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New Zealand, Our South Island Road Trip

We spent more time planning this trip than any other so far.  The reason is we had only 5 days and we were determined to see everything.  We would just stare at our list of places to see, but could not eliminate a single one.  So a leisure trip around the island was not an option; it became a...

An Adrenaline Junkie’s Destination in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown is the third largest city in the South Island of New Zealand described as a resort town and known for its skiing and adventure tourism.  With four ski resorts within a short drive and the numerous adventurous activities in the area, it is the perfect city for any adrenaline junkie year-round.  We visited during the first week of November...

Sydney, Australia: Settling in for the Week

Whitney was asked to be a bridesmaid in her best friend Prue’s wedding and we immediately jumped at the opportunity to make a second trip to the other side of the world. We decided to take the long way around this time (upwards of thirty hours), connecting in Dubai on Emirates and arriving in Sydney late in the evening...

Wedding Weekend in Bowral: October 29 – 31, 2015

After spending nearly a week in Sydney and enjoying all that city life had to offer, Jeremy and I were especially excited to escape to the countryside for a beautiful and memorable weekend in Bowral. We didn’t know much about this place except that my best friend and bride-to-be had chosen it as her wedding destination and that it...