A weekend away in Dunedin!

While restrictions are easing and things are starting to get back to normal here in New Zealand, me and my family decided to go on a weekend trip out of Christchurch to Dunedin. Before lock down I had booked a solo trip down for myself but had to cancel due to all that was going… Continue reading A weekend away in Dunedin!

Two days in Queenstown, New Zealand!

  Just a few days ago I went on a quick solo trip over to Queenstown and for someone who is from New Zealand, it is almost a crime that I hadn't been until now (or at least that is what people proceeded to tell me). Being relatively close to the town I would usually… Continue reading Two days in Queenstown, New Zealand!

Hungover and Exploring Rome (Part 2)

If you haven't already you can catch up on part one here. I awoke the next day with my hangover gone and rearing to go! It was my last official day in Rome before the dreaded 35+ hour venture back home to New Zealand so I wanted to make the most of it! I was completely… Continue reading Hungover and Exploring Rome (Part 2)

A guide of what NOT to pack!

Through the history of my luggage post I talked about the journey I went through with my travel packs along with the struggles and changes I faced. Throughout that journey I was confronted with many and I mean many of those 'why did I pack this' moments. So after too many overly priced parcels sent back… Continue reading A guide of what NOT to pack!

Home away from home- Bath, England

Home away from home is a new series of mine about my experience living in certain places abroad, stayed tuned for Home away from home-Sydney, Australia.    Just over a year ago, I visited Bath on a day trip from Bristol by catching the 10minute train from Bristol Temple Meads Station to Bath Spa Station.… Continue reading Home away from home- Bath, England

Hungover and exploring Rome (Part 1)

  After spending the night partying it up in the hostel bar I was abruptly woken up by someone else's alarm going off first thing in the morning from the bunk across me, perhaps it was a call from the heavens because I woke with a start still half drunk thinking 'shit my tour leaves… Continue reading Hungover and exploring Rome (Part 1)

The moment I decided I wanted to drop everything and travel (a short story)

I sat at my computer at a loss as I read down once again at the piece of paper enclosed in my hand. 'Please explain in few or more sentences why you are passionate about this course.' I retraced the words back over and over in my head, settling on the word 'passionate' when a… Continue reading The moment I decided I wanted to drop everything and travel (a short story)

Getting tattoos abroad (my story)

A lot of the time trips call for a bit of spontaneity and for many of us that means tattoos... or at least for me anyway! So while backpacking around Europe me and a few of my close friends decided it would be a great idea to get small tattoos while we were on our… Continue reading Getting tattoos abroad (my story)

From Brighton, England to New Brighton, New Zealand

  You most probably have heard of the wonderful seaside city of Brighton on the south coast of England but you may not yet have heard of New Brighton right on the opposite side of the world in New Zealand.  New Brighton is a coastal suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand about 8 kilometres to the… Continue reading From Brighton, England to New Brighton, New Zealand