Back to the future- How social media and technology has changed for expats and travellers in 2017

When I left Australia in 2006 there was no Facebook. Yes NO FACEBOOK! No, Twitter, No Instagram, no Pinterest, no snapchat. Well, they may have been in existence in the US but it was early days. I don't even think smartphones were a thing. Pretty sure we were all still rocking the flip phones. Gosh,…

14 Facts Every Traveller Should Know…

 The journey is always just as important as the destination. Yes in a strange way those 6 methods of transport and 30 odd hours of travelling is just as important as that picture perfect beach you end up on. Ask and more importantly listen to others on where to go and what to see. Read…

Wine on Waiheke 

On Waiheke Island you MUST drink 🍷 at one of the many vineyards.  Surpringly for such a smal island there is a lot of wineries. We caught the ferry over from Auckland so had a lovely day exploring and found ourselves settling in at Goldie Estate for a wine with a view.  Goldies is one…

Almost home time 

As my current adventure draws to a close I'm getting a little sad at the thought of reality drawing in and the routine of normal life. Over the last three weeks my partner and I have been celebrating Christmas with family on the Gold Coast,  been surprised by best friends, gallavanted around the north island…