New Zealand

The Nearly Missed Time of My Life

Leaving Kaikoura, NZ – I didn’t plan to go to Kaikoura. My New Zealand trip was due to end in Queenstown, but a turn of events four days into my Stray journey fortuitously shook up my whole planned itinerary. Because of it, I choose to extend my pass to travel...Read More »


Not Just Another Booze Cruise

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise, Queenstown, NZ – Just back from the spectacular Doubtful Sound. It wasn’t a hop off activity I had considered, but my Stray driver recommended it as a top must do in the South Island. So I decided to hop off...Read More »


A Big Thank You to My Whanua in the Sky

7 January 2015 at 17.32 pm Taupo. NZ  

On my rather long bucket list, I had listed some time ago “jump out of a plane,”. I had always had in the back of my mind, since I started travelling, that I would do this in NZ and many...Read More »