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Oktoberfest and roadworks | Our weekend in München
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Oktoberfest and roadworks | Our weekend in München

While Justo and I had always planned to go to Oktoberfest together, we were OVERJOYED to hear that our bestie Jess, our sis Alexandra and her boyfriend James were all keen to join in for the opening weekend. Due to the late decision making we could only find accommodation for the five of us in … Continue reading

A thousand kilometers in 5 days | Paris to Munich, a journey of epic proportions!
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A thousand kilometers in 5 days | Paris to Munich, a journey of epic proportions!

Finally the day had come! The husbo and I were due to pick up our brand new Peugeot 208 that we are leasing for the next three months from the head quarters in Paris. Due to the fact that we knew driving in Paris would be more than a nightmare, especially considering we would be … Continue reading

Yes, all Belgian towns smell like chocolate | Our time in Belgium
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Yes, all Belgian towns smell like chocolate | Our time in Belgium

If you’re on a diet, Belgium is not the holiday destination for you (yes the whole country).  At every turn you will find yourself confronted by a chocolaterie, and if not, there will be a patisserie selling equally as eye-catching and delicious smelling goodies.  The husbo and I found ourselves in Brussels, staring in awe … Continue reading

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The art of the travel selfie | A photographic novel of our first 80 days

By popular demand, I have collated a selection of our best selfies, or near selfies for your enjoyment.  Other posts have featured composed and gracious shots of both the places we have visited and ourselves.  This one goes out to all those travelling alone (or in a pair) and like to record their journeys themselves. … Continue reading

Coffee, Cheese and Camping | Our stay in the Netherlands
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Coffee, Cheese and Camping | Our stay in the Netherlands

Justin and I arrived in the Netherlands to an overcast day in Eindhoven and had the dutch stereotype confirmed when we discovered that runway security all use bikes… on the runway. We were lucky enough to have another awesome airb’n’b host, who was great to chat to and offered lots of advice for the rest … Continue reading

A week in the UK and Ireland – An education in Family history (and hospitality)
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A week in the UK and Ireland – An education in Family history (and hospitality)

To the UK we went! Justin and I had a week and a half planned to spend between London, Dublin and Belfast – looking back now, it definitely was not enough time. We had a whirlwind weekend in London, meeting up with friends and whanau and trying to spend as few pounds as possible.  We … Continue reading

A kiwi reunion in Istanbul – four days spent with friends!
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A kiwi reunion in Istanbul – four days spent with friends!

After the dramatic sights of Gallipoli, Justin and I boarded the bus for our final Turkish bus adventure to Istanbul.  We were met by my lovely friend from Uni and New Zealand, Bridget.  Bridge and her boyf Nick, along with their flatmates were kind enough to host us for the last four nights of our … Continue reading