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  • Featured Travel

    Two days in Madrid

    We arrived in Madrid about 1PM, after catching the high speed AVE train from Barcelona. By the way, I’d highly recommend the train service over flying. For some weird reason, the…

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    Dubai Miracle Garden

    I really didn’t want to like this place. The photos of it looked terrible. A friend had told me it would take 30 minutes max. But admittedly, I really like gardens.…

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    Two days in Oslo

    Oslo, much like Iceland, felt like home. It is probably the city that feels the most like Wellington, my hometown in New Zealand. It’s small and manageable. It’s based on a…

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    A day in Montenegro

    Much as our 24 hours in Dubrovnik wasn’t really 24 hours, our day in Montenegro would probably be better described as about three hours. Kotor is increasingly becoming a cruise ship…

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    24 Hours in Dubrovnik

    I know what you are thinking. One day? Is that really enough? In case you haven’t noticed, I like a challenge. Everyone enjoys travelling in different ways, and my particular method…

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    24 Hours in Rome

    Since I started working, I’ve obviously had to cut back on my travel. Which is a shame, yes, but an inevitable result of having a job, and one that I can’t…

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    Three days in Jordan – Amman

    Jordan has been one my ‘bucket list’ destinations for a while now. I think I first decided I would like to visit in about 2009, but living in New Zealand, getting…

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    What to wear in Iceland

      You would assume this would be logical. Iceland is a bit cold. You wear warm clothes. However, I saw some very interesting outfits there. Thin leggings as pants. Plastic ponchos.…