I’ll start this out by saying these are MY top five hikes that I’ve completed (so far). Kels and I spent 4 weeks camping around the South Island in November/ December, we still have SO MANY hikes left on our “to do” list; so these are the Top 5 day hikes that we completed on … Continue reading My Top 5 Day Hikes of NZ’s South Island
Originally I was going to title this post “365 Away from Home”; but, one of the many things I have learned this past year is that home is a feeling – not a place. I have had many ” homes” this last year. I have lived with family, family friends and friend’s family. I have … Continue reading 365 Days of Adventure
Kels and I were pumped to move on from Newcastle and onto Port Stephens. We had visited this part of the country on our first Aussie Road Trip three years ago and really enjoyed it! We remembered nice beaches and tackling massive sand dunes on quad bikes. This time round, we stuck to the beaches … Continue reading Vanlife up the East Coast: Port Stephens
One of my favourite quotes is by the poet Rumi; “Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come?” … Continue reading Welcome to Auckland, NZ
Kelsey and I said See Ya Later to Canada over 8 months ago – we left with a solid set plan in our mind, had our goals laid out, and were ready to take on Australia. Not even 6 weeks into being in Brisbane had we totally thrown away our initial plans to find a … Continue reading Plans Change. And That’s Okay.
We had heard great things about Newcastle; but, we had totally skipped over it on our last Aussie adventure. We were excited to see what it had in store for us! We woke up early on Saturday, October 21 and left our parking spot at Mooney Mooney Rest Stop. I enjoy eating breakfast with a … Continue reading A Weekend in Newcastle, NSW