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Photo Friday! Week 46: Bennett’s Beach

May 11, 2012

Bennetts Beach, Hawks Nest, NSW, Australia October 2011

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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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Photo Friday! Week 40: Kookaburra

March 30, 2012

Kookaburra in Tea Gardens, NSW, Australia October 2011

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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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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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