An epic drive up the west coast and inland through the stunning Nelson Lakes National Park took us to the Marlborough wine region at the top of the South Island. Driving through the beautiful vineyards, our first stop was Cloudy … Continue reading
We arrived in New Zealand rather unprepared, but the best journeys always start that way, right? Touching down in Christchurch, there came a sudden realisation that we would need a tourist visa to enter the country – cue a mild … Continue reading
We spent the last few months of our time in Melbourne in St Kilda, a beach-side suburb in the south of the city. It’s traditionally pretty backpack-ery so I hadn’t expected to like it. I was wrong! We were lucky … Continue reading
Here’s a short video of our Sydney road trip and a bit of Christmas in Melbourne if you’d like to see. The password is sydney.
The day after Caroline’s birthday, we took a taxi to the airport for a little holiday to Sydney with our friends, Duncan and Paola. Although we had only been in Melbourne for four months, we were excited to be heading … Continue reading
The next part of our Melbourne adventure saw us move slightly further north from trendy well-dressed hipster haven, Fitzroy, to slightly less well-dressed hipster haven Brunswick. This part of the city has a huge Italian and Lebanese population with loads … Continue reading
We eventually found a flat to rent for two months in Fitzroy – hipster capital of Melbourne. Everyone in Fitzroy appears to adhere to the same dress code – giant beard, neck tattoo, skinny jeans, checked shirt. Pete even relented … Continue reading