Nestled in the west coast of South Island, New Zealand, Milford Sound is undeniably one of the most beautiful locations within the country. We had eagerly been awaiting our visit to the fiords ever since we had begun planning our road trip and heard so many wonderful accounts of the area. While mapping out our… Continue reading Magical Milford Sound
Nugget Point Lighthouse, Otago coast. South Island, New Zealand
Wow! I've heard a lot about Huka Falls since I have been in New Zealand and this past week I had the chance to see them. Situated in Taupo on the Waikato River, the falls have to be one of the most beautiful I have seen in terms of colour and most impressive in power.… Continue reading Huka Falls
Finally! After being stuck in Wellington since early October, we've been given the chance to escape and explore north island over our Christmas/New year break from work. Our roadtrip started on Friday where we left Wellington and headed north to the town my boyfriend grew up in, Stratford, Taranaki, where we spent the night at… Continue reading NZ Roadtrip: Mt Damper Falls & Waitanguru Falls
Yesterday, we sold Budgie. Though he may not be the fastest, hippest car around he was our car. He was the car we roadtripped around Europe twice, creating amaizng memories all the way. Selling him meant the end of our European adventure, the end of living in my hometown... but the beginning of a whole… Continue reading Thank you Budgie.
As we left Barcelona we headed towards Southern France, searching for some natural beauty. We'd previously researched areas of interest before and during our trip, it's so beneficial having your own car to travel in if you want to escape from the typical tourist traps! Our first destination was Pont d'Arc, a large natural arch… Continue reading Wild Swimming: Pont d’Arc & Cascade du Sautadet
Monterosso beach, Italy How awesome is that...?
After cruising through the mountains and sunning it up on the Costa del Sol our next big city trip was Barcelona, of which I'd heard only great things. We even decided to treat ourselves to a hotel room, we tried to ignore the guilt of blowing our daily budget by reminding ourselves we hadn't actually… Continue reading Bowled over by Barcelona
We arrived in Marbella early evening after a gorgeous drive through the mountains, recording it all with our GoPro for our motorbike mad best friend. As usual we had no idea where to stay for the night, the campsite seemed pretty steep when all we really wanted was a shower. Fortunately, we found a beachside… Continue reading A day in Marbella
Budgie, our usually reliable Peugeot 205, who is currently on his second European road trip with us has had to go the garage. Lately, we heard some worrying squeaking sounds coming from the brakes along with red lights flashing up on the dashboard. It was as we were driving into Barcelona when smoke started coming… Continue reading Budgie needs some TLC