Tag Archive: destination

Napoli

From Rome, we headed to the Amalfi Coast via Naples (Napoli in Italian). The train seemed like the most cost and time-effective option to get us directly to Naples for an obligatory pizza-pit-stop,… Continue reading

Further North: The Giant’s Causeway

From Belfast, we continued north in order to see Giant’s Causeway, a striking World Heritage Site on the very northern-most coast of Northern Ireland. It’s an almost alien-like formation of rock created by… Continue reading

Choosing Costa Rica

Rob and I have been itching to get out of the country – we’ve had small trips to US destinations and Canada in recent months but I always crave the experience of being… Continue reading

The Golden Bay towns: Takaka and Collingwood

We left our Takaka Area campsite without sentiment – it was kind of a last-minute camping site, since the DOC site was completely full and the other accomodation options we looked at were… Continue reading

Milford Sound

We drove to Milford Sound, and we were lucky, barely missing the closings that have been happening fairly frequently in recent weeks due to avalaches, rock falls, erosion, and flooding. We made it… Continue reading

West Port: Beer.

From Punakaiki we drove North to Takaka, via Grey Mouth and West Port – home of the West Coast Brewing company. Breweries had sort of become “Rob’s thing” by this point in the… Continue reading

K-Lumps (Kuala Lumpur)

I was extremely excited to be with Rob as he got his first taste of Asia in Kuala Lumpur. I filled him in along the way about certain asian customs (including SEAL). It… Continue reading

Hot Sauce + Tigers: Sriracha

After the mangrove fields on Saturday, we headed to Sriracha! Yes, like the hot sauce. With friends that use the stuff religiously, I was intruiged. Sriracha wasn’t much – an ordinary medium-to-small sized… Continue reading