The canoe slid into the water… After gaining my balance, I paddled, making the canoe swing from left to right like a pendulum. “The steering will be tricky,” I thought, as I tried to keep the canoe straight. Ash and I — both comfortable in kayaks — were new to...
Looking out over Dawson City Yukon road trip
It was our love for the wild and the Yukon’s untamed beauty that drew us back to the north. At the start of winter in 2016, we spent four days exploring Whitehorse, and only experienced a sample of what this vast territory had to offer. Eager to see more, we...
Fiordland cruises Milford Sound
Milford Sound is regarded as one of the top destinations in the world, so while planning our South Island road trip, we didn’t think twice about booking a cruise on this popular fiord. We embarked aboard the Milford Mariner, operated by our hosts Real Journeys, on a spectacular trip across this...
Lake Wakatipu Cruise to Walter Peak
It was a bright sunny, spring day when we arrived in Queenstown, adventure capital of the world. So far, our road trip about New Zealand’s South Island had been packed with hikes and lots of driving, so we decided to slow down and relax with a cruise on Lake...
unique dining experience Wellington
One of the things we love when visiting a city is diving into its culinary scene. After dining at a few more traditional restaurants in Wellington, we were excited to try out something different: a 360-degree VR (Virtual Reality) dining experience at Wellington’s oldest pub, Thistle Inn. Thistle Inn – built...