Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Island

Brisbane is a cool place to call home because there are a number of exciting trips that you can go on that only take a day. From hikes to water sports to adventures in the sky, Brisbane has an array of activities that are so expansive that you can just keep on experiencing new things. … Continue reading Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Island

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The Magic of The Great Barrier Reef

I have wanted to see the Great Barrier Reef my entire life. It has literally been on every bucket list that I can ever remember making. This isn’t an overseas post, so it isn’t a “chapter” exactly…I go to a lot of amazing places, not all of which are for large portions of time, but … Continue reading The Magic of The Great Barrier Reef

New Zealand Winter, Part 4: Cathedral Cove

Okay, onto the North Island. We only spent a week on the North Island as we were told by so many people that a week would be more than enough to see it all, and there was more to see on the South Island. We flew in to Auckland, picked up our rental Getz, and … Continue reading New Zealand Winter, Part 4: Cathedral Cove

New Zealand Winter, Part 3: Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo was the sixth stop on our South Island leg of the road trip. We left Wanaka — also insanely beautiful, like everything in NZ — and drove to the little town by the lake with the beautiful waterside church. We were tired, and we literally went 50km in the wrong direction from a petrol station and ended … Continue reading New Zealand Winter, Part 3: Lake Tekapo

New Zealand Winter, Part 2: Queenstown

Queenstown was three days into our trip and the first leg of the road trip that we stayed for more than one-two nights. We drove around both islands, and the trip totaled three weeks. The drive into Queenstown is still one of the most beautiful things that I have ever seen in my life. Picture … Continue reading New Zealand Winter, Part 2: Queenstown

New Zealand Winter, Part 1: Snowflakes on the Sound

Prior to moving overseas for three months at the beginning of this year, I had only been overseas once in my life. In late June — early July 2015, my best friend and I went to New Zealand for three weeks. We had initially planned to go island hopping in Hawaii, but we began planning literally four … Continue reading New Zealand Winter, Part 1: Snowflakes on the Sound