New Zealand

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Far North Adventures: Kingdom of Zion

October 29, 2012

It’s been quite a while since I wrote in my Far North Adventures series.  Since I had such a glorious trip to Africa, I put many of my posts about New Zealand on the back-burner.  For those new to the Far North Adventures series – I have taken the opportunity to show off some of […]

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Happy 1 Year Travel Anniversary to Me!

September 28, 2012

For most people, the idea of traveling for a year can be quite daunting – yet it is considered to be living the dream.  For me, for the last 365 days, this has been my reality.  It has been fun, exciting, scary, and full of good times and bad.  Today marks my 1 year travel […]

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Photo Friday! Week 51: Friends Looking over Queenstown

June 15, 2012

Kate (@canuckiwikate) and I looking over Queenstown, New Zealand April 2009

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Photo Friday! Week 48: Moeraki Boulders

May 25, 2012

Moeraki Boulders, Koekohe Beach Otago, New Zealand April 2009

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Photo Friday! Week 42: Shell At Puheke Beach

April 13, 2012

Puheke Beach, Karikari Peninsula Northland, New Zealand February 2012

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Far North Adventures: Horse Trekking

April 2, 2012

No matter what day of the week it is, you can almost always  look out onto 90-Mile Beach at Ahipara Bay and see locals and tourists alike atop beautiful horses, riding along the beach, having their own little adventure for the day.  Having grown up around horses thanks to my cousin, who was a competitive […]

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6 Months on the Road

March 28, 2012

Half a year.  6 months.  26 weeks.  182 days.  4,368 hours.  262,080 minutes.  15,724,800 seconds.  No matter what way you look at it – it’s been a long time since I left Toronto on that overcast afternoon on September the 28th.  The idea of 6 months on the road seemed as if it was an […]

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Far North Adventures: Skydiving

March 22, 2012

When I was young the biggest excitement for me was getting to go on an airplane and fly somewhere new.  The years passed by and family holidays were always a much-anticipated treat each year, the excitement of being on an airplane never wore off.  To this day I still love it. So when exactly did […]

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Photo Friday! Week 38: Te-Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve

March 17, 2012

Te-Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve, Hahei, New Zealand March 2012

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Having to Take my Own Advice: Flexibility

March 7, 2012
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When Chris from Aussie on The Road asked me in my Bite with a Blogger interview what my one piece of advice to travelers would be, I answered by saying “be open to change. Don’t plan too much. Go with the flow. Some of the most rewarding experiences and memories can happen when you least […]

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