Moving to a new city, even a gorgeous one like Sydney, it can take a while to feel like a local. Whether it’s finding your go-to dancing spot, idling at your local farmers market or getting a motorcycle license and hitting the road, there’s more to it than just the big tourist landmarks. One newly settled resident recounts those early days and the people and places that finally helped her settle in.
Everywhere we go, we hear the call to help save the earth. Eco-activist Tara Abrina writes about the many different ways travelers can become more mindful about their environmental impact — and how it starts with approaching the world with humility.