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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Intercity Tour

The Hobbiton Movie Set

As a superfan of both the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, a visit to Hobbiton has long been at the top of my Bucket List. After extensive research on what was the finest tour to best take in the rolling green landscapes and Hobbit holes of Matamata, I settled upon the Intercity Tour, …

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Auckland skyline view from Viaduct

Auckland is said to be one of the World’s most liveable cities… that is according to the 2016 Mercer Report (see the other winning destinations here).  For me I likened it very much to a Sydney in miniature, with it’s Sky Tower, quirky harbor area, beaches, picturesque skyline and a short ferry ride to beautiful islands. …

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Travelling New Zealand – The Route

Pink Tartan Doll

On the 29th December Lee and I arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, to start what was set to be a trip of a lifetime. How do you guys feel about the phrase: ‘trip of a lifetime’?  As a bit of a nomad at heart, I think that every big trip should be life-changing and that no person should experience this …

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Island Hopping in the Hebrides – Isle of Harris

Isle of Harris Beach

The next part of our island hopping tour comprised of an exploration of the magical Isle of Harris.  Similar to Lewis, the island is both strikingly beautiful with natural wonders aplenty. The landscapes of Harris are peppered with magnificent mountainscapes.  For me this the biggest difference to the rolling surrounds of Lewis, which are noticeably much …

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas strip

Las Vegas has to be one of the best places to visit in the World.  A Disney World for adults, it is easy to see why it is tagged Sin City.  From the 24 hour gambling, to the boozing in the streets, call girl cards that get offered to you at every turn, to the …

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Mhor than meets the eye part 2

Mhor Festival 2015

  For Lee and I’s first wedding anniversary we enjoyed a weekend at Monachyle Mhor and seriously what a bloody weekend it was.  Embarrassingly enough this took place on the 23rd and 24th May and this is me just getting around to posting about it… We chose to spend our ‘Paper Anniversary’ in this picturesque …

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Beautiful Burford

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I hope you all had a lovely Easter break and like me you stuffed your face with chocolate and washed it down with wine? Before the commencing of the stuffing and guzzling, Lee and I had driven down to Burford to stay with his lovely auntie, uncle and cousins along with their three adorable shitzus and …

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