Month: May 2015

Nouméa et ses environs, capitale du Caillou

The Southern Provence of New Caledonia is a rich mix of ochre red landscapes, turquoise blue waters lapping against white sandy beaches that collar a multitude of ilots (small islands) and the Capital, Noumea. 70% of the population… Read More


Grande Terre – Le Grand Nord

You have to admire the French, they have created a great culture with food, wine, architecture and back in the day an empire that spanned the globe (the history that goes with it is not always pretty). A… Read More


NZ North Island – Back to Civilisation

With an 11 day trip in a van under our belts we thought we were a pair of seasoned travellers and decided to play our north island trip by ear and not lock in any van or accommodation… Read More

Queenstown – A town reserved for royalty by name only

Steve has  been coming to queenstown (QT) for about 10 years and he love’s this little village that is now a bustling town. This time around We discovered a little more about Queenstown and what we learnt was… Read More

South Island Road Trip or how to not kill your partner!

Imagine travelling through British Columbia and the Rocky Mountains, the French and Swiss Alps, rainforests, the highlands of Scotland, the rolling grasslands of Australia in a old beat up Toyota Van… would be madness for anyone to do… Read More