The Ultimate Barbados Road Trip Itinerary

Flour-soft white sands, leafy green palm trees swaying gently in the Caribbean breeze, pastel-hued chattel houses sitting pretty on the roadside. Barbados might not be the most perfect island paradise on this incredible earth, but it comes pretty close if you know where to look. Along with its undeniable beauty, this island offers untold riches…

The New Zealand Van Saga – Part 3

The following morning, after our night in Oamaru, we were back on the road with slightly more optimism about our journey. This was partly due to a change in the weather – the sun had decided to make an appearance – and partly because we’d already figured out where we were going to stay that…

The New Zealand Van Saga – Part 2

Part one of this lengthy misadventure left off with Tall and I sitting outside a New World supermarket, despairing at the state of our lives. I’d like to be able to say that our awful afternoon turned into a better evening but unfortunately our stresses were far from over.  After deciding that we needed to…

The New Zealand Van Saga – Part 1

I’d like to start off by saying that the misadventures in this first instalment are not entirely my fault. I don’t really take responsibility for any of my travel mishaps thus far, but the problems chronicled hereon in are in large part due to the chaotic and poorly thought out life choices of an extremely…