• New Zealand

    Wanaka & Haast Pass

    When I was planning my little South Island trip, I knew I had to include a couple of nights in Wanaka. Everyone I’d talked to about my plans mentioned that they had loved their stay in this sleepy lakeside town and could even see themselves living their one day. And, well, I’ve joined the bandwagon! From its very photogenic scenery to its lovely Central Otago wine, and everything ...

  • New Zealand

    Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

    Going forward, if anyone asks me what places in New Zealand I would consider a “must-visit”, I think Aoraki/Mount Cook is going to be at the top of my list. I’m incredibly blessed to have been born in this crazy…

  • New Zealand

    Dunedin & The Otago Peninsula

    Last month, I set off on a little road trip around the South Island of my home country. Despite living here all of my life, I’d only visited the South Island twice, back when I was a kid. I had…

  • Recommendations

    What I’ve Been Reading

    Lately I’ve been reading a lot more than usual. I currently commute to and from work on a ferry, which gives me about an hour of time for reading each day! Thankfully, I’ve never really suffered from motion sickness. As…

  • Bucket List

    Remote Corners of the World

    Perhaps being from a reasonably remote corner of the world myself, off-the-beaten-track, “undiscovered” places have always interested me. Of course, in reality, all of the places on this list have already been discovered (or I wouldn’t know about them!). This…