Thinking About Leaving the US? Are You Under 31? Come on Down Under!

Are you looking for an adventure, fed up with the political situation in the United States, or a combination of both? Are you under 31? If so, I would recommend moving down under. Australia, and New Zealand, has a visa that allows people from certain countries under the age of 31 to come work for […]

Women’s March, Trump Protest, Trump Rally in Sydney

A few weeks ago I saw a sign in Newtown advertising a Trump protest in Hyde Park on January 21, 2017. I knew I had to go check it out and interview some people. I contacted the organizer and she said she would be glad to talk with me. A few days before the protest, […]

Lions and Tigers and BEARS, oh my!

Australia sure does have their fair share of weird animals, but no lions or tigers or bears. Contrary to the name, the koala is not a bear, it is a marsupial. Some of the bizarre animals include the kangaroo, emu, platypus, as well as all kinds of snakes and spiders. But many Aussies sure do […]

Soccer in Sydney, Jeff Style

So one thing happens when you travel a lot, are very outgoing and love people, you meet lots of new people and enjoy lots of adventures. How I came to watch my first soccer game in Sydney was no exception. First some background and then the story. Background Ten years ago while traveling throughout Europe, […]

First Russian girl in Sydney

I love a lot of things, Russian girls are definitely one of them. I dated some Russian girls while living in Alaska and made a lot of Russian friends there. I have spent a lot of time in Russia, Ukraine and many former Soviet Republics. I managed to learn to speak Russian during all of […]

My first blog post! New Zealand and Australia here I come.

Well, this is my first blog post. I left Alaska a month ago and have had quite the adventure so far. I flew into LA on the red eye and spent the day with my sister and her husband, after a nice nap. I then flew to Auckland, New Zealand and spent a few days […]