The journey began in a place that I've been to many times before. A relatively standard holiday destination for a lot of Kiwis. Melbourne. I take time out each year to attend the Formula 1 Grand Prix there, and hence I thought it a great place to start our year long journey. Melbourne has an [...]
Wow. I can't believe I have been on this trip for almost a month already!! Even saying that blows my mind! So these blog posts will start from the beginning - so that I don't miss anything out! First stop- Melbourne! Keep an eye on this space!
There has always been one saying that has helped me see things a little clearer during some of the harder moments in my life, and that is: you can't have light without the dark. We wouldn't know how great the light was if we didn't have the dark to compare it to. And here, for me, is [...]
I put a quote on my home page when I set this blog up which states: “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” - Samuel Johnson and this is what I’m most excited about when it comes to the [...]
So we have finally been issued our Indonesian extended tourist visas - meaning we can actually follow through with our plans to stay in Bali, Lombok, Java and the surrounding islands for maximum 60-days. It cost us $NZD80, and was unbelievably easy. As simple as filling in a form and sending everything to the Indonesian [...]
Oh god. I just quit my job. Things were feeling real before but nothing has felt as tangible and massive as quitting a job that I love. It's actually happening! I can officially say that I have quit my job to travel the world! Again! It got to the point in terms of notice, that [...]
My job at present is one dealing with US visas for New Zealand passport holders, so as far as things go, I thought I understood or could guess somewhat accurately the system of most countries visas... Naively, I thought that visas for many countries in Asia were going to be a simple process, that would [...]