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How to Plan Your Vacation to Australia

Sexy Nerd is IMPOSSIBLE to plan a vacation with! He's the kind of person who says things like "Why are you stressing out about this? Just book something." and then complains about everything you consider booking.

I really wanted to include a stopover in Honolulu. It would break up the long flight from LAX to Sydney and only cost a little more than flying directly. With our 5 year wedding anniversary approaching, we had been hoping to revisit our ceremony location and eat our wedding cake (one of the benefits of using a cake that the bakery has in stock every day). Unfortunately, no matter how hard I planned, I just couldn't seem to create an itinerary that included Hawaii. Sexy Nerd kept saying to skip it. He said that a trip to Australia should focus 100% on Australia and that he didn't care about stopping in Honolulu.

So, I showed him an idea for an itinerary. "But I thought we were going to stop in Hawaii," he said, completely crushed.

"Think of the happy times," I remind myself. "The wife is always the #1 suspect when a husband goes missing."

Sexy Nerd recently had a day off. I left him with the task of coming up with a travel plan for our Australia trip. The only requirement was that airfare had to be $1500 or less per person, round trip.

When I returned from work, I asked if it was harder than he'd expected. "Nope," he replied smugly. He had easily planned our Australian airfare for just a little over $2000 each.

Sometimes, I just want to shake him.