Maritime Road Trip

In my previous post I talked about packing my bags and moving to New Zealand, I also mentioned my boyfriend Elliot was making the trip over to Canada to see our beautiful (cold) country before we flew back to New Zealand. Spending my last few weeks in Canada doing dorky touristy things and being able to show him my hometown was the perfect send-off. He got to meet my somewhat crazy family while spending a few weeks at our cottage in Bluerocks[Read more]

The Next Chapter

My life has been feeling rather surreal lately. Take today for example. I’m currently sitting in the middle of Whistler village just north of Vancouver, I just had a great coffee and had ice cream for lunch. Because I’m an adult and can have ice cream for lunch if I want to. I like to think of it as the pay off for now having to pay bills and make those tough adult decisions. One of those tough adult decisions came[Read more]

The Starting Line

It’s been hard to put into words exactly how I felt about getting on the plane to leave New Zealand. There was a whirlwind of emotions when I left, and then by the time I was home all I felt was exhausted, both physically and mentally. I felt like I had reached the finish line of my adventure and I just wasn’t ready to go back to my old life yet. Here’s a photo of my gourmet plane supper I was told[Read more]

New Zealand Road Trip

New Zealand road tripping is a severe difference compared to traveling in Canada. I’ve previously talked about the slackness of security while flying, but there’s also the matter of how small the country actually is. It takes only about a day of driving to do one end of the North island to the other. Anyone who’s driven through Canada can tell you thats a laughable idea while driving through our vast country. Driving through New Zealand often felt like middle earth. A few days ago I set out[Read more]