Looking for a road trip out of Queenstown? Glenorchy town itself isn’t up to much (depsite being quite pretty) but the surroundings offer up some incredible hikes, extreme sports locations and even some Lord of the Rings sight-seeing! (more…)
“The lack of crowds; the freedom to do what you love; the scenery; the space among the like-minded; the welcome from people who understand; the energy and the daring; the crystal water… it’s about the time to breathe, take it all in, feel carefree, full of life, and realise it’ll stay with you long after you’ve left.” (more…)
There are many places on this Earth where nature amazes you. The waterfalls in Iguazu Brazil, the glaciers in Perito Moreno Argentina and the geysers in Bolivia to name a few. But no matter how many natural wonders you have the fortune of witnessing, one cannot miss an opportunity to visit the many thermal wonders that central New Zealand has to offer. (more…)
Heralded as the best day trek in New Zealand, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing offers over 20km of unique and breathtaking natural landforms, not to mention a volcano, lava fields, craters and impossibly blue lakes. We spent 4 months in South America breaking in our hiking boots, but were we up to the challenge? (more…)
Fortunately for us we were able to stay with friends during our stay in Sydney, leaving our daily budget as healthy as possible for all those ludicrously expensive schooners! Here are our top picks of things to do in Sydney, suiting those with holiday budgets and shoestring backpack budgets alike. (more…)
When you visit Sydney, Australia, what are the first things that come to mind? The Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, obviously. Like everybody else, we spend time exploring these beautiful locations, as well as taking in the breathtaking Blue Mountains, going to watch the Sydney Kings lose at home and even riding a 4 wheeled, 4 seated bike around the Centennial Park.
But the thing that ate up (or drank up?) most of our time in Sydney was exploring the lively scene of themed bars and speak-easy cocktail clubs.