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I am a human of planet earth in possession of a nationality complex and a burning necessity to always be on the move.

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My WeekendNotes - 31
The Abel Tasman National Park is located in the north of the South Island, just a short drive from Nelson. It is named a... [more]
After working in a Greek restaurant for a few months, I was a little bit scared about drinking coffee in Turkey. There a... [more]
Cappadocia is an outstanding location for geologists, nature lovers, hikers and those wishing to immerse themselves into... [more]
Istanbul is a very big and beautiful city, however, with a recorded population of around 15 million, not including the h... [more]
While visiting Dunedin you will probably be told that you should visit the Otago Peninsula which extends into the Pacifi... [more]
No visit to Reykjavik is complete without a visit to the iconic Hallgrímskirkja Church. This famous piece of expressioni... [more]
As you are driving past the beautiful lakes on your journey between Queenstown and Christchurch you will surely be capti... [more]
I grew up in the city of Winchester in the South of England, and until I left to go travelling and returned, I never app... [more]
Just to the North of Taupo is a popular spot on the Waikato River called Huka Falls. 220,000 litres of water pass throug... [more]
To the South of Napier and just off the road which leads down to Ocean Beach are the Maraetotara Falls. This is a popula... [more]
Just a short half-hour drive north from the city of Napier is a little reserve named after some of the waterfalls that a... [more]
Just to the South of Taupo is the Tongariro National Park, or "National Park" for short. Here there are a plethora of di... [more]
Nestled on the top of a hill in a cloud forest ecosystem, Bellavista is a haven for hikers, nature lovers, photographers... [more]
Starting from the White Horse Hill car park is the Hooker Valley track in the Mount Cook national park. This is an easy ... [more]
The Mueller Hut Hike is a popular 5.2-kilometre one-way hike in the Mt Cook area. It begins in the White Horse Hill car ... [more]
Hidden away on the West Coast of the South Island is Hokitika Gorge, a roughly thirty minute awkward drive through the f... [more]
In the South of Winchester, next to the Itchen river, is a rather cute little chalk bump called St Catherine's Hill over... [more]
Coming from a town where it feels like coffee drives the entire economy, I often find it difficult to find coffee of a c... [more]
Located just off the road between Napier and Tangoio Falls is Tangoio Beach. This is a very local spot where you can tak... [more]
Only a short drive (at least by New Zealand standards) north of Napier is a reserve called "Boundary Stream". Some peopl... [more]
Don't let the name fool you, you'll be pleased to hear there are actually no sandflies in Sandfly Bay. It is named as su... [more]
In Moray Place, in the heart of Dunedin and just a stone's throw away from The Octagon is a small cafe called "The Dog W... [more]
While you are travelling in Ecuador, if you fancy going somewhere truly unique and fantastic that seldom even the locals... [more]
In the Itchimbia district in Ecuador's capital city is a restaurant called Cafe Mosaico. Here you can kick back with a d... [more]
Just to the south of Te Mata Peak, on the other side of the little bridge which comes just after the winery is a sha... [more]
Less popular than Te Mata peak but much more accessible from Napier is the Bluff Hill Lookout. This looks out towards th... [more]
Te Mata Peak is a sleeping giant, just to the South of Napier, or so the Māori legend goes. Trying to prove his lov... [more]
This charming little building in the centre of Eisenach is believed to be older than 250 years an, with a width of only ... [more]
On the southern border of the city of Eisenach in Thuringia is an attraction called the Drachenschlucht, or Dragon's Can... [more]
Being a New Zealander and also an ex-barista, locating good coffee which has been sourced, roasted and prepared to perfe... [more]
Sometimes we need to spend some time in nature; to reconnect with the world around us and remind ourselves what it is to... [more]