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New Zealand: Auckland

After drying off from Black Water Rafting and eating the provided warming soup and bread, we embarked on a 2.5 hour drive to Auckland. Driving in the inner city area didn't phase us too much. Compared to Melbourne CBD, it was much easier! We stayed at Econo Lodge, which was adequate for a night or two, and that's all ...

Mission #5: Farewell Tassie

So I wrote about my last adventure in Tassie but I haven't mentioned a lot about the campervan sites! I wrote an article about top reasons to campervan the state here. Before we went on this trip, I discovered many locals on TripAdvisor opposed to campervanning, especially for inexperienced people. We did it anyway, didn't ...

A City of Foodies

Travelling to other states really highlights the unique foodie culture of Melbourne. Taking photos of your food doesn't feel as normal in Tassie or Queensland, and a look at Tassie's Urbanspoon shows a lack of bloggers too. I guess this shows that Melbourne was probably a good foodie scene to get into and I'm glad I can be ...

Mission #5: Hobart

The end of the circle - Hobart! Most people will tell you to not spend long in Hobart, but we had a day to waste before our flight, so we dropped by MONA and Mure's Upper Deck for dinner. MONA Of course we had heard of its quirkiness, and I love weird things. But still - I didn't have it too high on my list of things to ...

Mission #5: Richmond & Tasman Peninsula

Port Arthur takes more than a day to explore. Our second day there was Christmas Day, but a warning - not all buildings are open to the public despite the site being open. It seems this way because of lack of staff. This means on our second day, we had some time to spare after finishing Port Arthur quite quickly. First we ...

Mission #5: Port Arthur

Finally, my Tasmania posts continue! The last place we left off was Freycinet National Park. Our next stop - Port Arthur, recently named the top Major Tourist Attraction at the 2014 Australian Tourism Awards. Tucked away in the Tasman Peninsula (south-west corner of Tassie) you wouldn't expect such a win from this ...

My Thoughts A Year Later

I recently passed the one year mark of this blog and boy has it been a ride and eye opener. When I first started blogging, I thought this would probably end up as a hobby, forgotten after three months. ...