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Tag: backpacking

Hiking trails bucket list

Ten years ago I dipped my toes into the world of multiple day trekking for the first time. I was on holiday in Sweden and we hiked 36 km of […]

Travelling solo

Sometimes people tell me that they think it’s brave of me to travel by myself and that they could never do it themselves. My response to that is usually along […]

Tourist vs. traveller

The whole ‘tourist vs. traveller’ thing isn’t exactly a new topic. Google taught me that many articles were written about the supposed differences or sameness of both terms. The definition of […]

Don’t lose your shirt!

Queenstown, I’m not sure what to make of this town. On the one hand I can’t stand all the partying. I’m not a party person at all and I hate […]

Golden Bay and Nelson

After Hopewell, I made my way to Golden Bay. The road from Nelson to Takaka is…quite interesting to say the least. I talked to someone who counted all the bends […]

Kapiti Coast and Wellington

The perks of having international friends is that you have the chance to get invited to their home turf. And so I did and so I enjoyed it very much! […]

Going north

I only stayed in Auckland for one night. For me, there is no point hanging around in big cities when there is so much out there to see and enjoy! […]