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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.

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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!

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The Wonders Of Swedish Design

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

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Travel Tip #1: Learn The Lingo Before You Go

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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.

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Eat Like A Local – Experiments In Salt Lakrits

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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!

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