Lifestyle Tips

Lifestyle design tips for people who dream of living and working in a place they love or want to design their own digital nomad lifestyle.

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Triathlon at 50: Training Week 3

It’s only week three and I’m already regretting this project. I’m looking for escuses and wondering if sprint tri (swim 750m, bike 20km, run 5km) is enough or if l need to do the full olympic distance to fulfill the challenge. At the moment the olympic distance (swim 1.5km, bike 40km, run 10km) seems well beyond […]

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Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 1

After two years of running, I needed a new challenge and set my intention to learn to swim freestyle. I secretly want to be able to cycle properly too, so when a free

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Triathlon at 50 equipment list and costs

Project Triathlon at 50: Equipment Needed and Costs

A free eight week triathlon training program for Noosa women convinced me to stop thinking about doing a triathlon and go

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Altec Lansing jacket Speakers

Indestructible Altec Lansing Speakers: for Travellers who are Rough on Things

Altec Lansing, the world’s leading choice for dynamic audio systems, redefines portability and durability with

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Travelling With Teenagers

Travelling With Teenagers: a 7 Step Survival Guide

Teenagers present a tricky paradox. As their parents we love them dearly and know these years before they leave home are precious and

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Happy Holidays! And a Prawn Nibbles Recipe...

Happy Holidays! And a Blackened Prawn Nibbles Recipe…

Years whizz by and I never feel as if I have much to show for the passing of time. However a quick scan of my posts for 2016 shows that I did focus on many of the things I value most last year: Family and Friends We bought a house and moved in. All the kids love […]

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Asus ZenBook Flip Laptop Review

Laptop Review: Asus ZenBook Flip on the Road

No one likes to feel trapped, which is probably why I don’t work at a desk anymore. When I’m travelling

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How to Believe in Yourself

How to Believe in Yourself

So many things are internalised during our childhood that we remain largely unaware of what drives us to start something, to keep trying or to give up, sometimes even before

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healthy weekend

A Healthy Weekend

Friday night finds me in bed at 8pm. There are six weeks left in my teaching qualification and, after 10.5 months of reading, workshops and assignments interspersed with 15

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How to raise adventurous kids

How to Raise Adventurous Kids for Fearful Mums

The thought of my kids doing some of the things I did when I was younger makes me shudder. Hitch-hiking, being flashed at or moving to the other side of the world where they

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Changing your habits for better health

Other People CAN Help You Change Your Habits: Here’s How!

Want to change your habits for better health? Maybe you’d like to drink more water? Start meditating? Or exercise more? Spending time with like-minded people is a short cut

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Haruki Murakami Quotes The Wind Up Bird Chronicle

My New Writer Crush #1: Haruki Murakami and the Quotes I Love

During a teppanyaki experience at the Bali Intercontinental last year, I was seated by a Swiss man. In case you’re not familiar with teppanyaki it’s a Japanese style of cooking where guests are seated around

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iPhone photography tips

15 iPhone Photography Tips Everyone Should Know

As a blogger I spend way to much time on the Internet and social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, StumbledUpon… Well, you get the idea. For many years Iresisted the urge to

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You're never too old

You’re Never Too Old

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” C. S. Lewis. Do you ever wonder if you’re too old to wearthat dress, hat or bikini? You’re not! You’re never

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Australian travel blogger Annabel Candy

What I’m Doing Now

Friends, clients, readers and media contacts often ask what I’m up to at the moment. So I’m hoping this page will keep you up

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Author: Annabel Candy