Sydney is One Sexy City

Sydney is One Sexy City

Within about an hour of landing in Sydney, I was already devising a plan of how to move there. The big city, the views, the people, even the cleanliness [I’ve never seen a cleaner, big city] – Sydney has it all, and I’m obsessed. Seriously. The gardens, the parks, the harbour, the way the city […]

Abel Tasman: A 2-Day Adventure in Paradise

Abel Tasman: A 2-Day Adventure in Paradise

Situated in the north central part of the South Island is a little slice of heaven known as Abel Tasman National Park. They say New Zealand has it all, and it’s so true. In a matter of about an hour, we went from miles upon miles [or kilometers rather] of vines to winding through mountains […]

Thank You That ’70s Show

Thank You That ’70s Show

Cows. Cheese. Farms. Beer. Brats. Green Bay Packers. The Badger State. America’s Dairyland. Home sweet home. I’m talking about you, Wisconsin. No matter where I go or how far I travel, you will always be my #1. Somehow you keep me coming back for more. Well, I know why. It’s the sunsets over Lake Mendota […]

My First Earthquake in New Zealand

My First Earthquake in New Zealand

Long story short: I survived a 6.2 magnitude earthquake, and had no idea it was classified as severe. [“survived” is a little dramatic – it really wasn’t that bad]   Before coming to New Zealand, I had heard that earthquakes were pretty common. Being from the Midwest, I was actually kind of looking forward to […]