Tag Archives: Travel

The Untold Tale

The Heart of a Burglar Hobbit Officially, this story never happened. I have to say that because the actions related herein are of questionable legality and because I would hate to someday be barred from following one dream as a … Continue reading

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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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A Short Contemplation on Hopes, Dreams, and the Absurdly Friendly Nature of Kiwi Airport Officials

Following your dreams. Not always as easy. Nor reasonable. But worth the risks. During my last week in Dunedin, I was perpetually frozen, hungry, and ready to travel home to sleep in my own unspeakably comfy bed. Tickets were booked. … Continue reading

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Top 20 Songs for Roadtripping Across New Zealand

A quality musical line-up can be a key player in a road trip across an entire (well, almost entire) country. This playlist kept three ladies sane during an insane drive from Dunedin to Wellington (1,152 miles completed in 20 hours … Continue reading

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Generalities and Particularities

The highly anticipated Mid-Semester break is upon us and my plans include doing… nothing. Most students are away, traveling or visiting family. But I’m in need of a little break from exploring. I’ve been off gallivanting every weekend, and I … 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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