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Travel Tip #2: Tools For The Road

Travel | 29 July 2015 | By

Being a software developer, I’m always on the hunt for the best apps and websites for travel. Today, I’m going to share some of my favourites and I’d love to hear yours.


I’m In Doggie Heaven

Travel | 27 July 2015 | By

Many of you know that I have my heart set on getting a puppy. In preparation, I’ve been studying up on all the latest dog training practices. This led me to Say Yes Dog Training and their series of online courses created by Susan Garrett – an elite dog trainer particularly in the world of agility (think doggie obstacle courses).

Susan’s trophy cabinet is seriously impressive, but more importantly, I love her positive approach to working with dogs. And I’m definitely not the only one – she recently opened up the first part of her Recallers course for free and over 29000 people signed up!

When I heard that Susan was competing at the European Open Agility Competition in Rieden, Germany, I couldn’t wait to see her in action. Since Phil had a couple of weeks off work at the same time (one of the perks of a Swedish summer), it was the perfect opportunity to get a doggie fix!


The Wonders Of Swedish Design


It was wonderful having my friend Jo here last week. We spent our days wandering the city geeking out over talented Swedish design.


Travel Tip #1: Learn The Lingo Before You Go


Travel | 22 July 2015 | By

I’m ecstatic to be making my first venture into Africa in a couple of weeks time. In preparation, I’ve updated my packing list and sourced some anti-malarials.

Next up, one of my key travel to-dos: I have to learn the lingo before I go.


Eat Like A Local – Experiments In Salt Lakrits


Last week, my friend Jo was in Malmö for a holiday. It gave me another opportunity to inflict my “Eat Like a Local” enthusiasm on a new victim!