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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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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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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An overnight hiking adventure to Lac Blanc, Chamonix

Sleeping bag, check. Tent, check. Pre-cooked food, check. Beers for the boys, check. Almost ready to rock ‘n’ roll, Leah and I squeezed all our essentials into our packs, swigged as much water as possible and set off to the van ready for one hell of an adventure. Along for the ride, Wilson and Wassilla,…

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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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