New Zealand: 2/19 – 2/25

(New Zealand) Arthur’s Pass >>> Lake Pearson >>> Kumara Junction >>> Whataroa >>> Paringa >>> Wanaka >>> Lake Hayes

2/19- Avalanche Peak Hike and Picturesque Dinner at Lake Pearson
2/20- A Lovely Day where Corey Climbed & Explored while Liz Painted & Relaxed.
2/21- Visiting Hokitika Town and it’s Picturesque Gorge!
2/22- Driving the West Coast Highway and Viewing the Fox Glacier
2/23- Exploring the Haast Pass and Frisbee Golf in Wanaka
2/24- Hiked Rob Roy’s Glacier and Rewarded Ourselves in Wanaka!
2/25- Mountain Biking, Painting, and Fergburger!

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New Zealand: 2/12 – 2/18

(New Zealand) Takaka >>> Puponga >>> Nelson >>> Nelson Lakes Area >>> Hector >>> Greymouth >>> Arthur’s Pass

2/12 – Hiked to Aorere Caves and Watched Seal Pups play at Wharariki Beach!
2/13 – Golden Bay and Driving back south to Nelson
2/14 – Shopping in Richmond and Driving through the Central Mountains
2/15 – Hiked Mt. Roberts Circuit around Nelson lakes
2/16 – Wifi in Westport and Hiking the Heaphy Track!
2/17 – Cape Foulwind, Tauranga Bay, Pancake Rocks, and the Punakaiki Caverns!
2/18 – Rec Center, Monteith’s Brewing, and Hiking in Arthur’s Pass

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New Zealand: 2/5 – 2/11

(New Zealand) Nelson [Housesit with Bailey] >>> Richmond >>> Motueka >>> Takaka

2/5 – 2/8- Making Modifications to Van, Preparing For Campervan Trip and Enjoying Life in Nelson!
2/9 – Getting Needed Supplies and Last-Minute Errands
2/10 – Drove the Northwestern Coast and Visited Motueka
2/11 – Exploring Abel Tasman by Boat and on Foot

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Australia & New Zealand: 1/21 – 2/4

(Australia) Melbourne >>> Geelong >>> (New Zealand) Christchurch >>> Nelson [Housesit with Bailey]

(Special 2 Week Edition)
1/21 – Ultimate Frisbee and Penguin Spotting in Saint Kilda!
1/22 – Exploring on the Great Ocean Road and Seeing the Twelve Apostles!
1/23 – Fly to Christchurch, New Zealand!
1/24 – 1/31 – Exploring the Christchurch Area and Endlessly Searching for a Decent Campervan!
2/1 – Buying a Campervan and Driving up to Nelson!
2/2 – 2/4 – Enjoying the Housesitting Life and Skyping with Family + Friends Back Home

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Australia: 1/14/17 – 1/20/17

(Australia) Sydney >>> Jerrawangala >>> Rosedale >>> Melbourne

1/14 – Sightseeing in Sydney! Hiking to the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House!
1/15 – Walking Bondi Beach to Coogee and a Ferry Trip through the Sydney Harbour
1/16 – See-Ya Sydney! Started our Campervan Trip and Visited National Parks
1/17 – Driving the Pacific Highway and Enjoying the Stunning Coastal Views!
1/18 – End of Campervan Trip, Wandering around Saint Kilda
1/19 – Recovery and Planning Day in the Hostel
1/20 – River Boat Cruise and Bike Riding around Melbourne

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Australia: 1/7/17 – 1/13/17

(Australia) Mudgeeraba [Housesit with Rupy & Teebo] >>> Port Macquarie >>> Blue Mountains >>> Sydney

1/7 – Exploring Byron Bay!
1/8 – Australian Friends Reunion and Relaxing in Birdsville
1/9 – Brunch and Beach Time in Coolangatta
1/10 – Last Full Day of Housesit! 😦
1/11 – Left Housesit and Started RV Trip South towards Sydney!
1/12 – RV Trip Along the East Coast and into the Blue Mountains!
1/13 – Hiking in the Blue Mountains and Return Vehicle to Apollo Sydney Branch

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Australia : 12/17 – 12/23

Mackay >>> Gympie >>> Brisbane >>> Mudgeeraba [Housesit with Rupy and Teebo]

12/17 – Long Driving Day
12/18 – Visited Australia Zoo, Returned Camper and Started Housesit!
12/19 – Took Family to Airport, Explored Brisbane, Grocery Shopping for Housesit
12/20 – Catching up with stuff online
12/21 – Rest and Planning
12/22 – Lounging around watching videos and reading
12/23 – Christmas Shopping at the local Mall!

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Australia: 12/10 – 12/16

Cairns >>> Great Barrier Reef >>> Cairns >>> Cape Tribulation >>> Innisfail >>> Airlie Beach >>> Mackay

12/10 – Boat trip out to the Great Barrier Reef! Snorkeling and Diving from aboard the Live-aboard Reef Encounter!
12/11 – Full Day of Diving and Snorkeling and Eating on The Great Barrier Reef!
12/12 – Final day of Diving and Snorkeling and then Drinking with the Crew back in Cairns!
12/13 – Picked up our Jucy campervan and drove from Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest!
12/14 – Daintree Rainforest Hikes and Doing the Waterfall Circuit
12/15 – Drove and hiked through different areas along the East Coast in search of Cassowaries!
12/16 – Corey’s Birthday!!! JetBoat Tour of The Whitsundays and Whitehaven Beach!

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Switzerland & England: 10/22 – 10/28

Swiss National Park >>> [Liechtenstein >>> Germany >>> Luxembourg >>> Belgium >>> France] >>> (UK) Sevenoaks [Housesit with Rolo, Oscar, and Tiger]

10/22 – Hiked the Swiss National Park and Drove through Liechtenstein!
10/23 – Rhine Falls and a long day of driving through Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany,  Luxembourg, Belgium, and France!
10/24 – Crossed the English Channel, Explored Dover and the Dover Castle, Drive to Sevenoaks and return the Campervan
10/25 through 10/28 – Housesitting Days playing with the animals and doing research for upcoming travels

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Italy & Switzerland: 10/15 – 10/21

Rome >>> Florence >>> Cinque Terre >>> (Switzerland) Zermatt >>>
Lauterbrunnen >>> Swiss National Park

10/15 – Explore Rome: The Colosseum, Roman Forum, and The Pantheon!
10/16 – Pick up Campervan and travel north to Florence and Tuscany area
10/17 – Wine Tasting in the Chianti Region of Tuscany and The Leaning Tower of Pisa
10/18 – Exploring Cinque Terre and drive North to Switzerland
10/19 – Train up to Zermatt and Hiking around The Matterhorn!
10/20 – The Rhone Glacier, Furkapass, Interlaken, and Lauterbrunnen
10/21 – Admiring Lauterbrunnen and the Jungfrau region, Dinner in Lucerne, Drive to Swiss National Park

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