New Zealand

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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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Photo Friday! Week 37: Where the Spirits of the Dead Depart New Zealand

March 2, 2012

Cape Reinga, New Zealand February 2012

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Far North Adventures: Day Trip to Cape Reinga

February 29, 2012

Ask anyone who has traveled or lived in New Zealand, and they will tell you that there is something very special about the integration of the Maori culture into not only the Kiwi tourism industry, but also into everyday life.  I personally find it fascinating how they preserve a lot of the Maori beliefs and […]

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Photo Friday! Week 36: Sand Dunes of Tanutanu

February 24, 2012

Tanutanu, Northland, New Zealand February 2012

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Photo Friday! Week 35: Rangiputa

February 17, 2012

Rangiputa, Northland, New Zealand February 2012

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Far North Adventures: 4WD Missions

February 16, 2012

Since moving up to the beautiful Far North of New Zealand in December, I have found that beyond it’s beauty, it’s a place that allows you to create your own adventures.  In this new series, I’m going to take a look at different activities and opportunities to create your own fun that the Far North […]

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Photo Friday! Week 34: Winding Road in the Far North

February 11, 2012

Winding road in the Far North, New Zealand February 2012

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6 week Kiwi Life Recap – What I’ve been up to!

January 30, 2012

When I started The Mellyboo Project it was initially for me to keep my friends and family at home up to speed with what I’ve been up to.  Lately, I’ve had many more objective pieces – so I figure it’s probably about time I got you all up to speed on what’s been going on […]

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2011 in Review

December 30, 2011

219 days outside of Canada, 5 countries, 12 flights, 4 bus tours, 1 hired car, 1 case of bed bugs, 5 days in the hospital, 2 rented flats, 2 on-the-road romances, countless friends gained and a lifetime of memories made. Looking back on 2011 in review, it’s amazing to think of everything that happened.  2011 […]

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