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An adventure in the land of hobbits

In November 2014 I packed my Aussie life into two suitcases (I have no idea how on earth I managed!) and boarded a plane to start a new page in New Zealand. 185 more words


Auckland on a second glance.

Last time we came to New Zealand (March 2014) we didn’t really see much, if any of Auckland. I’d say that New Zealand is more infamous for its astonishing landscapes and divine scenery. 897 more words


Harper Pass

With a small window of opportunity before I will be needed for work, and with drought meaning river levels were low, I thought it was time to cross the Southern Alps.  2,761 more words

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How to move abroad, a step by step guide

Moving abroad is not as difficult as it may sound, it’s pretty much as easy as making a decision, saving money and getting a ticket. If it’s one of your dreams there’s no excuses, everyone who wants to go can.. 1,402 more words


Where to next?

It’s been a wonderful time for the past week with our newly discovered family Chris, Kelly, Millie, Penny, Bennett and Maggie. We’ve played tourist in Christchurch, spent hours on crafts and playing games, ridden over spectacular hills in warm sunshine and enjoyed every moment. 57 more words

Bike Touring

Round the world in 40 days

5 days to go. Woke up this a.m. dreaming about a supersize bag in red white and purple striped British Airways livery enveloping my normal size bag and circulating on a round gleaming airport carousel. 77 more words

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The Bay of Islands

The 150 undeveloped islands that make up New Zealand’s ‘Bay of Islands’ are understandably one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations.

The stunning turquoise waters are a visitor’s and local’s playground – divers, kayakers, sailors and dolphin swimmers mingle in and out of the picturesque bays come summer, and we could not wait to join them! 430 more words