It’s no secret, single reader, that I am not a speedy traveler. My natural pace tends to be slow, and I have been so blessed in the past with the time to stay and explore. When given the option, I would much rather spend a week really getting to know one place, as opposed to moving every night in order to cram as much of a region into my visit as possible.
But life doesn’t always give you that option, does it?
Continue reading “New Zealand South Island: The 1 Week Road Trip Itinerary”
Road trip selfie!
This blog has been sorely, sorely neglected – and it’s not for lack of content! I’ve been travelling loads this year, but between work and
wedding planning, I’ve been kept away from my old hobby.
Well, it’s officially spring break here in Melbourne, and I’m determined to update you all at least a little bit!
Continue reading “Views from the Great Ocean Road”
How has 5 months gone by so quickly?? 5 months with no new content on this blog. It turns out moving and getting to a know a new job, city, and country takes a lot out of you.
Continue reading “2016”
The spirit of conservation seems to be ingrained in Kiwi culture, and I found myself reflecting often on why this must be while hiking the Abel Tasman.
Continue reading “The Abel Tasman Coast Track Part III: Torrent Bay Through the Final Farewell”
Bark Bay as we made our approach
The pristine bays of Abel Tasman National Park are divided by fingers of land that reach out into the ocean and range in width from pinky to palm size. Continue reading “The Abel Tasman Coast Track Part II: Onetahuti to the First Glimpse of Torrent Bay”
It’s a few days after Christmas 2015, and I couldn’t be farther from my New York City apartment. Continue reading “The Abel Tasman Coast Track Part I: Getting There & The Way to Onetahuti”
I don’t think I’ll ever stop dreaming of the two weeks Tom and I spent touring New Zealand’s South Island. Continue reading “Best of: New Zealand South Island Road Trip 2015”
After a couple of days rest (and study! There’s no such thing as a real vacation for this graduate student!)
in Sumner, Tom and I packed up the car once more for our last stop on our great south island road trip: Kaikoura. Continue reading “NZ South Island Road Trip Stop 7: Seals, Seafood, and Seeing it for Yourself in Kaikoura”
View of Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains from the Port Hills
The coastline south of Christchurch is all gorgeous ocean views and craggy volcanic cliffs. Continue reading “NZ South Island Road Trip Stop 6: Visit Sumner”