Nine Months a Kiwi

Nine Months a Kiwi

This past weekend marks my ninth month living in New Zealand with my boyfriend, Kevin. In some ways, these months have gone by extremely quickly. In other, more emotional ways, it has been a slow, tedious transition. Our first days, … (read more)

Kiwi Roadtrip: Around Auckland

Kiwi Roadtrip: Around Auckland

At the beginning of our long-awaited Kiwi adventure, my boyfriend Kevin and I met up with his sister, Stephanie, in Auckland to start our month of fun. Steph and her parents had just arrived in from Dubai and were anxious … (read more)

The Globetrotting Gingers Take NZ

The Globetrotting Gingers Take NZ

Today marks the first day in a long-awaited New Zealand road tripping adventure I have been planning with my boyfriend, Kevin, and his sister, Stephanie. It all started a few months ago when Kevin and I decided to move to Auckland … (read more)

Karibu at Ahadi Lodge

Karibu at Ahadi Lodge

My heart was heavy as I exited the Kilimanjaro airport on Tuesday morning. I had endured an arduous flight path from Melbourne, Australia (by way of China, Vietnam, and Kenya – oh my!), been informed my backpack filled with my … (read more)

Jambo, Tanzania

Jambo, Tanzania

Touching down on the Kilimanjaro tarmac, I breathed a deep sigh of relief. After my 30-some hour journey, I was in the last stretch and couldn’t be happier. As the propeller plane bumped to our final stop, I struck up … (read more)

Jen & Kath Take Australia

Jen & Kath Take Australia

Last July, one of my best friends in the whole world, Jenny, came to adventure through and explore the east coast of Australia with me. Everyday was an absolute blast, and although Australia is undoubtedly wonderful, I’d have to lean … (read more)

Ginger Retreat: Grampians National Park

Ginger Retreat: Grampians National Park

Last weekend, my boyfriend Kevin and I decided it was high time for me to start training to climb the infamous Mount Kilimanjaro, a trip that had been in my planner for months and was set to commence on December … (read more)

Kiwi Days: Life in New Zealand

Kiwi Days: Life in New Zealand

Meet Melbourne! Love, The Internet

Meet Melbourne! Love, The Internet

Everyone wants to find good deals and positive, authentic experiences when traveling. Moving to Melbourne in 2015 was no different for me. I didn’t want to waste my time or money at cafes, bars, shops and restaurants that weren’t the best … (read more)

When in Dingle: Suggestions from a ‘Local’

When in Dingle: Suggestions from a ‘Local’

Where should I visit on the Dingle Peninsula?  Which shop has the best fish & chips in town? Which pub has the best live music? What activites are worthwhile in Dingle? Where is a good place to stay? If I lived … (read more)

Australian Fun Facts: A Year in Review

Australian Fun Facts: A Year in Review

When I arrived in Melbourne, Australia in September 2015, I had precious little knowledge of the country I was about to settle into and fall in love with. The name Tony Abbott (Australian Prime Minister from 2013-2015) rang a bell from … (read more)

Ginger Pride Down Under

Ginger Pride Down Under

My day at the inaugural Australian Ginger Rally held in Melbourne on April 16, 2016. Show me the Ginger! (read more)

Weekend in Newcastle, New South Wales

Weekend in Newcastle, New South Wales

Last weekend I left the state of Victoria – for the first time! – and headed to visit my lovely friend, Laura, who is currently living in Newcastle, New South Wales. Laura and I met at a bonfire on a … (read more)

My Aussie Life: Adventures & Reflections from My Year Down Under

My Aussie Life: Adventures & Reflections from My Year Down Under

Girls Weekend in The Grampians

Girls Weekend in The Grampians

Although I’ve undoubtedly fallen in love with Melbourne since arriving last September, sometimes it’s nice to get out of town, especially when it’s for a Girl’s Weekend! Over the past six months, I have explored the great state of Victoria through … (read more)