He then came to Australia in April 2011 and spent a month with my friends and family before proposing!
We spent two weeks in London in June of that year (where he proposed again, with a ring this time!
), and he was back in Australia in October for our engagement party.
I spent Christmas and New Years in America with him (where he proposed again…to be funny…on the big screen at Madison Square Gardens during a New York Rangers Game), and he moved to Australia on a 12 month work/travel visa in May of 2012.
For something different experience the view from the skies, with a champagne breakfast and balloon flight over the city.
After flying home from Africa and fitting back into “reality”, roses arrived for me on my first day back at work!Brisbane is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the gateway to its many attractions.There’s so much to see and do, from cuddling a koala to the adrenaline rush of abseiling down the Kangaroo Point Cliffs.Listen to what your friends and family have to say, sure, but thank them for their opinion and continue living your life.Family rumors circulated amongst the extended family that I was heading off for Christmas in Scotland with someone I had met on the internet (although let’s be honest I’ve met worse guys “conventionally” in bars and nightclubs than I have online); that Mike was actually 60; and I had friends who went as far to enlighten me in detail as to how I was going to end up raped and murdered, chopped up into little pieces in a garbage disposal in some dark alley somewhere in the world. ) I was continually told that there was no way he was being faithful to me 15,000 kilometers away, and that I was wasting my time and being ridiculous.