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August 2012

The ultimate USA road trip: the good, the bad and the numbers

To be honest: I was nervous about taking this road trip. Sure, I was stoked to see more of the USA, and after driving across the whole of Australia, I knew via land would be the best way to do it. But I don't like driving or being stuck in a car, my...
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The risk of wanting to make it

It's Thursday night in Philadelphia, and I can't sleep. I move to New York tomorrow. I'm a bundle of nerves, wound tightly to the point of bursting: into tears, into a fit of anxiety. I moved to Nice, to Melbourne without knowing a soul. I...
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Postcard from Mljet Island

After visiting Plitvice Lakes and sailing the Adriatic Sea, I thought I had seen all of the most impossibly pristine waters Croatia had to offer--and then I went to Mljet Island. Not only does this national park have woodsy paths and water...
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