Month: January 2019

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia: From Fairy Chimneys to Flying High

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia: From Fairy Chimneys to Flying High

People often call hot air ballooning “romantic,” “gentle” or “peaceful”. It’s all of those things and more! It’s magical. It’s spectacular. It’s eye opening. It’s breathtaking. It’s a bucket list activity that everyone should experience at least once in their life. And what better place […]

Tamaki Maori Village Overnight Stay

Tamaki Maori Village Overnight Stay

The Tamaki Māori Village was one of New Zealand’s highest rated attractions in 2018. They have won numerous awards for being the best cultural activity in Australasia and is rated one of the top 10 cultural activities in the world. The Tamaki Māori Village appealed […]

The Pros and Cons of Solo Travel

The Pros and Cons of Solo Travel

Over the last two years, I have solo travelled through nearly 15 countries. It wasn’t always ideal. I had plenty of mishaps that reminded me of getting lost in Amsterdam three years ago. But with those issues, there was freedom! This post is part of […]

Hobbiton: A Movie Set Adventure

Hobbiton: A Movie Set Adventure

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien   I visited Hobbiton on November 13th. I took so many photos that it has taken me nearly two months to narrow them down to a somewhat appropriate amount […]