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Surviving J’ouvert in Trinidad

Surviving J’ouvert in Trinidad

| February 23, 2015 | 3 Comments

When I was first told J’ouvert in Trinidad started at 1am and lasted until after dawn, overlapping with Carnivals 8am start, I immediately said “hell no, I need my sleep!” But of all the events we took part in during Trindad’s carnival celebrations, this was my favourite!! Surviving J’ouvert in Trinidad Generally you should try and buy tickets to […]

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Waterfalls and surfing in Panama

Waterfalls and surfing in Panama

| February 9, 2015 | 7 Comments

If you are looking for some sun, waterfalls and surfing in Panama and don’t mind roughing it in buses or hostels then you will have a blast! After escaping Panama cities hustle and bustle, we instantly fell in love with the beautiful beaches, tonnes of surf and very chilled out culture! Panama’s Main Destinations Playa Venao (Surf and […]

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Water adventures in Long Island, Bahamas – Photo Essay

Water adventures in Long Island, Bahamas – Photo Essay

| December 16, 2014 | 9 Comments

The weather is warm, the water is clear and the locals are super friendly! We were lucky enough to visit Long Island in the Bahamas for a freediving event called Vertical Blue. During our stay we managed to squish in a couple of boat trips and a few afternoon beach chill out sessions. Water adventures in […]

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Day trips in New Zealand’s North Island – Upper regions

Day trips in New Zealand’s North Island – Upper regions

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

With Christmas upon us and having spent a couple of days boating and spearfishing in the Bahamas, I’m feeling a little home sick! Don’t get me wrong, these experiences and sights are amazing, but there is no place like home, which just happens to be – New Zealand! So, I have some advice for you and […]

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Photo Essay: Walking tracks in Paxos, Greece

Photo Essay: Walking tracks in Paxos, Greece

| November 3, 2014 | 7 Comments

With aqua blue waters, thousands of olive trees, and beautiful walking tracks in Paxos, the island is an amazing destination. We were fortunate enough to sail there via yacht earlier this year in June, however it can also be accessed via ferry. Where is Paxos in Greece? Apologies, this map has temporarily been disabled   […]

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Travel tip: Why we will never use a taxi in Istanbul again

Travel tip: Why we will never use a taxi in Istanbul again

| October 29, 2014 | 5 Comments

Yes a taxi will be extremely tempting when you FINALLY step out of customs at the airport! Being hot, overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle, along with multiple sales men hungry for you to use their transport makes anyone want to give in and take the EASY route. But how much are you willing to […]

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Travel Tip: Train to Cinque Terre from Pisa

Travel Tip: Train to Cinque Terre from Pisa

| October 27, 2014 | 8 Comments

For years, my mum has talked about travelling to Europe and visiting the Cinque Terre. And after seeing pictures on Coles post from a few years ago, I wanted to see it for myself too! However, after doing a bit of research, I was still stumped as to HOW to get to Cinque Terre from […]

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German castles & medieval towns between Munich & Frankfurt

German castles & medieval towns between Munich & Frankfurt

| October 17, 2014 | 5 Comments

Any normal person would Google Munich to Frankfurt and see that it only takes about 3 ½ hours depending on how fast you wish to drive on the autobahn! However we are NOT normal. We took one look at train prices and decided that hiring a car wouldn’t cost too much more. We aren’t going […]

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V-Go Sail Turkey cruise – Fethiye to Kekova

V-Go Sail Turkey cruise – Fethiye to Kekova

| September 17, 2014 | 8 Comments

If your bucket list is anything like ours, swimming with turtles in Turkey’s crystal clear waters with ancient ruins nearby, will be somewhere on that list! And what better way to explore the coast than on a V-GO Sail Turkey Cruise, with more than a dozen new friends and a great crew! V-Go Sail Turkey […]

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Day trip to Sugiton Beach in Marseille

Day trip to Sugiton Beach in Marseille

| September 9, 2014 | 16 Comments

While staying in Marseille (France) we met up with some fellow Kiwi’s and went on a day trip to Sugiton Beach. Marseille is a beautiful city with lots of attractions to see and do, but the temptation of the aqua blue water and a day at the beach was far too tempting to miss! How to get […]

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