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Learning to snowboard at Treble Cone in New Zealand

Pic by @BelJones_ When I first moved to Wanaka in New Zealand over a year ago, it was the tail end of summer. It was hot and there was barely any snow on the mountains, and I was completely and utterly preoccupied with finding a place to live and trying to start over and make […]

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Hiking New Zealand’s famous Routeburn Track

Before I left for my month (maybe 2 month) sojourn around the world in May, I crammed in one last autumn adventure in New Zealand. And for those of you asking, I AM going back to New Zealand, just not til the end of June. I promise. Maybe. Definitely. There are so many hikes on […]

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Planning and executing the perfect trip with Trover

So I have been back in Spain for 2 weeks now, and it’s basically like I never left. How how does that even work? I think it’s weird, really weird. All the old familiar words in Spanish have come back to me, the sounds, the daily routine, even the smells of Spain have triggered a […]

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Postcards from South Africa

Visual overload forthcoming! I hope you guys are ready! It’s been a week since I left South Africa and I still can’t believe it. It was more than I could ever dream of in a country to visit, and I loved it so much I couldn’t leave so I changed my flights to stay longer. […]

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Surprise! I’m going back to Spain!

Did you know that if you were to stick a pin through the Earth from New Zealand, it would come out in Spain? As much as I don’t believe in fate, this kinda makes me believe in fate. You see, Spain was home for me for 3 years, long before I moved to New Zealand, […]

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A Queenstown Lakes Autumn

What an insane month! I’m overseas traveling at the moment but before I left I managed to squeeze in an adventure or two right in my own backyard in New Zealand I have been DYING to tell you about! Mostly because autumn has been in full swing in this part of the world, and it’s […]

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Sleeping under the stars on the Great Barrier Reef

Exciting news everyone, in one week exactly I’ll be boarding a plane back to Australia! And no, I’m not getting deported from New Zealand as I originally feared, rather I am embarking on an awesome new adventure in Tropical North Queensland, one of my favorite regions! I can’t wait! But more on that later, while […]

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Soar with me to Milford Sound

I am struggling to find the words to tell the amazing story of getting to fly to Milford Sound. As my friends and family will attest to, it’s not often that I find myself at a loss for words. If there is one place in all of New Zealand that continues to leave me speechless, no […]

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5 Blogging Practices that Make Me Want to Scream

It’s been 5 months since my last rant. Wow, how does time fly! It’s coming up on two years since I quit my job to become a full-time traveler blogger, and last week was my blog’s 5 year anniversary (stay tuned for exciting news!) so I have been doing a lot of deep thinking and […]

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Chasing the Aurora in Wanaka, New Zealand

In 5 years of blogging, this has to be the fastest turn around time for a post for me, ever. If that doesn’t give you any indication of how excited I am to share this with you guys, I don’t know what will! So I knew since moving to New Zealand over a year ago […]

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