Lake Wakitipu, NZ

South Island: Queenstown, NEW ZEALAND – Part Three

Queenstown >> As we left Invercargill we decided to forgo a few hurried days of traveling through Fjordland in favor of staying and playing in Queenstown instead. I left the decision up to Matt, mostly, because it was a priority of his to see Fjordland. He spoke with a local gentlemen somewhere between Dunedin and Invercargill who suggested […]

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South Island, NEW ZEALAND 2015 – Part Two

Part two of our South Island, New Zealand road trip! From Wanaka to Dunedin, through the Catlins, and on to Invercargill. Wanaka -> Dunedin Waking up in Wanaka, we were excited to get the day started and to see some more of the town. Again, a lot of NZ felt like “home” to us, because of […]


South Island, NEW ZEALAND Road Trip – Part One

We took a road trip around the South Island of New Zealand and what can I say about it? We want to move there forever. In fact, much of our nine-day trip involved thinking about and researching way to make that happen. It’s all possible… Planning to go to NZ, I was expecting this other-worldly, magical […]


A Bit of a Vacation

In lieu of taking multiple mini-trips to close by places, like we did in Europe, we decided to save up for one big trip this year. It’s about time we slow down and learn to relax on vacation, at least a little bit in between exploring and adventures, and that’s exactly what we did this time […]