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10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand: the Adventure Capital of the World! The city did not earn this reputation for no reason. If you’re up for an adventure or a fun time, check out these 10 things to do in Queenstown! 10. Take in a Sunrise I have seen sunrises all over the world (thanks in no small… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

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New Zealand Winter Packing for Men

No one loves to pack… especially not my sweet husband! But that actually works out well because if I can do his packing for him, I can also blog about it! You may have already seen my ladies’ packing list for this trip, so here is the list for the gentlemen! On the Plane Since… Continue reading New Zealand Winter Packing for Men

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21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

Are you considering solo travel, maybe for the first time? It can be intimidating, particularly for women. But fear not! You totally got this. I am a firm believer that any place you go can be safe, but some places are generally safer than others if you’re just starting out and testing the solo travel… Continue reading 21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

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2 Days in Christchurch

I’ll be completely honest (as usual): we did not have a great first impression of Christchurch, New Zealand. The 2010 and especially 2011 earthquakes destroyed 90% of Christchurch’s buildings. Ninety percent. That is an almost unimaginable amount of ruin. But all these years later, they are rebuilding at an alarming rate! As visitors who didn’t… Continue reading 2 Days in Christchurch

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What to Eat on New Zealand’s South Island

What does a Kiwi eat? We found out on our recent trip to New Zealand’s epically beautiful South Island! Between the lamb, the lattes, and the Pavlova, I’m here to show you only the best! Breakfast A Kiwi breakfast is strikingly (though not shockingly) like a traditional British breakfast! Though it often also included an… Continue reading What to Eat on New Zealand’s South Island

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New Zealand Winter Packing for Women

I don’t think packing is anyone’s favorite part of traveling, but I do know every traveler has to do it! In some ways, packing for a place with such a different climate than one’s own is easier because you can pack well in advance. But packing for two weeks in any climate can be a… Continue reading New Zealand Winter Packing for Women

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What to Know Before You Visit New Zealand

If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know I just got back from this year’s Trip of a Lifetime to New Zealand’s South Island! We had a fantastic time, but there are a few things we learned along the way that other travelers might find useful, so here you go! This is… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit New Zealand

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10 Things to Do in Christchurch

  Have you been thinking of visiting New Zealand? It is well worth the time it takes to get there so you can experience the life, the beauty, and the history that’s all waiting for you to discover! Christchurch was a great place to start and end our road trip around New Zealand’s lovely South… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Christchurch

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Road Tripping New Zealand’s South Island

Love a good road trip? It’s one of the best ways to experience New Zealand’s South Island! Our trip took us from glaciers to hiking trails to unique rock formations and more, and all our tips and things we learned along the way are here to help you plan your own trip! Rules of the… Continue reading Road Tripping New Zealand’s South Island

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Striking Scenery: New Zealand’s South Island

If you’ve been following along on my Instagram and Facebook, you already know that this year’s Trip of a Lifetime was to stunning New Zealand. This trip was exclusively to the South Island (though we would love to try out the North Island soon!), and we couldn’t have been more impressed with the scenery, people,… Continue reading Striking Scenery: New Zealand’s South Island