A Guide to Matiu/Somes Island

There seems to be no end of wonderful things to do in Wellington, the windy capital of New Zealand situated on the southernmost tip of the North Island. We live in Wellington at the moment and returned in early January…

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5 Ways to Hold It Together

Well, this is certainly a different sort of post that I’m used to compiling, but hey, it’s 2020 and this is my creative space to…be creative in. I’ve struggled – especially while backpacking with a minimal amount of ‘stuff’ and…

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Reflecting on my 2019 Travels

What a year. I can hardly wrap my head around the incredible time I’ve had this year, developing emotionally, personally, physically and mentally. I look back at who I was at the start of this year and then at the…

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A Day in San Francisco

I last visited California and my parents in early January 2019. I then hopped on a plane back to Vancouver, Canada before departing on a one-way ticket down under to Australia. Fast forward 351 days and five further countries visited…

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A Day in Martinborough

Martinborough is a lovely little town in the heart of the wine region, Wairarapa, in the southeastern section of the North Island. It’s the perfect destination for a day trip from Wellington, being only 2 hours away by public transport…

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Red Rocks Reserve Hike

On the coast south of Wellington facing the South Island, you’ll find an incredible reserve home to an abundant seal colony and gorgeous red rocks plus plenty of beautiful scenery. Spend a sunny day here wandering the coastline – but…

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