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    Guest Post: Feeling the Philippines by Carrots for Coffee

    Our friends Claire and Brent left Canada in June for a journey of a lifetime: they decided to live abroad for a year in Southeast Asia, learning to dive, taking pictures, and making a living off of both those things; first stopping in Australia, where Brent is originally from, to set up their site and blog, Carrots for Coffee. A few weeks before they left Canada, we were their halfway house of sorts after the mass exodus of their apartment – you should see their super organized storage locker – which meant two things: 1) The contents of their fridge and pantry merged with ours (which is awesome because they eat…

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    Guest Post: London Calling – Ex-pat life and just going for it by Broad World

    I recently had dinner with my friend Stef, who I hadn’t seen in years but had stayed connected with through the wonders of technology. Thank you, Facebook. Stef is one of the most adventurous people I know. (Who else would semi-randomly move to Ghana??) Her most recent adventure has been living in London the past two years. Stef is also a blogger*, so while we were having a proper catch up over a delicious Asian fusion dinner at Wild Rice (on the Quay in my stomping grounds of New Westminster – check it out. Tasty stuff.), I asked her if she would do a guest post about her adventures as an ex-pat in London.…

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    Guest Post: Kate’s Adventures in the Land Down Under

    Have you been to Australia? I have not – it’s on the list. Therefore, I have been living vicariously through my lovely friend Kate. She has been living and travelling throughout the land down under for the last six months and is now getting ready to come back home (yay!). While I am still sifting through my Japan and Taiwan photos and writing related posts, I asked Kate if she’d be so kind as to write a summary of her trip and share some photos for a guest post. (Idea courtesy of another lovely friend, Stef, another West Coast city girl, who writes her Broad World blog from across the Atlantic while on…