Monthly Archives: March 2015

Redwood forest great ocean road Double-Barrelled Travel

Blowing the budget

In January we went insanely over our budget. By more than $2,000 in fact. And what’s worse, if you add the cost of flights to that, it’s nearly $3,000 over budget. Ouch. Unfortunately, January also coincided with a month that we didn’t make much money. Things were slow after Christmas and into the New Year. […]

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Cozumel Mexico Double-Barrelled Travel

Why travel won’t make you happy

I was bored. Down. Lonely. Aimless. 26 years old and in a cul-de-sac at work, in life, at home. I craved adventure, change, excitement; and most of all I wanted that elusive thing – happiness. So I did what everyone who gets the “quarter-life crisis” does. I bought a backpack and a ticket to South-East […]

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