Lumen (and why she isn’t coming)

One of the first questions I’m asked when I tell people about the trip is: “What about your other dogs?”. You may have noticed from other posts in this blog that I do have two other dogs – Lumen, who is a 5 year old Aussie Shepherd, and Mallei, who is a 13 year old Aussie….

Hiking with Dogs: Mt. Tassie Loop

I love taking our dogs bushwalking and hiking, but I always find it challenging (in Australia) to find places to take them! As I discover dog-friendly hikes, forests and trails, I’ll blog about them to help others find interesting, beautiful and exciting places to explore with their dogs too! Read about our most recent trip to Mt….

Winter Bear

So, I feel like a little bear. A little Australian bear that’s never had to hibernate through a winter. What do people with dogs even do in winter? I know some people in instagram go skiing with their dogs and they seem happy enough… What about his little paws? How do I find safe places to do this? Will we freeze to death? Does he need to wear a coat?

Timelines & Options

Sometimes there are so many options. So many possibilities. How do you choose the one that will give the best outcome, especially when it comes to travelling, to the unknown, to the freedom that I’ll have once we get to Europe and can decide when and where we want to go on our own time?

Hiking with Dogs: Tallarook

I love taking our dogs bushwalking and hiking, but I always find it challenging (in Australia) to find places to take them! As I discover dog-friendly hikes, forests and trails, I’ll blog about them to help others find interesting, beautiful and exciting places to explore with their dogs too! Where: Tallarook State Forest, approx 110km/1.5 hours north of Melbourne

A Girl & Her Collie

G’day! Welcome to my little blog. This blog was born from an idea to travel to Sweden after life threw me a curveball and I decided to take advantage of the opportunity to do something amazing, to take a breath of fresh air and to live according to one of my favourite quotes – Live…