Wellington Walks You’ll Want To Explore

Wellington Walks You'll Want To Explore

You don’t have to venture too far to find Wellington walks you’ll want to explore. Wellington has tons of spots for the eager outdoorsy type among us. It offers coastal trails, rugged islands, native bird havens and not one but two swing bridges and so much more! My pick of Wellington walks… Read More

Living On A Remote Island | A Day In The Life Of…

Video | How Do You Spend Your Day? It’s a question I’m often asked since moving from Wellington, New Zealand to the remote island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea for a 18-month overseas stint. It’s fair to say that no two days are the same in PNG, however this short video will give a taste of a typical day living on a remote island – a day in the life of… So, if you’re thinking of moving abroad and relocating to a remote location or island for a while – check out how this freelance travel writer, adventurer and volunteers’ accompanying partner spends his time.

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How Did I End Up On This Little Island?

How Did I End Up On This Little Island?

Article | When friends returned to New Zealand after a period of volunteering in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, I knew almost nothing about the island. I sipped at my tea and listened as Bougainville was vividly bought to life through their stories. Are you SUBSCRIBED to my YouTube Channel? Simply click on the link, hit SUBSCRIBE and… Read More

The Ultimate Checklist When Your Move Takes You Far Away To Another Country

The Ultimate Checklist When Your Move Takes You Far Away To Another Country

Article | Moving is tough. A move from one place to another is difficult and stressful. When you find yourself needing to move across the globe, it can be overwhelming. Even minor inconveniences like a luggage delay could inspire a meltdown if we are already wound too tight from this adventure.… Read More

The Gap Year Traveller’s Guide to Efficient Packing

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Article | Spending your gap year travelling is becoming an increasingly popular choice for many young people across the world. And it’s no wonder – what more could you want than free reign to explore Earth’s offerings for twelve months? With that being said, you’re going to want to be… Read More

Hiking to Koharu Waterfalls in Bougainville

Hiking to Koharu Waterfalls, Bougainville - Papua New Guinea

The Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea offers opportunities a plenty to disappear into the wilderness. Through a friend I found out about a potential hike near the township of Arawa and with all the logistics sorted by a colleague of his who was from the area,  we… Read More

Well-Kept Secrets of NSW’s South Coast

Well-Kept Secrets of NSW’s South Coast – In need of a little trip down the coast? Looking to do something a little different on your long weekend away, or week-long vacation? Head down the South coast of New South Wales and explore some untouched beaches, climb some amazing mountains, or… Read More

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Instagram with bonus TIPS!

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Instagram with bonus TIPS

The Good. One-year ago I joined Instagram after a friend convinced me to do so – she gave me a choice of Instagram or Snapchat. I picked Instagram as it seemed more ‘grown up’. She provided me with a number of basic lessons and before long I was off – posting,… Read More

The Journey So Far | 220 Days in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville – Part 5

My Journey So Far | 220 Days in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Article | 220 days in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. That’s how long I’ve been on the remote Melanesian island – a place which offers hikes through utter wilderness, rarely seen natural wonders, incredible underwater scenes and wide beaming smiles. However, very few people make it to the Autonomous Region… Read More

The Journey So Far | 220 Days in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Video | I touched down on the remote Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea with my partner exactly 220 days ago. Back then, I didn’t know what to expect… I was wondering, would I love it or hate it? And I kept thinking whether I would want to leave early or extend my stay? The only thing I knew for sure was it would be a JOURNEY, a journey of epic proportions… Well, this is how my journey has turned out so far… 220 Day in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.

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