Tag Archives: Humor

Adventures in Wonderland Wellington

Either my luck is even more backwards than I thought, or the weather spirits have a sick sense of humor. Or both. My first night in Wellington, they had their worst storm in 80 years. Rainy bullets flew from the … Continue reading

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Searching for Hobbits in a Storm

Follow a road long enough and it’ll lead you somewhere interesting. Occasionally those roads might be adorned with “Do Not Enter” signage, but, uh, perhaps sometimes one might think of such signs as “more what you’d call guidelines than actual … Continue reading

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Ponies in Paradise

For our last weekend before the final exam period, my friends and I decided to have one last soiree in Queenstown. I knew this trip was meant to be because The Great Gatsby was opening in theatres (methinks half the … Continue reading

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Wellington Woes and “Whoa!”s

Our ten-hour road trip to the northern point of the South Island was characterized by a series of wonderful misadventures. We discovered that one road was closed, meaning that we were forced to take a detour that added two hours … Continue reading

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Media Survival Kit: New Zealand Edition

My film-and-media-major heart has led to me to pick out some of the best, most integral apps, movies, shows, and books that are somehow connected to my time in New Zealand and/or are of importance in New Zealand culture (an … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt to the North Island

My flatmate’s best friend, on her first time out of the States, flew all the way to New Zealand for a visit. Wanting to truly give her the trip of a lifetime, we booked some cheap flights with Jetstar, created … Continue reading

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there is no frigate like a car

If you’re ever staying in a foreign country for any extended period of time, let me just say that it really pays to purchase a car, rent a car, eagerly befriend a car owner, steal a car, become a stellar … Continue reading

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