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Postcards from The Netherlands | The Best Chocolate in Amsterdam

Author’s Note A day after this blog was posted the beloved Gene Wilder passed away. He was and is the one and only Willy Wonka. Mr Wilder’s portrayal of this beloved character will forevermore be in my heart. Thank you for enriching my childhood.  One of the many things I love most about my job …

Hiking in the Swiss Alps
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Hiking the Swiss Alps | The Amateur’s Survival Guide

Okay let’s keep it real, though I am obsessed with keeping fit and adore the outdoors (say that three times fast), I am not a professional hiker in anyway shape or form. Nevertheless that is no reason to be deterred from hiking through Switzerland’s 62,000 km network of walking trails. With 23,000km of these trails …

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Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer?

When you work in the travel industry or are just obsessed with global exploration you will quickly become familiar with common travel quotes which flood social media. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a motivational quote but like anything some are more meaningful than others. However, this past week over exposure to one quote …

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My Top 10 Tips For Finding Work Overseas

Moving overseas on a working holiday visa is incredibly daunting, particularly if you are going by yourself. After making the decision to relocate temporarily and organizing the red tape one can become quite overwhelmed by the weight of the decision. During this time remain positive and courageous but more importantly grateful. How lucky are we …