6/26 New Things Challenge: Visit Melbourne’s loo with a view

As far as toilet experiences go, my encounters with loos this year whilst travelling S.E Asia have been pretty horrific . One that sticks in mind was the sleeper train toilet in Thailand which wasn’t so much a toilet but rather a hole that dropped down onto the tracks surrounded by some footholds. This madeContinue reading “6/26 New Things Challenge: Visit Melbourne’s loo with a view”

5/26 New Things Challenge: Cook a new dish

Yesterday I learnt two things: 1)How to cook Paella and 2) How to pronounce Paella. Paella which I have been pronouncing ‘Pie-ella,’ is in fact pronounced ‘Pie-ai-a!’ Who knew?! Well my housemate Felix, who spent a lot of time in South America did. One of my 26 challenges is going to be to get a SpanishContinue reading “5/26 New Things Challenge: Cook a new dish”

3/26 New Things Challenge: Drink a whole bucket of Slurpee!

One of the best things in  Australia are 7Elevens and THE BEST thing about 7Elevens are slurpees! Now normally slurpees look and come like this… But on a VERY special day they can come like this! This special day is Bring Your Own Cup Day! On September 22nd, 7Elevens allow customers to bring and fill upContinue reading “3/26 New Things Challenge: Drink a whole bucket of Slurpee!”