Road Trip Diaries: Wellington to Franz Josef

If you ever find yourself traveling with me and there is a car involved, know that I will have no shame in forcing anyone but myself to be in the driver’s seat when it comes to navigating potentially tricky situations. Driving has always been a point of anxiety for me, and I will make that …

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Lucking Out in Windy Welly

Wellington is the political and cultural center of New Zealand. This funky little capital city has the size, quirkiness, and craft beer scene of Portland and the hills, architecture, and bayside location of San Francisco. And also, I firmly believe there are more cafes here per capita than anywhere else in the world. So what …

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A Venture Across the North Island of New Zealand

Carly and I landed in what would be my home base for the indefinite future on July 7th. Considering I was planning on living and working here for up to a year, the immigration process was eerily smooth. I didn’t even interact with a human (except to request a stamp for my passport since they …

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What to do in Moody Melbourne…

I’m back after a bit of a hiatus from this whole travel blog thing. Sometimes when you are packing in a lot of places and experiences to a very little amount of time, you would rather soak up every moment living those experiences rather than processing and filtering it for others. I finished up my …

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