Arriving in Auckland, I have no idea what day it is anymore! Flying into New Zealand has pushed us three hours ahead and I’m already confused… It was about 530am (local time) when we landed. Our bus to Matamata leaves at 745am, so we had plenty of time to kill….or so we thought. Customs ended … More A Hobbit’s Tale
Ok so I kinda left you all hanging there for a long while! My sincerest apologies!! Lots has happened in the last little while that has distracted me from writing. So now I’m back! I left off enticing you all with my terrible start to my Australian adventure. My AirCanada flight was set to leave … More A Disastrous Start
Life at home is difficult after being on your own for so long. I needed to make a plan and quick. I decided I would give myself a year to save up money and move out on my own again. Not too far from home because I work in the town my parents live in, … More Mission Possible: Australia!
The last couple of days in Italy were spent exploring the island of Capri. We also toured the Amalfi Coast by bus. It was a dream come true ending to an amazing adventure! To start, we took a ferry from Sorrento to Capri. The island itself is comprised of two towns, Capri and Anacapri. The … More I left my heart in Ravello…
An early start to the day meant that we had to pack everything the night before. We were leaving Rome behind today. The remainder of our trip would be spent in Sorrento — it was our ‘home base’ so to speak. The hotel we stayed in was call the Grand Hotel La Favorita. It was … More In the Shadow of Vesuvius
The morning of our 2nd day in Rome we had to ourselves. We would be meeting our group later in the day to have our guided tour of the Colosseum. After having our breakfast, mum dad and I set out to find Trevi Fountain. Time to make some wishes! Along our walk, we found ourselves … More “Rome – the city of visible history…”
The morning of our first full day on this tour is underway. We make our way to our private terrace to have some breakfast. The group we’ll be traveling with all seem nice. Everyone seems to be very excited to get this trip underway. Our guide seems a bit flakey, not all with it or … More They let ME into the Vatican!
Italy bound and extremely excited…we’ve left London behind us and are well on our way to Rome! Now, I’m not sure if any of you have flown into Rome, but their airport is a clusterf*ck! After making your way to baggage claim, you’re dumbstruck at the amount of people and lack of luggage carousels. You … More “Everyone soon or late comes round by Rome”
We started today off early. Today we were heading to the Tower of London. The one tip I can give you about this attraction is to get there as soon as it opens. It will take you a few hours to see the whole place, but the first thing you need to see are the … More “London, thou art the flower of all”
The week went by so quickly, I felt like I had accomplished nothing! After coming back from my Euro blitz, I had to really organize and get things ready to move back to Canada. But before I could even pack my life away into two suitcases, my parents were coming to London for a week … More “The air of London is sweeter for my presence”