazing travel experiences and, through my photography, offers another, wonderful way to share the world as I go.
I answer the most common questions I receive while on the road, as to how I manage to travel full time.
What was a curious interest in the area, turned out to be interesting days of exploration. What a delight the Yarra Valley turned out to be! We even extended our stay. We headed onwards from there to Ballarat where I shared some of Australia’s gold history with Rich.
I have a condition called Misophonia.
I didn’t realize I had it until I was in my late thirties. I mean, I knew something was wrong, but I didn’t know there was a name for it. Misophonia is a condition in which a person reacts extremely negatively to certain sounds that most people take little or no notice of. It’s not easy to live with, let alone travel with. Here’s what it is, how I deal with it, and where to find support.
While there’s more to Phillip Island, the highlight are the penguins at Penguin Parade. Yes, even over those Hemsworth boys. After a great trip prior with Nat, I was excited to share the experience with Rich. While it was memorable, not all of it was in a positive way.