Posts in Category: New Zealand


Month 2: Recap

Posted by on Apr 19, 2015 in Australia, Monthly Recap, New Zealand | 2 Comments
Month 2: Recap I’m a bit behind on my recap as I hit the ground running upon landing in Asia and have just now found some downtime. So much for slowing down my traveling! Two months in and I feel like I’m becoming an expert on coach travel and hostel checkins. I’ve started falling into a rhythm with living out …
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Exploring New Zealand beer, one bottle at a time

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in Food, New Zealand | 7 Comments
Exploring New Zealand beer, one bottle at a time During my time in New Zealand, I sought out the best beer backpacker money could buy. Here is what I found.

Featured Photo: Hooker Valley Track

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in Featured, New Zealand | No Comments
Featured Photo: Hooker Valley Track Featured Photos is a series highlighting interesting or cool things I encounter on my travels and the stories behind them. As you may have read, I rented a BMW and drove the 5+ hours from the largest city on the South Island down to Queenstown. I did the trip over 3 days and found that …
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Franz Josef Glacier

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Adventure, New Zealand | One Comment
Franz Josef Glacier As we piled into the chopper, a slight hint of anxiety welled up in me. I was about to join 7 other people in a tiny helicopter on a flight to the massive Franz Josef Glacier.

Featured Photo: Christchurch

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Featured, New Zealand, Photos | No Comments
Featured Photo: Christchurch Featured Photos is a series highlighting interesting or cool things I encounter on my travels. This week’s photo is from the Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand. After devastating earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 that killed over 150 people, the city and much of its buildings were left in ruins. This including the central cathedral …
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