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VIDEO: Luging and Zorbing in Rotorua, NZ

VIDEO: Luging and Zorbing in Rotorua, NZ

Luging and Zorbing in Rotorua, New Zealand When my mother-in-law told us she was coming to visit us in New Zealand, we knew that Rotorua was a must-see spot. We had never been there, but heard great things – and it was only six hours […]

Traveler Tell-All: My First Move to a New Country

Traveler Tell-All: My First Move to a New Country

On January 12th, 2016, my husband and I boarded a one-way flight to Wellington, New Zealand. We had two hiking backpacks, our plane tickets and our newlywed bliss. That’s it. We planned our move for over a year – getting our finances in order and […]

The Best-Ever Solution for Travel Accommodation

The Best-Ever Solution for Travel Accommodation

So you’re going on a trip, and you think the most affordable way to sleep in comfort is to get a hotel room. When you arrive at the room, you realize: The pictures of your specific room were very, um, generous The bed doesn’t feel […]

5 Steps to a Minimal Wardrobe

5 Steps to a Minimal Wardrobe

When my husband and I decided to minimize all of our material possessions and hit the road to New Zealand, a major source of my stress came from dwindling down my closet. I was the person who still had clothes and shoes from eight years […]

Must-See Spots in Wellington, NZ

Must-See Spots in Wellington, NZ

Heading to Wellington and unsure of what to do first? Here’s a list of some of the must-see spots in and around the city: Learn the culture at Te Papa Museum The Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, is multiple floors PACKED with culture […]

6 Hidden Gems in Wellington, NZ

6 Hidden Gems in Wellington, NZ

Wellington is full of amazing restaurants, bars, hikes, museums and views. It seems like we find something new to explore every day…and explore we have! Here are some of my favorite “hidden gems” in Wellington: Croc Shakes The Enormous Crocodile Company is most well-known for […]