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When Andrew and I planned our New Zealand road trip, we had several bucket list destinations, including Crystal Cathedral, Pancake Rocks, and Queenstown, but what’s a trip to New Zealand without spontaneous adventures? We made room for a little bit of both, and here I’ve complied a list of our favorite adventures on both North and South Island. Every sight was breathtaking and awe-inspiring, and we are soooo ready to head back!!

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April 1, 2019

Our Campervan Trip Through New Zealand: PART TWO

Andrew and I spent ten days exploring both the North and South Islands of New Zealand in the fall, and it was hands-down the most magical ten days EVER!!! We rented a campervan and traveled to national parks, glaciers, hot springs, and just anywhere that was beautiful (which was everywhere!). Campervan life was totally new to us, so I thought I’d share the basics of what campervan life is all about!

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March 29, 2019

Our Campervan Trip Through New Zealand: PART ONE

This past December and January, Andrew, his mom, and I took a road trip out to Utah to explore 3 of the state’s best National Parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, and Zion. I’ve already written blog posts about our adventures at Arches (read HERE) and Bryce Canyon (read HERE), so this post is going to be dedicated […]

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June 2, 2017

Utah Trip ’16 to ’17 Part 3 – Zion National Park

A lot of people ask me how Andrew, my husband, and I travel so much. I think people ask this question, because as a society, traveling is associated in our minds with vacations, and multiple vacations seem to equal lots of time and money. It’s really easy to write off travel as something you can’t […]

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May 12, 2017

5 Ways We Make Travel a Priority

This past month, I had the opportunity to temporarily “live” in Northern California while my hubby was in training school. While here, we did some incredible things, and ate at some fantastic places. So I wanted to share my favourite sights and eateries with you all! This is a list of my favourite places and […]

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April 28, 2017

San Francisco & Northern California Travel Must Sees & Eats

It’s hard to find words to describe Bryce Canyon’s magical hoodoos in the wintry snow. (For those of you who don’t know, hoodoos are the tiny little spires that make Bryce Canyon so unique and beautiful.) This Utah National Park is one of the most underrated in my opinion. No one seems to be talking about […]

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April 21, 2017

Utah Trip ’16-’17 Part 2 – Bryce Canyon National Park

My husband graduated college with his bachelors degree this past December (Yay him!), so to celebrate we headed to Utah over the New Year with his mom for a well deserved congratulation trip. I wanted to share a bit of our experience, and offer up some travel advice and tips for anyone interested in checking […]

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April 13, 2017

Utah Trip ’16-’17 Part 1 – Arches National Park