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100 Days Of Summer When your home country is covered in feet of snow and -20 is the average temperature everywhere it's important to flaunt that you aren't home! This blog documents my adventures through the Pacific and South East Asia as I enjoy exactly 100 Days of Summer.


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Such Is Life In Campervan

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Views [1947]

It's the last leg of my journey. Actually I'm sitting in the Christhurch Airport right now writing this blog. Next stop Indonesia! But back to New Zealand for a minute. The last week Danielle and I have been driving all over! Actually, you should ... Read more >

Tags: campervan, christchurch, doc, milford sound, mountains, new zealand, roadtrip, south

I Could Get Used To This Whole Lake And Mountain Thing

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | Views [459]

While there may not be much to write I must start by telling you that Wanaka and Queenstown might be my favourite places in New Zealand. I know "don't be hasty master hobbit" but they were so nice! If I live anywhere in New Zealand ever it might be either ... Read more >

Tags: bungy, fergburger, new zealand, queenstown, wanaka

Swimming With Seals, Driving With Miley and Katy

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | Views [665]

Well we have had the campervan for a couple of days, and what a couple of days it has been! Eggie (short for Ol'Egbert) is a late 90's Mitsubishi Delica with chipping paint and a tape deck. More importantly he has 2 beds, 1 stove, and 4 wheels! We stayed ... Read more >

Tags: campervan, kaikoura, new zealand, roadtrip, seal swim, west coast

Ferries, Busses, Kayaks, and Campervans

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | Views [551]

I think that moving between islands in New Zealand should be done the classic way, by ferry. We didn't even look in to flights because why not take the ferry? (I'm sure there are many good reasons based on how you are planning your trip, but it worked ... Read more >

Tags: abel tasman, busses, ferry, kayaks, nelson, new zealand, picton, wellington

The King In The North! (What, I'm leaving the north island and reading Game if Thrones)

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 8 Feb 2014 | Views [545]

The north island of New Zealand was a lot more exciting than people give it credit for. Danielle and had some really amazing experiences that you have (hopefully) already read about. From Waitomo, to Hobbiton, Rotorua and Tongariro, it has definitely ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, museum, new zealand, surf highway, wellington

Do You Remember The Shire Mr. Frodo?

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | Views [631]

Kia Ora! Today was probably the best day ever. I think I was so overloaded with excitement I shut down a bit. I definitely needed a nap after because I was too excited....you know like when a little kid goes to Disney Land and they just crash after because ... Read more >

Tags: bag end, green dragon, hobbiton, home, mata mata, motherland, new zealand, shirefolk

Auckland, the cleanest city in the world.

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | Views [716]

Kia Ora! Here I am after 3 days in Auckland, and what a city it is! Auckland is very clean and very calm. I know what you're thinking, if you ask anyone from New Zealand they say that it's very busy and commercial. I guess that puts the rest of New ... Read more >

Tags: auckland, beaches, new zealand, sunburn, waiheke

Hey I Played Volleyball With You In Fiji!

FIJI | Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | Views [469]

So our schedule today was all funky and Cayla, Vanessa, and I were all up before 7! We just couldn't sleep! It's probably because we're so burned and went to bed early. We got dressed in bathing suits and sarongs for breakfast with Stacey. (Vanessa and ... Read more >

Tags: fiji, fiji time, new zealand, shirefolk

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