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Thanksgiving, Waterfalls & Kittens

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | Views [935]

So now that I'm getting ready to leave Mount Maunganui I better catch you up on what I left out between Thanksgiving and today! When I got back from Motiti Island Thanksgiving was less than a week away!  I decided I was going to show everyone a real ... Read more >


NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | Views [1364]

I went to the airport (and I use this term lightly) with my friends Alex and Caitlin to depart for Motiti Island! We got on our plane that fits 4 (3 passengers and 1 pilot) and headed over the ocean towards adventure! I have to admit ... Read more >

Christmas At The Beach!

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | Views [752]

So I've decided to tell you all about Christmas before I go backwards to tell you about Motiti Island and other adventures! I'm now working 2 jobs here in the Mount; during the week I can be found at Mount Backpackers, the hostel I used to live ... Read more >

There's An Egg In My Name!

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | Views [1449] | Comments [1]

So now it’s time to tell you what I’ ve been doing in Mount Maunganui for the past month! Originally I was told that Tauranga was a beautiful place to visit but my roommate in Hahei had told me that Mount Maunganui (a suburb of Tauranga) was much ... Read more >

Playing Catch Up!

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 3 Dec 2011 | Views [1153]

Sorry it’s been a while!  I’ve been very busy and having an amazing time so now I’m back to play some catch up with all of you! I spent a few more days in Hahei beach, taking the beautiful walk to Cathedral Cove, saw a hedgehog and even convinced ... Read more >

Choosing the Road Less Traveled

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | Views [1020]

Traveling off the beaten path is usually not easier, sometimes lonely and often a bit frightening.  But in choosing the road less traveled, there is the hope that it will bring you to an even better and more rewarding destination.  I took this chance ... Read more >

This is the Life!

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | Views [852] | Comments [1]

One of the best parts about staying in hostels is being able to get that “homey” feeling away from home.   The last night I spent at the Brown Kiwi my friends and I had a movie night!   Just a few girls cozy on the couch with pizza, a bottle ... Read more >

And the All Blacks Win!

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | Views [559]

You can always tell when things are going well if you haven’t heard from me in a while!   That means I’m too busy having a good time to write about it :) It has actually surprised me how quickly I’ve settled back into the backpacking life.... Read more >

Photos: New Zealand!

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Do Something Every Day That Scares You...

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | Views [572] | Comments [1]

Well the day has finally arrived; I am currently in the air and on my way to New Zealand!   While today has brought some mixed emotions I am extremely excited to be embarking upon a year of adventures! Since I booked my ticket 6 months ago everyone ... Read more >

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