We’ve spent the last few days of our trip at an Airbnb in the Shinjuku neighborhood. It is centrally located and the host has been very helpful...Keep Reading!

Sayonara New Zealand

We started our marathon travel week with a 14 hour flight to Beijing. Booking with miles can be tricky because you can't always where you are...Keep Reading!

North Island

We departed the south island the other evening and landed in Auckland at about 6:00pm. We decided to head south of Auckland because we couldn’t...Keep Reading!

Whites Bay & Seal Pups

With a few days to kill, we continued north from Kaikoura. The coast along the northeastern shore was stunning so we just kept driving. We made it...Keep Reading!

Whales in Kaikoura

After four nights in the tent, we decided to find a bed for a few nights. We found a fantastic bed and breakfast just outside of Christchurch in...Keep Reading!

Spiritual Center of the Universe

We set out south back down the Milford road and got to Te Anau by early afternoon. There weren’t many reasonable camping areas near Te Anau and...Keep Reading!

Milford Road & Sound

The rain cleared by early morning but brought with it cold temperatures. We packed up for the next few days and stopped in at the grocery store for...Keep Reading!

Sneaky Little Hobbitses

We left Mount Cook with our eye on southwest New Zealand and Fiordland National Park. We drove the three or so hours from the mountains to...Keep Reading!

Lake Tekapo & Mt. Cook

The two hour time change became a one hour change because we happened to land on date light savings day. Despite only an hour change, both of us...Keep Reading!

Australia to New Zealand

We spent our last few day in Cairns just sitting by the pool and enjoying the last of the tropical weather we will see. Queensland has been the...Keep Reading!