25 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

TIME TRAVELS: Mirror Lakes, New Zealand

Time Travels is a NEW SERIES to spotlight places from my past travels. You’ll get a glimpse of places from Africa to Ireland, the Artic to Italy, to this weeks Mirror Lakes, New Zealand. I may even throw in a favourite travel story from time to time:) It’s just amazing how time flies when you’re having fun! My very FIRST ever backpacking adventure, brand new backpack and let me tell you eyes wide open I ventured around the south island of New Zealand…quite possibly Read more…

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26 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

2 Days in Valparaiso: Steep Cerras, Stunning Views, and That Bloody Ice Cream (Oh and Being Robbed!)

What to do with a mere 2 days and 2 nights in Valparaiso?? Let me tell you, we packed a lot in! From spinnin on the dance floor Cuban salsa style, to sippin (awful) espresso’s with the cafe man in his hidden art museum…to even frollicking in the ocean, Valpo is one killer weekend away! Just an easy (cheap) 90min bus ride from Santiago and the Andes ranges, and you are face to face with the sun, sea and all the Read more…

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29 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

You Know You’re a Backpacker When… (Part 1)

All the random experiences and mishaps along my journey’s have led to the creation of this post…and this isn’t even the HALFl!!! Have fun reading this one (and just picture these things happening to me or you!) Trust me, YOU WILL ABSOLUTELY KNOW THAT YOU ARE A BACKPACKER WHEN: You wake up in the back of an empty van (Purely because you locked yourself out of your hostel going to the toilet in the middle of the night) to find Read more…

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