Places to visit in the Top of the South Island of New Zealand

Visiting the South Island? The top of the South Island has a lot to offer! Heard of Golden Bay? Considered hiking or kayaking in the Abel Tasman National Park? Looking to enjoy spectacular landscapes and potentially spot dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds? You just gotta visit… Farewell Spit Farewell Spit is at the northwestern tip […]

9 Unbelievably Gorgeous Coromandel Beaches and Some Pigs

We were after an ‘escape’ from Auckland, we wanted beautiful beaches, great landscapes, delicious food, relaxation and various accommodation options to choose from, to top things off we didn’t want to travel far. Luckily the Coromandel Peninsula exists, and it offers all of this and more! Pigs were not considered. Travel by: Car Time needed: […]

Places To Visit In The Lower South Island of New Zealand

Renee and I recently did a one week trip to the South Island of New Zealand, to visit my sister and do a little exploration around this beautiful section of the country. Renee did a lot of research into where to visit (and camp) on this trip and put together what I consider a pretty amazing itinerary, […]

5 Aspects of Montreal I Love

Eventually our Great North American Road Trip had to end; it had been one hell of a ride with so many highlights that picking ‘the’ best would be impossible. Renee had work to start in Montreal so for a little while we would call this city home. I’ve now been living in Montreal for a […]

Road Trip North America in a Camper Van

May through August 2011 What am I doing right now, how was it planned, where am I and who am I travelling with? Finally travelling again. Renee and I decided to do a trip across North America a while ago. Deciding to do it was the easy part, deciding where to go and how was […]

Trans-Canada Road Trip – Trials & Tribulations

23 – 26 November 2010 Its over four thousand kilometers from Montreal to Banff via Toronto. An iconic journey through long stretches of nothing which should probably be spread over a couple of weeks, we were aiming to cover the distance in just four days. Roughly eleven hours of driving a day; it was going […]