Do, Eat, Stay in Sorrento, Italy

You’ve all seen the pictures, you’ve all heard the fuss and you’ve all dreamt of visiting here for as long as you can remember. This was me too until in July, on a family holiday with the parents, we headed for Sorrento & Positano and woweeee what a treat. Now I’ll tell ya this right…

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Berlin, a group of friends and an insane 5 day itinerary

Since leaving New Zealand in July 2016, Bryn and I have been to some epic European cities, seen some beautiful old buildings, learnt about ancient history & past wars and visited some incredible sites, but wow…nothing quite compares to the city of Berlin. Full of so much history, culture, nightlife & more, to say I…

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How to enjoy a rad (and romantic) weekend getaway to Bellagio, Lake Como

Lake Como…Home to beautiful lakeside villages, Italian culture, food, wine and blissful relaxation. The perfect mix for a rad (and romantic) weekend getaway. Why? Because it’s freekin EPIC and freekin BEAUTIFUL too. Yes I’m talking about Lake Como…you know, the place where George Clooney has a home, where Brad pit enjoys his vacays and where…

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Riding the incredible Vallée Blanche, Chamonix, France

With an empty bank account, a boyfriend who doesn’t want or need anything and Bryn’s birthday on the horizon, I was fresh out of ideas. “What about an experience” my wise and wonderful flatmate says. “YES” I say back to her. I mean…we live in Chamonix. Home to the most extreme humans ever. Home to…

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What to expect on a weekend trip to Annecy, France

One of the most picturesque and charming villages in France…Lac Annecy, oh what a treat. Picture a lake that looks remarkably like lake Wanaka in the South Island of New Zealand, but instead located in the incredible French Alps. With the lakeside town full of winding canals, cute cobbled streets and pastel coloured houses, you can expect…

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10 reasons why vanlife makes you happier

Little update, while living in this home on wheels, Bryn renovated it into the best little space we came to know. In this post, we’ve included photos from both pre renovation and after renovation because our experiences in both we’re amazing. We’ve also now sold the van too 😢 We hope she’s out there in…

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36 hours in the beautiful Grenoble, France

Spending 3 weeks in Montpellier definitely had us in a good routine, so the thought of vanlife again was sort of daunting to be honest. We got used to the easy access to a shower, a toilet, a washing machine and most importantly…a bed that we could stretch out in. Our mission was to get…

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Fitting in with the local way of life in Montpellier

Back to the south of France we go. Leaving Barcelona completely satisfied with Spain, we found ourselves driving back towards the south of France, this time, to Montpellier. Staying with our homie Ben Botica, we got out of the van for the first time in over a month. How good does a bed feel you…

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What not to miss in Barcelona

My favourite big city to date and I can assure you, it’ll be one of yours too. With such a wide variety of things to do, from incredible architecture to food, nightlife and beaches, Barcelona will leave you feeling satisfied, feeling inspired and feeling magical. I’ve been lucky enough to visit the city twice now and going…

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A guide to Biarritz

6am we pack up and head back towards the west coast. Bryn can’t even go 3 days without a surf, the beauty of van life though right? We’re headed for Biarritz, a 5 hour drive from Madrid, over the border and into France. With our fav playlist cranking tunes on the speaker (The American Pie…

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