Kepler Track

How lucky are we? This country is bloody beautiful, and the Department of Conservation has created an epic network of backcountry huts, tracks, and trails that allow residents and visitors to lose themselves in the epic wilderness of New Zealand’s landscape. I was itching to hike and itching to get back into a DOC hut. […]

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Everest Base Camp Day 4

I laid awake for hours, well enough time to hear everyone else stirring in the early hours and Kashi making his way up the stairs for his first round of door-knocking wake-up calls. Once the call is made you have half an hour to get up, dressed and packed before heading down for breakfast. Your […]

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Mental health awareness week September 2019

Mental health is a very important part of my life. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I bravely took the step into securing stability for my personal mental health that I then realised I could use my story to help and educated others. I have anxiety, and until a few years ago I […]

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Nugget Point Spa – Queenstown

From mountain to massage – Après Ski package at Nugget Point Spa, Queenstown Think Bella Italia, beautiful décor and a spa package that quiet literally will send you into another realm of relaxation. We are hanging on to the end of Winter here in Queenstown, snow is sporadic, days are still chilly, and the air […]

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Milford Sound X Trespass

Every time I get in the car and drive South, I have to pinch myself. I am lucky enough to spend a sweet amount time down in Fiordland National Park with work and every single visit leaves me speechless. For those of you who have never been, Fiordland is in the South of New Zealand […]

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Everest Base Camp Day 3

Another day, another thunderstorm. Imagine laying there in bed before the sun had risen, listening to the pounding rain on the roof, slightly being drowned out by the sound of barking dogs down below. This morning felt different though, I just knew that we would get to Lukla today, somehow. We packed our bags, said […]

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Everest Base Camp Day 1 & 2

One can’t really describe the feeling of waking up at 4am, knowing that in a few short hours you would be boarding a plane and starting the trek of a lifetime. It was happening, the day was finally here, and I ignored the fact I had been awake the majority of the night as I […]

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Kathmandu in 3 days

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal, a frantically busy yet beautiful part of the world. It now happens to be my favourite Asian city out of all that I have visited. I fell in love with the culture, the smells & the hustle and bustle. The people we met were friendly and welcoming, practicing their […]

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Kathmandu – Arriving in Nepal​

The day had finally arrived. I checked my list, unpacked and repacked my bag multiple times and panicked repeatedly about the number of socks in my suitcase as it rolled out of sight on the airport conveyor belt, bound for Kathmandu. I calmed my nerves with chai from the overpriced airport café and waited for […]

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10 things nobody told me about trekking to Everest Base Camp

Here it is, 10 things nobody told me about trekking to Everest Base Camp. You can read all you want online, you can stare at Instagram feeds and research images all you like, for hours in fact like I did, however, nothing will quite prepare you for The Himalayas like actually being there. So, without […]

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