I’m always shopping around for good deals when i’m looking at booking a trip. I often get quotes from travel agents as well as pricing up building the package on my own, and often find flight prices cheaper on skyscanner than quoted by agents, and using booking.com to look for hotels too. I’m naturally drawn … More Booking your backpacking trip yourself
It’s been a long time since I last posted, almost a year in fact. After getting back home from our travels I found it difficult to find the time to write and finish the last few posts about our trip. My main focus after getting back was finding a job and returning to the swing … More Life After travel…..
About a year ago some work colleagues and I set ourselves a challenge to visit 30 different countries before we are 30. There’s a #30before30 tag on instgram which currently has over 25,000 pictures of others trying to achieve their goal. One particular day at work we all downloaded the ‘been’ app, an app which … More 30 before 30 challenge
So Back in January we did a skydive at Lake Wanaka, we didn’t get a chance to upload the video whilst we were out there as we didn’t have a laptop – but alas I have finally gotten round to it and here it is! Enjoy….
A selection of my favourite pictures from our travels
What is the most beautiful part of Europe? Is it the old cities with their long history and big castles? Or is it the beautiful countryside? It all depends on what you are attracted by. For us, there is nothing more beautiful than Northern Europe. The Scandinavian countries are especially beautiful. The introvert people, their … More Packing Tips: How To Pack The Right Way
Our first few nights post camper were spent in Whitianga. It felt strange to be sleeping in a proper bed, have space to spread out our things and not have to cook off a camping stove. The day we arrived in Whitianga it was glorious sunshine, everyone was at the beach enjoying the evening sun … More Cathedral Cove, hot water beach and Piha
Serena had been a noble steed for our journey around NZ, that was until she picked up 2 punctures in 2 days. We decided to put the spare tyre on the car and get the other puncture repaired in the morning. A very nice man in a garage fixed the puncture free on charge for … More The final few days in our camper!
Rotorua is famous in New Zealand for its strong sulphur smell across the city. As you drive closer to the city centre it certainly doesn’t disappoint, the smell of rotting eggs becoming stronger, although strangely you get used to it quite quickly. We started our day off by taking a trip to the twin streams, … More Rotorua
It took us around 4.5 hours to reach our intended campsite for Milford Sound. We stayed at cascade creek, which is a department of conservation campsite (DOC for short). The majority of these have a fee of $6pp but can go as high as $10. Most have pretty basic facilities, some have cold showers and … More Milford Sound