Items you will 100% need for Everest Base Camp

Who would have thought, the girl that hates packing more than life itself sat here writing her third blog post about packing, how thrilling! Seriously though, this could be your saving grace, the holy grail, the blog post you have always been waiting for. Okay, I will stop, but seriously I searched high, low and […]

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Packing for Everest Base Camp

Before we left for Nepal I spent hours online looking for the perfect packing list. For a, you must take this otherwise you will die list – you know what I mean? I wanted someone to say what was useful and what wasn’t. Im not going to lie I couldn’t really find anything detailed enough. […]

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New Zealand Travel Organiser

New Zealand’s North Island may be the smaller of the two islands but it is blessed with huge diversity and packed with adventure ready to be discovered on your very own New Zealand self-drive tour. From beautiful white sandy beaches in the far north to the black sandy beaches on the wild west coast. Bubbling […]

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Mount Cook X Kathmandu

I couldn’t think of a better place to field test and train than right where Sir Ed himself trained for his very own Nepal expeditions. I have said it before and I will say it again, Mount Cook is the most magical part of New Zealand, don’t ask me why I can’t quite put my […]

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Packing List for Nepal

Okay so packing, my worst nightmare, the thing I hate the most and an activity that will require more mental endurance than the trek itself. I’m kidding, I’m not, I am really. But Packing, damn I hate it. I think because I’m not very good at it, I want to take everything I own, you […]

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Auckland

Christmas time, means holiday time, right? Yes! We spent Christmas by the beach surfing and watching the ocean indulging in our favourite food and doing a whole lot of nothing. Bliss. Our chosen beach was Colac Bay, just South of Queenstown and the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of Christmas in the […]

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Preparing for Nepal

In five weeks time, I will be on a flight to Nepal. I can’t believe how quickly it is coming around and how well I am keeping my emotions under wraps. Well, behind closed doors I’m an emotional wreck but no one needs to see that right. So, were walking the Everest Base Camp trail […]

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Heli Tours – Queenstown

For a moment I lost myself. I lost myself in the light rays streaming over the mountains. I lost myself in the never-ending layers of beauty. I lost myself in a place I had never seen before, at least not from the air. I lost myself in mountain peaks and hidden lakes. I lost myself […]

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Planet B?

Are you aware of the impact that you have on the world? If not, please do continue. If you do that’s great, but you can also continue to read.  I write this post as I sit in my favourite cafe on a chilled Saturday morning in Queenstown. I am not sat here saying I am […]

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Doubtful Sound, the untouched land

Doubtful Sound is quite possibly the best experience I have had in New Zealand during my time living here. That’s it, I said it and I don’t regret it. I’m not sure if it was the sheer dramatic nature of a place so untouched by man or the moody weather that greeted us when we […]

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