The Venom Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

I’m Georgie, a 25 year old, from Adelaide, Australia. That’s me up there, in a particularly memorable moment from Bangkok, Thailand. When not travelling, I have a regular 9 – 5 job in the legal field. I graduated from university with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Journalism – so while I use my law degree in everyday life, not so much so for my journalism parchment. That is one of the many reasons for starting this travel blog.

My favourite places

I have found plenty to love in every place I’ve ever visited. I always try to see the best in every country I visit and there are exceptionally few places I have downright disliked. That said, Asia in particular has stolen my heart and captured my imagination.  In particular exploring Cambodia and Nepal have been two of my greatest travel memories. I also love Northern Africa & the Middle East, and hope to inspire others to visit this sometimes under appreciated part of the world! I think these places have some of the most hospitable people in the world, and I’ve tried to bring this into my life, too!

My travel style

I think I am most accurately described as a ‘flash packer’ – I love to save money, but I also like to be comfortable on my trips. I hate camping. I love adventure activities, history and culture. Even though I’m pretty small, I have a very healthy appetite for food when I’m on the road. I’m a poor photographer but what I lack in skill I make up for in enthusiasm!

The reasoning behind my blog

With this travel blog I hope to bring you inspiration for your own trips and ideas for your own adventures! On a personal level this blog combines a number of my loves; writing, travel, photography and web development. I have a shocking memory so I hope that this will also serve as an alternative to the travel journals I could never manage to keep!

I first started this blog back in 2014 and I have gone through numerous cycles with it, updating it for awhile and then letting it go. That is why I decided to rebrand it in 2017, from a travel-only blog to include broader topics. I chose ‘beyond the harbour’ because while this is clearly applicable to travel, it is also a motto I hope to apply to my life more generally!

Where have I been?

The current list is:

Argentina, Belgium, Botswana, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Peru, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe

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