Hiking the volcanic Yasawa Islands of Fiji

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Fiji may not be the first place that you would think of when considering a hiking destination. You just lie on the beach in Fiji right? Wrong. Well, not wrong as it IS the perfect place for beach lounging, but … Continue reading

One year on: Thoughts on adjusting to ‘real life’ after an extended trip

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One year ago yesterday I was arriving back in my home country of New Zealand for the first time in over 2 ½ years. It was the longest period I had ever been away despite living overseas in Australia, UK … Continue reading

Finding Paradise on Fiji’s Nacula Island

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There are many, many places that could be called paradise in this beautiful world that we live in, especially because the word paradise can mean many different things to many different people. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder … Continue reading

Portrait of an idyllic New England island: Martha’s Vineyard

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Martha’s Vineyard. For me, it conjures up images of the Kennedy’s, windswept beaches, red and white striped lighthouses, bright red lobsters and beautiful yachts anchored off shore. A playground for the moneyed elite of America’s East Coast. I was definitely … Continue reading

Sydney Walks: Hiking from Manly to Spit Bridge

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Sydney may not be mountainous but there is still some good hiking to be had here. In particular, coastal hiking. And what better way to really experience Sydney’s world famous coastline than by walking it. Probably the most famous of … Continue reading

Five places that I will definitely return to

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There are many places in the world that I have visited and enjoyed but only a handful that I have loved so much that I am sure I will return to. With there still being so much that I want … Continue reading