Sydney

5 things I learned from my boss

1. Maintain a customer-first mentality Working in a service industry (and in my case, a cafe) means that without the customers, you don’t really have a business. This requires putting the customers’ needs into consideration before your own, from simple

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5 things I learned from my boss

1. Maintain a customer-first mentality Working in a service industry (and in my case, a cafe) means that without the customers, you don’t really have a business. This requires putting the customers’ needs into consideration before your own, from simple

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A continuing journey

A year ago today, I hit the pause button on my life in Vancouver. I stepped aboard that Boeing 777 and landed up somewhere halfway around the world, carrying two large packpacks, a large suitcase, and a camera bag. How

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A continuing journey

A year ago today, I hit the pause button on my life in Vancouver. I stepped aboard that Boeing 777 and landed up somewhere halfway around the world, carrying two large packpacks, a large suitcase, and a camera bag. How

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Sunset from Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

I decided to pop down to one of my favourite locations in Sydney, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, one clear late afternoon to get some photos of the gorgeous harbour with the famous view of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour

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Sunset from Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

I decided to pop down to one of my favourite locations in Sydney, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, one clear late afternoon to get some photos of the gorgeous harbour with the famous view of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour

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A Short Journey Between Two Homes (Video)

Following my previous success with compiling a travel video and getting some good feedback, I thought I’d use another travel opportunity to shoot and edit another one. Truth be told this is quite a personal piece for me. To provide

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A Short Journey Between Two Homes (Video)

Following my previous success with compiling a travel video and getting some good feedback, I thought I’d use another travel opportunity to shoot and edit another one. Truth be told this is quite a personal piece for me. To provide

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Anonymity of travelling

When we were young, we did whatever we wanted without a care in the world what others thought. Our parents would be the only ones to tell us what’s acceptable and what’s not. As we grow older, we also grow

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Anonymity of travelling

When we were young, we did whatever we wanted without a care in the world what others thought. Our parents would be the only ones to tell us what’s acceptable and what’s not. As we grow older, we also grow

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An update on life – May

It’s been a while since I’ve provide an update about what and how I’m doing. You know it’s all starting to get a bit unclear when friends start pinging you wondering where in the world you are. Despite all the

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An update on life – May

It’s been a while since I’ve provide an update about what and how I’m doing. You know it’s all starting to get a bit unclear when friends start pinging you wondering where in the world you are. Despite all the

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Sometimes, you have to let go

“Coffee up.” It’s what I’ve been used to hearing every couple of minutes at work. Drop everything you are doing and bring that delicious cup of coffee to the customer as soon as possible. Time flies. In a blink of

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Sometimes, you have to let go

“Coffee up.” It’s what I’ve been used to hearing every couple of minutes at work. Drop everything you are doing and bring that delicious cup of coffee to the customer as soon as possible. Time flies. In a blink of

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Stick your hand up, and show that you want it!

I just realized that almost a month has passed since my last written update to my blog. I guess it’s probably a good indication of my level of busyness. Things have quickly transitioned over from being “just a visitor” to

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Stick your hand up, and show that you want it!

I just realized that almost a month has passed since my last written update to my blog. I guess it’s probably a good indication of my level of busyness. Things have quickly transitioned over from being “just a visitor” to

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Never try, never know

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve been perusing every possible career website available recommended to me for a job that I can possibly do for the next little while in Sydney. Something ideally lasting 3-6 months would be perfect

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Never try, never know

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve been perusing every possible career website available recommended to me for a job that I can possibly do for the next little while in Sydney. Something ideally lasting 3-6 months would be perfect

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Excuse me while I’m busy making some lemonade

As I mentioned briefly in my previous post, couple weeks ago just shortly after I landed in Sydney, how I was excited to find a great little place to stay in the suburbs with the mindset that I’ll be based

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Excuse me while I’m busy making some lemonade

As I mentioned briefly in my previous post, couple weeks ago just shortly after I landed in Sydney, how I was excited to find a great little place to stay in the suburbs with the mindset that I’ll be based

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