A Quick Itinerary of Our Long Weekend in Copenhagen & Stockholm The #AdventurePartnerForLife and I flew out on a Wednesday evening and arrived in Copenhagen Thursday morning. We had the remainder of Thursday, and all of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to tackle two capital cities before flying back out midday Monday.
Pancake Rocks and Mangarakau Wetland Swamp We spent the morning driving along some pretty spectacular New Zealand cliffs. Saw steam lifting off the Tasman Sea oceanfront, which I haven’t seen before. Tried to get it on video, but failed miserably. Stopped off at the Pancake Rocks and Blowhole in Paparoa
Attack of the Mountain Parrots in Fiordland National Park Woke up before dawn to beat the crowds through Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound. This was going to be one of the highlights of our New Zealand road trip. Am starting to learn that no one in New Zealand wakes up until 9, even 10—nothing […]
The Rotorua Circuit Woke up extra early to discover an Auckland Starbucks a block away (woo hoo!)… that doesn’t open nearly as early as American Starbucks do (wah). All the hotel rooms carry is tea, so this was a nice surprise. Business hours? Not a nice surprise. Stalked the front door as necessary and tried […]
The Short Version of the Itinerary Before we dive into the finer details of our Fiji stopover and New Zealand road trip, let’s explore the big picture real quick. This two-week bender included about 21 hours of flight time one way and a week-long tour of the South Island midway through. (Click on either image […]
Fitness experts all over the world rave about the benefits of squats. From strengthening your knees to improving your digestion, squats are one of the most revered exercises around. After some recent travel to Vietnam, I came home in awe, not just of Vietnam—one of the best places to visit in Asia in my book—but […]
Meet Katey Gormley, Participant of Global Debauchery Katey was born and raised in central Pennsylvania and didn’t really get to travel much as a kid. She was the last of six and her parents had her when they were 46, so they did their exploring way before they had Katey. But she did go to […]