Sydney, Australia

After 7 months, I finally had made it to my last country on my travels – Australia! As I had a year working holiday visa, my plan was to spend a few weeks in Sydney, seeing the sights and catching up with some family, before heading down to Melbourne to work. I arrived into Sydney … More Sydney, Australia

Christchurch, NZ

It was time for me to tackle the travelling world solo, as I left Grace in Queenstown and headed off for my last couple of stops in New Zealand. I was a bit nervous to be going off on my own, but excited at the same time. My final stop of New Zealand was Christchurch, … More Christchurch, NZ

Queenstown, NZ

After about a week of rain, the sun finally emerged as we arrived in Queenstown, the highlight of the South Island. I would grab a cup of tea before reading this post as it’s pretty long… as we ended up staying for about 3 weeks because we loved it so much. Our first stop before … More Queenstown, NZ

Wanaka, NZ

I actually ended up visiting Wanaka twice during my stay in New Zealand, once as a very brief stop on the Kiwi bus, and then once again after Queenstown. For ease, I’ll include both in this post, as on the Kiwi bus stop, we basically did nothing thanks to terrible weather. On the way down … More Wanaka, NZ

Franz Josef, NZ

After a rainy few days down the West Coast, we made it to Franz Josef, where we also caught up with our friend Jay, who had been a couple days ahead of us since Taupo. Tom was happy to finally have some male company again – not that he didn’t love being one of the … More Franz Josef, NZ