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2012: The Best Year of Our Lives

A year in pictures, a lifetime of memories. 2012, best year ever. When we quit our jobs, never in my wildest dreams did I imagined we’d be spending the year the way we did – a year in travel. It’s been one helluva a year filled with more ups than down, both good times and… Read more…

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A Walk Through Hobbiton, in Photos

Yes, we were there! And we’ve got the photos to prove it. We wrote about this briefly when we visited New Zealand back in January. But movie studio circumstances did not allow us to show pictures of our visit to Hobbiton and The Shire.. until now. With The Hobbit set to be release this week,… Read more…

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Travel Costs: 1 Month in New Zealand

Find out how much we spent in New Zealand in 28 days. New Zealand is our first stop on our round-the-world adventure back in January 2012. It rained on us. In fact, of the 28 days we’ve spent driving from North Island to South Island, we averaged just a handful of clear and sunny skies…. Read more…

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At-A-Glance: Wine Tasting in Blenheim

We’re in Blenheim with one goal in mind – get wine wasted. After being on the move for 2 weeks straight, we were definitely ready to ‘wine’ down. Literally. We opted to stay for 4 days, the longest stay thus far on our New Zealand adventure. If you’re into wine tasting, vineyard hopping and that… Read more…

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