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Sweden: Things Loved, Things Lost.

“You should write a post. One about Sweden, one about Germany,” my girlfriend tells me, while we stroll through the Christmas markets of a quaint German town a few hours from her place. I should. I know I should. But every time I try, I falter. I’ve never considered myself a “travel writer” – I…

Vanlife with Dogs: What to Pack

The other day was the four month anniversary since I landed and so Loki and I have our routines down pat now, rain, sun or snow (literally). If you’re thinking about hitting the road with your dog, long term or short term, you might be wondering what to pack. Don’t stress! It’s not as complicated…

Hiking with Dogs: Drei Seen Wanderung (Austria)

I love taking our dogs bushwalking and hiking, but I always found 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: 3-Seen-Wanderung, near Gössenberg, Styria, Austria. Click here for…

What It’s Like Travelling With a Dog

One month (and a bit) in… Obviously I’m not a pro (yet) at travelling with a dog, but it has been a bit of a learning curve. I thought while everything is still fresh and shiny and new, I’d write down my experiences. Once I’m an “old hat” at travelling with Loki, things might seem…

Preparing Your Puppy for Future Travel

I’m a member of a Facebook group all about people travelling with their dogs. Sometimes someone asks the question: “What should I do to get my dog ready to travel?” and people provide plenty of useful information, usually telling them to teach sit, stay, etc. However, while I think ‘sit’ is a relatively useful command,…

How To: Take Your Dog Overseas (or Into Australia)

I’ve had some fantastic reactions when I tell people I’m taking Loki on this trip with me. I’ve had to say the same thing so often that I almost have it down as a script. People: So, I hear you’re going overseas. Me: Yeah, yeah, it’s a pretty big adventure. People: Sounds great! But what…