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3 days in Monopoli – Italy’s Puglia region

Monopoli, Puglia 70043, Italy. I punched this into google maps, full tank of gas and sunshine creeping above the hills in front of us. It was July 2017, peak of summer and we set off for a 4 hour road trip from one Italian coastline to the other. Tina (Leah’s mum), Leah and I were ready…

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36 hours in Fes, Morocco – Complete guide

Fes. The second stop during our 2 week trip through Morocco. We spent two nights here (which was perfect) and it was here that we had our first real experience with the chaotic hustle and bustle of an African city. We loved Fes, although Leah fell pretty ill, that meat we ate at the side…

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10 things to do in Péniche, Portugal

Excited once again to see another leg of the World Surf League, we booked (back in May) to stay right on Supertubos Beach, ready for some insane action of the surfing world tour. Well…that didn’t quite go to plan. Unfortunately for us, but fortunately for the pro’s, the swell was only around for the start…

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A first timers guide to Chefchaouen, Morocco

The famous Blue City of Morocco. Honestly unlike any city we’ve seen before and a place I’d wanted to visit for a very long time. Picture stepping into a fairytale that’s entirely blue. Blue, blue, blue absolutely everywhere. And why? Many believe it brings about spiritual enlightenment, a place for hope after such hard times….

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5 things to think about when preparing for a snow season

So…you’re thinking about doing a snow season?! Firstly, what a banger of a decision you’ve made! WOOHOO!💥 No matter where in the world you decide to do it…the vibes, the carnage, the fun and the life you’ll live for those 6 months are going to be the best times of your life, trust me! I…

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Guiding you through our first time at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2017… well, what can I say. It’s one of the best festivals I’ve been to thus far in my 25 years of existence and I can confidently say that all the people who I spoke to over the 4 days would feel the same. Ok, so let’s rewind a few steps. Firstly, for years…

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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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