How I Travelled around New Zealand with No Car

It sounds impossible, doesn’t it? Travelling around New Zealand without a car was one of my worries when I was preparing for my travel to New Zealand. For someone who was used to a small country, getting used to New Zealand’s vast landscape took some time. Travel between cities could take a few hours by…

I Survived My First Earthquake in New Zealand

Watching reports on the recent Hurricane Irma reminded me of the time I monitored the earthquake in New Zealand so I thought it would be good experience to share for awareness of natural disasters. I guess I knew to always expect the unexpected when travelling but encountering a natural disaster was definitely not on my…

Tips for First Time Solo Travellers

So, I have been thinking of posting my own tips for solo travellers for some time. Having been travelling solo for the last few years, I do have some common tips for solo travel that I recommend regularly to those who asks. Meeting so many people in New Zealand who have just started travelling solo,…

Travelling Around New Zealand (Part 3)

5th & 6th Month (Mid-December & Mid-January) I absolutely treasured my time staying in Nelson. Nelson had a vibe that I loved and I wish I could stay there longer. Nevertheless, I excitedly planned for my remaining time in New Zealand. Since I would be travelling through peak season, I felt it was prudent for…

Lack of Updates = Life Has Been Grey

My backpack has long been put away, my travel essentials stored, my meager pile of clothes have been long washed and kept. Life on the road has been over for a while. A year has passed since I left for New Zealand and 6 months since I returned home. Yet I thought it is still…