The Final Stages Sometimes you think that you’re never going to get there. That countdown app on your phone still shows a horrendous amount of days to go. Then suddenly ‘BOOM’, D Day is nearly here. That’s right – Departure Day is only days away. How did that happen! The final stages when everything starts […]
Finishing our Road Trip We continued on with our journey from Manapouri, ending up in the tourist mecca of Queenstown. It was bustling with tourists which gave it a party atmosphere despite the changeable and rather cooler weather. Pinot and Hiking Not both at the same time! Central Otago make some of the best […]
Visiting Family Southland bound – We heading south to visit family and to take the opportunity for a road trip around the bottom of the south and ending back up to Queenstown. Invercargill was our destination for family catch up and then we headed to ‘lands end’ before taking in the views around Lake Manapouri and […]
Is Middle Age Just a Number Okay, we’re both in our early 50’s. When we first started researching everything there is to know about long term travel, nomads, backpacking or budget journey’s, there were a whole host of YouTube videos on ‘twentysomething backpackers’ and how to make the most out of hostels, drinking and the […]
Everything you need to know about vaccinations The goal posts keep changing when it comes to finding out what vaccinations are required. That’s why it pays to go to a clinic which specialises in overseas travel. They have the up to date information on the warnings and outbreaks around the globe. It’s not cheap but […]
Although we are flying the coop soon, we will never be finished experiencing all this wonderful country has to offer. We’ll never see enough of our own backyard but we’re gonna give a good try.
People travel the world and often haven’t explored their own backyard. Sometimes it’s good to peel back the layers of surrounding area close to home and discover just how lucky we are. Our trip to the Manukau Heads Lighthouse and Awhitu Regional Park made for a great day out yet all within an hours drive […]