Tasmania week 1

I like to think that travel is always an adventure and I need to take everything with an open mind and enthusiasm. My first morning at the horse farm in Tassie, I went for a short jog (and died) but the scenery was worth it. Next came the struggle for a shower. If I had … More Tasmania week 1

(intr)Oweek/day + beach welcome

First confusing term, commonly known as introweek for us Europeans, for Australia it is called Oweek (orientation). We first had an orientation day with an anthropologist explaining to us the concept of culture shock and how when we meet and interact with people from a different culture we don’t think “hmm interesting cultural difference” but rather … More (intr)Oweek/day + beach welcome

Welcome to ‘straya

“Ladies and gentlemen we kindly ask you to close your shutters as we are flying into sunlight”. Probably the most poetic thing I have ever heard a captain say during a flight, also the first time that I have actually realised that I am somewhat travelling into the future when flying to the East. The … More Welcome to ‘straya