Sheep jam!

Only in New Zealand, right? I mean, in a country with around 60 million sheep, this just had to happen sometime! 🙂 I’d gotten a lift from fellow backpackers and […]


It was a magical feeling to see the Sydney Opera House for the first time. The realisation that you’re looking at an iconic building on the other side of the […]

The Balconies

On the left you can see ‘The Balconies’ in a beautiful area known as ‘The Grampians’. The Grampians is a National Park in Victoria, Australia. Years ago, people were allowed to […]


As you may know, I love cloudy skies, so I just had to take a photo of this fascinating cloudy sky over a glacial lake. I can’t remember exactly where […]

Pink paintbrush

This photo was taken from the window of my hostel room when I stayed at Elm Lodge in Dunedin. Looks pretty amazing, right? I love cloudy skies like this one. […]

Barossa Valley

During my second visit to Australia in April 2005, I travelled to the Barossa Valley in South Australia. I used to hate wine, but after being introduced to delicious New […]

Three things people don’t tell you

When talking about backpacking, chances are you’ll be hearing stories about how amazing it was, how travelling gives you so much freedom, how awesome it is to meet new people […]

Arthurs Pass

Arthurs Pass is a tiny town somewhere in the middle of the South Island of New Zealand. Wikipedia teaches me there are about 54 residents (wow), not counting the backpackers […]