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From the Novotel to No Heat!
March 4, 2014
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From the Novotel to No Heat!

I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Queenstown at the Novotel hotel but it was back to the hostel trenches when I left….all good things eventually come to an end. Our next stop was the iconic Milford Sound known for it’s stunning views and millions and millions of sandflies. This is probably the most famous and […]

A Cup Of Tea Cures Everything!
February 26, 2014
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A Cup Of Tea Cures Everything!

When the girls got home drunk on that saturday night in the horrific hostel they all went down to the kitchen to make themselves a “cup’o tea” before they went to bed. A cup of tea I thought? They were so drunk, why in the heck would they want a cup of tea at this […]

The Maori People
February 21, 2014
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The Maori People

The original people that settled in New Zealand are called Maori. They came here from the Pacific Islands near Hawaii around 1300 AD and still exist today. Once they settled they lived in small villages and tribes began to form. The Maori culture is really beautiful and I will try to explain it the best […]

45 Days and Counting….
February 13, 2014
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45 Days and Counting….

Made it through night three in a hostel and I’ve come to a simple realization that hostels are not for me! My Starwood hotel membership doesn’t mean doodly here! Hosteling in New Zealand is like camping, and don’t get me wrong, I love camping! I”m an Ohio girl and I can rough it just like […]