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Tag Archive: Beach

Big City Blues

When most people think of Australia, they think of Sydney. Despite our travels so far, we hadn’t made it to the biggest city and capital of New South Wales. As luck would have… Continue reading

Concerning Aussies

As previously mentioned, Andrew is currently working on a project in Melbourne. While this means we unfortunately have to deal with long-distance, it also means I have the perfect excuse to visit Melbourne.… Continue reading

A Free Saturday

A rarity these days, I had a weekend off of work, and no plans! Our friend from Invercargill was passing through and after some brainstorming, we decided to head out to the beaches… Continue reading

The Coast

Well, interview is over and I’ve got a day off before a full weekend of work! I had hoped to share more of my trip with my readers sooner, but alas, here we… Continue reading

Opito Bay and a Bach

So what does a quintessential kiwi holiday entail? Friends and family gathering at a holiday home, called a bach (pronounced batch) for a few days for some sun, sand and spirits. Andrew’s parents… Continue reading

Russell

So my brother’s name is Russell and there is a town in the Bay of Islands called Russell.  And, in the  Lonely Planet guide book, in reference to Russell it is written: “Once known… Continue reading

Bay of Islands Road Trip

Who’s up for a road trip? I had the weekend off so Andrew and I decided to plan a trip to the Bay of Islands. The Bay of Islands is an area about… Continue reading

West Coast

So as anyone knows who has traveled with me, I have a huge love affair with my travel guides. I love to read about the places we could go and get a local… Continue reading

Rangitoto

Rangitoto is a volcanic island just 25 minutes by boat from Auckland City. It is also the youngest and largest volcano in the Auckland Region. If you read about our Coast to Coast… Continue reading