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Dubrovnik Walks’ Game of Thrones Tour: A Review

Dubrovnik Walks’ Game of Thrones Tour: A Review

In honour of the premiere of the last season of Game of Thrones, I figured I would finally write about my experience with Dubrovnik Walks on their Game of Thrones walking tour. I assumed everyone knew Game of Thrones partially filmed in Dubrovnik, but apparently […]

Hot Water Beach: A Guide to the Renowned Beach

Hot Water Beach: A Guide to the Renowned Beach

After months of complaining about how I’m melting in the New Zealand heat, autumn has finally arrived and the temperatures are beginning to dip. So, of course, I suddenly miss the crazy heat the had me sweating from literally every pore in my body. Now […]

What I’m Actually Most Excited to Do in Singapore

There’s a long list of stuff I want to do in Singapore. As I said in my travel planning post, I managed to fill four pages in my notebook after half an hour of research. But none of the museums, landmarks, cultural centres, foodie spots […]

10 Things to Do in Berlin

10 Things to Do in Berlin

Berlin is one of those big cities that are impossible to capture in just one blog post. So, I’m not going to try to. Instead, I’m going to share 10 things to do in Berlin. These activities were some of my favourites during the month […]

What to do in Waiheke: A Guide to Auckland’s Wine Island

What to do in Waiheke: A Guide to Auckland’s Wine Island

If you love wine, go to Waiheke. At least, that’s what everyone told me when I moved to Auckland. Waiheke is a small island off the coast of Auckland. It’s easily accessible by a 30 minute ferry that runs regularly throughout the week. The island […]

How I Travel Plan: Travel Planning Tips

How I Travel Plan: Travel Planning Tips

In three weeks, I am heading to Singapore to crash my mom’s work trip. Over the last few weeks, I’ve begun planning my conquest of the city (sorry, I’ve been listening to A LOT of history podcasts recently). I’m a big planner. Always have been. […]

Weta Workshop: Stepping Behind the Movie Magic

Weta Workshop: Stepping Behind the Movie Magic

As you may already know from my Hobbiton and Mount Doom … er, I mean Tongariro Crossing posts, I am a total Lord of the Ring nerd. I even studied Tolkien at university (they actually gave me credit for that!). So, of course, I jumped […]

Te Matatini Kapa Haka: Attending a Māori Festival

Te Matatini Kapa Haka: Attending a Māori Festival

I got my first taste of traditional Māori song and dance at the Tamaki Māori Village back in November. The soothing tones of the poi songs and the blatant aggression of the haka was enthralling. I knew I wanted to see more. As luck would have […]

What to Eat in Canada: A Comprehensive Guide to Canadian Cuisine

What to Eat in Canada: A Comprehensive Guide to Canadian Cuisine

When you think of Canadian food, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably maple syrup. But our cuisine is so much more than that! We have so much variety to offer our visitors, but most never go beyond the souvenir maple syrup. While […]

New Zealand Kauri Trees: A Tale of Dinosaurs and Giants

New Zealand Kauri Trees: A Tale of Dinosaurs and Giants

Silent amongst the native birds and reptiles of New Zealand, lives the kauri tree. Although they are less well-known than the kiwi or the kea, the kauri are a symbol of New Zealand. These majestic giants can be found in small pockets throughout northern New […]