I was able to surprise a great friend, also named Samantha for her 40th birthday in Berry NSW by sneaking back to Australia a few days early. It was hard not to share the news of my imminent arrival but it was worth it when I saw the surprise on everyones face, special thanks to … Continue reading Berry Nice Surprise!
We were in Tokyo during the super typhoon Hagibis which quickly escalated to a level 5 emergency warning
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Today marks 12 months since we officially became digital nomads! Continue reading Happy Travel Anniversary to us!
Just wanted to share a little post about how we’ve focused on our health during our travels especially the last 12 months and we are both feeling great and Ben in particular is looking amazing. He has lost 26kgs in two years on the road. Sharing a photo from Vietnam in 2017 and just a … Continue reading The road to health is paved with temptation!
We took a week kitesurfing retreat in Jeneponto, it was very remote and the first season for new kite resort Batikite. Here are some photos of our trip, the highlights include more kiting than we’ve ever done in a week and posing for selfies with the friendly locals. Now we are off to Japan for … Continue reading Kitesurfing in Jeneponto
We are enjoying a lovely week at Kamalaya joined by our good friend Lisa from Australia. I took part in the Embracing Change program and Ben did the Basic Optimal Fitness program. Big shout out to Ben who has lost 19.5kgs since his previous visit in 2017 – seems the full time travel lifestyle really … Continue reading Retreating in Koh Samui
One of the best things about Koh Phangan is the food! The quality is excellent especially given its an island, off of an island. So as well as a huge variety of excellent Thai food (we love Larb Gai and Pad Kra Pao) many expats have moved to Koh Phangan and set up their own … Continue reading International Island – Koh Phangan Food Guide 2019
Sam here: I love flying, despite the many, many thousands of kilometres I’ve flown, when in a window seat, I love to observe the world unfurling below the wing tip. It is a true pleasure and in these moments I am most grateful for the opportunity to explore the world, to see these sights with … Continue reading The Magic Sky
One of the surprising benefits of our lifestyle is getting to see family not only across the country but around the world. Ben spent time with his Mum in NZ at the end of last year and we purposely planned a long sit in Perth to spent time with his younger sister Sarah.I squeezed in … Continue reading Family Ties
We decided we wanted to continue to travel for at least 12 months after returning from several months in Thailand in October 2018, previously we had kept a home-base in Melbourne but within days of our return we agreed it was time to take the plunge and become full time nomads and within 3 weeks … Continue reading Five Steps to a Remote Life