new zealand

Auckland: I could live here

We started and ended our New Zealand trip in Auckland, mainly for convenience's sake since we were flying in and out of Auckland Airport from Oahu, Hawaii. I had big dreams to see as much of the South Island as possible so we didn't spend a whole lot of time in Auckland, which is on… Continue reading Auckland: I could live here

New Zealand summer spritzer.
new zealand, travel

All about New Zealand food, sort of.

Being back from our New Zealand trip for a week, there have been two recurring questions from friends, family, colleagues and strangers — just kidding, I haven't gone around pushing my NZ travel stories on strangers, yet! — which have been: What was your favorite thing about the country? (Or, a similar question like "What… Continue reading All about New Zealand food, sort of.

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Off to New Zealand!

I'm a planner. But, usually my planning tends to stress me out because I get worked up about every little detail. My husband has taught me that not all things need to be stressed about nor planned to the minute. (Well, it's something I'm working on). A week before our honeymoon to New Zealand, we… Continue reading Off to New Zealand!

colombia, travel

Travel blogging while traveling

How do you do it? Travel blog while traveling? Even on days when we aren't out doing things all day, I am either too tired, eating or spending time with family (as this trip to Colombia was to mainly visit Bryce's grandma). So, how do you make time to blog while traveling? Do you just… Continue reading Travel blogging while traveling

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A Cali Christmas

First things first: It does not feel like Christmas here because I have a dozen mosquito bites up and down my legs and I can't stop sweating! This Pacific Northwest girl is not used to a hot Christmas. Although, Bryce's family has been telling us that it has "cooled off" this week. (My phone says… Continue reading A Cali Christmas

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The canceled flight and the two ships crossing in “the night”

I don't know what happened to all of my time but the week came to an end and I was scrambling at midnight to pack for my Colombia trip. To clarify, I was packing at midnight for a morning flight where we'd be leaving the house at 4 am! Trying to find all my summer… Continue reading The canceled flight and the two ships crossing in “the night”