Bora-Bora. The Pearl of The Pacific

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The name alone is dream like. World famous for it’s lagoon of many blues and picture perfect scenery, Bora-Bora deserves it’s nickname “Pearl of the Pacific”. It’s not a place that regularly appears on backpacker travel lists as the cost of staying on the island is so expensive, yet it is on this small island […]

Magical Moorea

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We reminisce on our time when we were saving money for our adventure, in our bedroom in Dublin, looking at the world map we bought during Christmas 2011, upon which we stuck thumb tacks on the countries we hoped to visit. We plotted our route, changed our minds, consulted travel guides and blogs, one pin […]

From the West to the Wine Country

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We were sad to leave Wanaka, and the farmers market on the warm winter evening, however we wanted to try cover some of the 400km distance to Franz Josef glacier on that day. Like us, Frank and Rachel were spending nights in Dept. Of Conservation campsites, plus the odd night at a paid site. We […]