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2017 Travel Mileage

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017

It’s that time of the year where I get out my black frame hipster glasses, grab a soy chai and work out my travel mileage! Last year, I didn’t actually visit any new countries,...

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Country Count – January 2018

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018

Happy New Year!! Country Count… The list of countries I have been to, so far… 2017 has probably been my favourite year yet. It’s taken me on many adventures; in both travel...

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Totally Travel Talk

Totally Travel Talk with Kristyn

Posted by on May 17, 2017

Today I am talking to my beautiful friend Kristyn. Our paths crossed back in Sydney in December 2013 and we instantly became friends for life. Kristyn and her husband, Joe, decided...

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Totally Sam's World

This Year In Sam’s World – 2017

Posted by on Dec 30, 2017

Every year I like to write a little summary of some of the most exciting things that happen. Then, come the end of December, I can reflect on what I have achieved and experienced....

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Country Count – January 2018

Country Count – January 2018

Jan 3, 2018

Happy New Year!! Country Count… The list of countries I have been to, so far… 2017 has probably been my favourite year yet. It’s taken me on many adventures; in both travel and life lessons. I’ve visited 4 new countries – Denmark, UAE, Sri Lanka & the Maldives – bringing my grand total to 29. I have seen my family much more than usual and...

This Year In Sam’s World – 2017

This Year In Sam’s World – 2017

Dec 30, 2017

Every year I like to write a little summary of some of the most exciting things that happen. Then, come the end of December, I can reflect on what I have achieved and experienced. Here is a little summary of Sam’s year in Travel 2017… — January– In January, my lovely Grandma came to Byron Bay to visit us. We showed her around and made many beautiful...

Silversmithing with Thomas Frank

Silversmithing with Thomas Frank

Dec 27, 2017

I have always been attracted to jewellery and have always dreamed of designing and making my own. I’ve been meaning to book myself into a workshop for years now, but it had never really worked out…. until recently. I was on google and happened to find myself on the Hammer & Hand website. I noticed that there was a jeweller, named Thomas Frank, who...

2017 Travel Mileage

2017 Travel Mileage

Dec 19, 2017

It’s that time of the year where I get out my black frame hipster glasses, grab a soy chai and work out my travel mileage! Last year, I didn’t actually visit any new countries, but this year I have made up for it! I’ve been lucky enough to explore 4 new countries and many more adventures; making 2017 the ‘most miles traveled’ year yet. I’m hoping...

Honeymoon Adventures in Sri Lanka

Honeymoon Adventures in Sri Lanka

Dec 8, 2017

I’ve always wanted to visit Sri Lanka. It looks so beautiful in photos, the people have been dubbed some of the friendliest in the World and I’ve always imagined myself immersed in the culture, the food, the spectacular scenery and the beautiful wildlife. Tom and I visited in October for our honeymoon and it certainly did not disappoint. We opted to hire a...

Sri Lanka Photo Highlight

Sri Lanka Photo Highlight

Dec 2, 2017

Each time I visit a destination I am going to share my favourite photo. This one was taken on Safari, in Kaudulla National Park, near Sigiriya. We came across a heard of around 80 female Elephants. It was absolutely...

Maldives Photo Highlight

Maldives Photo Highlight

Nov 29, 2017

Each time I visit a destination I am going to share my favourite photo. This one was taken as we stepped off the boat, on to the stunning island of...

Discovering Dubai

Discovering Dubai

Oct 26, 2017

On our way back from the UK, Tom and I decided to stop and visit Dubai. I had heard mixed reviews about the United Arab Emirates most famous city, so fancied checking it out for myself.   My first impression of the giant man made jungle was that it was unbelievably extravagant. Everything is the ‘biggest’, ‘tallest’ or ‘most luxurious’. It was...