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February 21, 2017

How much does living in a caravan cost?

The answer? More than I expected. I bought the caravan in October 2016 and went on a 3 month road trip around New Zealand. I powered through […]
February 13, 2017

Waiheke Island Alternative – Matakana area

Waiheke Island is just out of Auckland city and a popular weekend destination for Aucklanders. But there are other options too. How about exploring the edges of the super […]
February 7, 2017

Amazingly Beautiful Milford Sound

Milford Sound in New Zealand is a fiordland with such amazingly beautiful scenery. Every time I visit, I'm in-love and wonder why I don't come more often. […]
January 30, 2017

Tips for visiting Iran

Five years ago, I visited Iran. All my friends and family thought I was crazy to go, but Iran ended up being my favourite trip so far. […]
January 24, 2017

Pick your own strawberries

Today I picked my own strawberries! The event was advertised in the Auckland, New Zealand area for this weekend only. You turn up with your own […]
January 17, 2017

Caravan dramas

I’ve owned my caravan for over 2 months now and have had more ‘dramas’ than I realised. It’s been a steep learning curve and an action packed […]
January 10, 2017

Stunning views along Roys Peak Track

Roys Peak is a very popular hike, found just outside of Wanaka in New Zealand. It’s straight up to the top but with beautiful views all […]
January 3, 2017

Little Known & Quiet Karamea

Karamea is a small town 99km north of Westport, on the South Island of New Zealand. The area has been described as "New Zealand's best-kept secret”. Because it's out […]
December 20, 2016

Reversing with a caravan

When I was thinking about buying a caravan, one of the aspects I was nervous about was reversing with the caravan. At the time, my car didn't […]
December 12, 2016

Beyond Glenorchy, beyond Paradise

Glenorchy is a small town surrounded by stunning scenery, which is an hour from Queenstown, New Zealand. Did you know there is a part called Paradise? And many […]
December 6, 2016

Types of people in campgrounds

Staying at different campgrounds around New Zealand, I've started to see the same type of person again and again. Here's a list of the main stereotypes... do […]
November 30, 2016

Starting the day in a Caravan

Are you curious to know how different living in a caravan is to a house? This video follows my morning routine and I mention the quirks. I […]
November 24, 2016

What is there to see in Western Australia?

Western Australia is a large and empty part of Australia that feels very separate from the rest of the country. It's actually closer to Bali than it is […]
November 19, 2016

Earthquakes, storms & landslides – what a week!

What an eventful week for New Zealand! A 7.8 earthquake hit Kaikoura, rumbling around the country and hit Wellington badly too. Tsusame warnings meant many needed to find high […]
November 10, 2016

Caravan’s 1st impressions

I’ve been living in my caravan for a couple of weeks now. Are you curious about how I find it? As I’m writing, I am looking […]
October 31, 2016

Setting up my caravan for the 1st time

Now that I've bought a caravan to live in permanently, I need to learn how to set it up! Learning the basics Derryl the caravan dealer […]
October 27, 2016

Hunt for the Caravan – South Island Search

I found it! I found my perfect caravan. It was only a short step off the ferry before I spotted it late one afternoon. The start After […]
October 24, 2016

Hunt for the Caravan – North Island Roadtrip

I started! I packed my car and left Auckland on my hunt to find the perfect caravan. This video shows of my adventure through the North Island […]
October 11, 2016

My holiday of accidents in Vietnam

My trip to Vietnam was a holiday of accidents. I've never gone on a trip where so many things went wrong. I felt I was an experienced traveller at this point but […]
September 28, 2016

New car & road trip plan

I've bought a car! Ready to hitch a caravan to the tow bar... as soon as I find one. The car is a beast compared to my […]