Saturday, 29 March 2014

My choice of stallion

In a few days (next Tuesday) I'm leaving New Zealand and heading over the ditch and into Australia. I'll arrive in Sydney airport in the afternoon, spend the evening/night there, before heading over to the domestic terminal and catching my 07:20 flight to Perth.

Am I prepared? Is everything in order? Of course not EVERYTHING is order, that'd be boring. But I'd like to think I managed to cover a lot so far. Check it out.



Friday, 21 March 2014

Inspiration

It's no secret that we humans digest, observe and interact with everything we see. I believe that all we do, see, hear, touch etc. affects us in some way or another. It doesn't have to be a huge impact, it could something as small as deciding to wear a blue tie instead of a black tie to a dinner party. We base our lives on the impressions we're faced with.

Sunday, 9 March 2014

My 10 tips for becoming an expat

expat
ɛksˈpat/
noun & adjective
informal
  1. 1.
    short for expatriate.

Moving abroad can be both liberating and scary. You get to see a whole new world other then the one you grew up in. As you know, I love travelling and I love seeing new places. But there's a difference to going somewhere on holiday and moving there, becoming an expat.

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Reasons why

Some people have asked me: Tom, why on Earth are you doing this? My answer is simply: Why aren't you?

I've boiled down my inspiration to do this trip to three points:

Sunday, 2 March 2014

My Australia plans

Well, the time has come to reveal what I'll actually be doing in Australia. Over the last three months I've been putting together the specifics, looking at charts and graphs and reading countless blog posts and books about this. I've received help from people in several countries and gotten a great deal of advice. So here it goes: I'm going to cycle across Australia from Perth to Brisbane, over 5800 km, to raise money for kids in hospitals.