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Paris

Time sure flies when you're having fun. It's also a little tricky to write blog posts when your hotel doesn't actually have the free internet access they promised on their website. Excuses aside, our short trip to Paris in June was amazing. Here are a few photos to sum it up:

By | July 12th, 2010|France, Travel Blog|0 Comments

Underwater World & Island hopping

We arrived in Langkawi on Monday afternoon, after checking into our hotel, which is located in the main town of Kuah, we had a chance to browse around some of the local shops. A lot of the shops were selling what you'd expect from a tropical island - shirts, towels, swimwear, but Langkawi is also [...]

By | January 20th, 2010|Malaysia, Travel Blog|0 Comments

Langkawi

We've arrived in Langkawi - a group of 99 islands off the west coast of Malaysia. Langkawi draws in tourists due to its duty free status but doesn't feel nearly as touristy as Phuket. It appears to be the perfect balance - infrastructure (such as attractions and public ammenities) are in place but there are [...]

By | January 20th, 2010|Malaysia|0 Comments

Kuala Lumpur – Part 2

Last night we decided was a good night to see what Kuala Lumpur's night life was like, so we visited a restaurant that was part of the Pavilion mall, which is a mall of epic proportions. The beer was cheap and the food and service were excellent, in good spirits we decided to head to [...]

By | January 17th, 2010|Malaysia, Travel Blog|0 Comments

Kuala Lumpur

After spending Christmas and New Years in New Zealand, we've started our journey to London. Since it's such a long trip, we've decided to stop off at a few places along the way. First stop has been Kuala Lumper where we are currently in day 2 of a 3 day stay. We spent yesterday exploring [...]

By | January 16th, 2010|Malaysia|0 Comments

Melbourne round-up

Our time in Melbourne is coming to an end. With just over 3 weeks to go, we're finding ourselves visiting eating establishments and doing the old "oh, I guess is the last time we'll ever come here" spiel. We then proceed to order twice what we usually do as if it will satisfy any future [...]

By | November 23rd, 2009|Australia|0 Comments

Sydney – All Blacks vs. Australia

Hey All! We had an awesome time in Sydney last weekend, we went to to see the All Blacks smash Australia, and we got what we came for! Woo hoo! It was the first All Blacks game I've seen live, and it was well worth it. It rained a small amount, but the atmosphere was [...]

By | August 27th, 2009|Australia|3 Comments

Sound Relief

A few weekends back we went to the Sound Relief concert at the MCG. After sitting in McDonalds for around half an hour trying to build up the courage to brave the rain, we headed to Melbourne Central and bought some gumboots. When we arrived we were stoked to find that a massive crowd had [...]

By | March 31st, 2009|Australia|2 Comments

It’s been warm

We've been in Melbourne just over a month and things are starting to come together. We're in a great place on Degraves Street which is right in the city and walking distance to everything we need. Since arriving we've experienced the hottest temperatures Melbourne has ever seen and have sadly, been walking among many affected [...]

By | February 13th, 2009|Australia|0 Comments

Our next adventure

After a lengthy few months of weighing up our options, we've finally decided to move overseas for a few years. We leave on the 11th Jan 09 where will fly to Melbourne and stay for approximately 6 months. We'll then fly to London for our big OE. I'm really excited about exploring Europe and also [...]

By | December 4th, 2008|New Zealand|0 Comments