Tongariro Alpine Crossing

As we stepped off the bus the sun was shining brightly. There was a single whispery cloud hugging the peak of Mount Ngauruhoe.  “Beautiful day for it” exclaimed our coach driver in his thick Kiwi accent, “no problems with the weather for you guys today!” We gathered our belongings and the coach pulled away, leavingContinue reading “Tongariro Alpine Crossing”

Planning a Backpacking Adventure

Lots of friends have been reaching out to me over the last few months asking where to start with planning the trip of a lifetime. In these uncertain times, it may be hard to pin point when your trip will happen but if you are self isolating/working from home and need a little break fromContinue reading “Planning a Backpacking Adventure”

The Lake District, UK

Could there be a better time to start writing about this delightfully picturesque place other than right now? You see, I’m actually here in the Lake District National Park at this very moment. Day one I just woke from the most delicious nap I’ve had in years. Our “cosy cabin” is warm and toasty, theContinue reading “The Lake District, UK”