They don't call them the mirror lakes for nothing

Foto friday – New Zealand’s glorious lakes

They don’t call them Mirror Lakes for nothing… New Zealand, South Island


Kim jumping for joy on our way to Milford Sound

If you hate nature, don’t go to the south island of New Zealand

When it comes to the variety and magnitude of natural wonders you can see in a single trip, nowhere compares to New Zealand’s South Island. Seriously, you can climb a glacier in the morning, and be swimming with dolphins by the afternoon. Trek through rain forests surrounded by unique plants … Continue Reading →


Our first home in a year... and we loved it.

Renting a van and saving money in New Zealand

When traveling around New Zealand, there is really no substitute for having your own wheels. Most people coming for a few months or more buy a van or station wagon to live in. But if you’re here for a short time (like us), you’re better off just renting one. Since … Continue Reading →


Wwoofing in New Zealand

After a good chunk of time in Asia, it felt pretty good to be in an English speaking country again. New Zealand is ridiculously easy to travel in – there are info centers everywhere with free brochures and maps (DON’T buy a Lonely Planet), people here are the friendliest in … Continue Reading →