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 [...]

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 [...]


It doesn't take much else to put me at peace with the world when I've found myself a stunning sunset to enjoy. Watching the sky change colour and the sun disappear into the horizons is high on my list of favourite things.  After a day of roadtripping en route to Rotorua for the  Tough Guy/Gal Mud Run, [...]

coopers beach

  A calm sunset at Coopers Beach, February 2010 My first home in the Far North was a mere stroll away from Coopers Beach. Located on the East Coast, the sunset was often swallowed up by the hills, but that didn't stop me from loving it anyways!

sunset barbie

This week's photo comes from a place that I can safely say changed my life. I worked as a High Ropes Co-Ordinator at Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre on Garrett's Island (Now known as O.U.R. Island). This is a summer camp for children and their families affected by childhood cancer. The staff and campers [...]

Peggy’s Cove

Nova Scotia, October 2008      Photo credit: Andrew Walker There is good reason picturesque Peggy's Cove is one of the most  photographed lighthouses in the world!

Photo Friday! Week 13 – Karirikura

Tasman Heights

Ahipara, NZ  May 2010 The Maori name for this little park is Karirikura, the formal name is Tasman Heights, but the locals call it Tazzy's. It's a popular surf spot on high tide when the swell is on, a great spot to chill out and have fish and chips or just come and relax as I did [...]

shipwreck bay sunrise

As I took yet another photo of the gorgeous colours illuminating over Tauroa Point tonight, I once again appreciated the timeless beauty that I get to experience regularly from the comfort of my own home. Part of me wishes that I owned our property, but the adventurer in me is happy to just rent a priceless beachfront [...]


Honduras 2008 The Pier in La Ceiba, Honduras. I spent some time just pondering life at the boardwalk