Shannon’s Desk

I love to share my travel stories and photos, share what I have been up to, and inspire others to go after their passions. Sometimes I also just like to share my thoughts on a topic or on something I read or watched and I needed a space to house these musings – so welcome to Shannon’s Desk. Check out what I’ve been writing about lately:

 

Travel and the pursuit of happiness
How to save and plan for a well-deserved break from your career
An award winning (modest) and honest lifestyle and travel blog - Home base is Ballarat/Melbourne, Australia

Recognised as one of Australia's top 5 lifestyle blogs by The Culture Trip! Also listed as one of Australia's top 10 blogs by Pedestrian TV.

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