After almost 5 months on the South Island of New Zealand, we are back at the airport, waiting to board a flight to Auckland for a week long trip.I’m feeling so nostalgic about being back at the airport, on the move again. We’ve had an amazing year of travel, a real around-the-world journey, a true … More On The Move Again
June 3, 2020 – Jun 20, 2020 As we got out of the lockdown back in May of 2020, we were thinking that we wouldn’t be in New Zealand for much longer. It looked like that the covid crisis was not going to end any time soon and we immediately shifted to “savings mode”. Our … More South Island Tour in a Campervan, New Zealand
One more accomplishment for our teenager. She did bungy jumping from the original bungy jumping location, the “World Home of Bungy”, here in New Zealand where it all started back in 1988.The bridge is 141ft high. She was braver and more adventurous than either of her parents.
A couple of months ago, the world stopped and so did our travel. We left Australia and entered New Zealand days before covid19 restrictions started. We were originally scheduled to be here for 3.5 weeks but almost 3 months later, we are still in New Zealand, appreciative of every moment we got to spend in … More Christchurch Murals, New Zealand
Over the past month, Petra has been feeding us well. Pedja and her got into bread baking spree. Pedja had a bit of a scientific approach to bread beaking, trying different recipes, strictly measuring ingredients, trying out different kneading techniques and his bread was great. But in the meantime, Petra one morning whipped up an … More Teenager in the Kitchen
March 13 – 25, 2020 Back in February, while we were still in Australia, I sent a message to my good friend Kim from Seattle asking her for any tips for our upcoming time in New Zealand. Kim is a Kiwi that grew up in Auckland and I knew she would be our best personal … More Auckland and More of the North Island, New Zealand
February 24 – March 12, 2020 We wanted to see a bit more of Australia than just Sydney so we travel up the Pacific Coastal Highway to Brisbane and flew from there to New Zealand. We had 2.5 weeks to get to Brisbane and spent 2-3 nights in each of the following locations: 1 – … More From Sydney to Brisbane
February 9 – February 24, 2020 We were in the Philippines when our flight to Hong Kong got canceled. At that point, we decided that we would rather spend more time in Australia than in the Philippines. After a few hours on the phone with an airline company, our new plan was in place to … More Sydney, Australia