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Photo Friday! Week 47: Central Park NYC

#FriFotos Trees at central park in winter

In 2010 I briefly returned home for less than two weeks. On my way back to New Zealand, my flights resembled that of the route the milkman would take, stopping here there and everyone in between my start and finish. I'd all but gotten started on my long journey across the globe, flying from Halifax [...]

Photo Friday! Week 44: Gastown Clock

Gastown Clock, Vancouver BC

Fly the entire length of Canada, coast to coast, then across the whole Pacific, and then a domestic flight from Auckland to Dunedin. Being the east coast girl that I am, I'd never been west of Windsor, Ontario; on my way to New Zealand in 2009, I saw the opportunity to explore just little bit [...]

crunchie bar trail

August 2011 This crater was spotted while hiking the Crunchie Bar trail amongst the Gumfields in the Far North, NZ

Capture the Seasons: In Sunsets

#FriFotos Trees ahipara sunset

As I emerge into the vibrant community of Travel Blogging, I've found myself recently participating in lots of various meme style posts lately. After sorting through my copious amounts of disorganised photos to capture the colour of my travels and then sorting through my favourite travel memories to pick my top 3 for the Blogger [...]

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We're hitting the road, for a massive roadtrip! I am so excited for my upcoming travel plans this spring, and they are not too far off now! I’ve just begun the final term of the school year, after a lovely and much needed 2 week break. I came back from Thailand and literally hit the [...]

Photo Friday! Week 39: Wellington Cable Car

wellington cable car nz

Wellington is such an amazing city; it just emanates positive vibes every time I am there. In fact, I was planning to move there for a while before I got my job up north. There are so many cool things to do and see in Welly, the Cable Car being just one of them. Welllington Cable Car, [...]

Photo Friday! Week 38: Remarkables Skydive

skydive queenstown remarkables

While on the ground watching others and waiting for our turn to board a little wee plane which we would jump out of shortly thereafter, the anticipation was building to the point of no return. Jenn and I would watch the little plane take off towards the Remarkables and then shortly after minuscule dots  could be spotted [...]

Photo Friday! Week 37: Lobster Kisses

lobster kisses

When my friend Andrew came to visit me in Nova Scotia for Thanksgiving  in 2008, our first stop was Peggy's Cove. I thought I'd be funny and give the pose with a kiss.. This little guy gave me a fright just as the photo was snapped!   Thanksgiving at Peggy's Cove 2008, photo by Andrew Walker [...]

baldwin street

While in Dunedin, climbing the worlds steepest hill should definitely be on your to do list. Whether you head up in a car on foot, you have to see it to believe just how steep it really is. My first trip up was in the car.  Then in the second half of my year of [...]

Mystery Road Trip: Destination #3 Revealed

map of northland

Can you locate our destinations on this map? Welcome to the third and final installment of my Mystery Roadtrip Revelations. So far I have divulged the details of the first and second destinations on this day-long roadtrip around the beautiful Far North region of New Zealand. Way back in April, I captured my longest-standing best [...]