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Driving on the Opposite Side

RED = right-side of the road, steering wheel on the left BLUE = left-side of the road, steering wheel on the right Whichever side of the road you’re used to driving on, it’s inevitable that if you travel a lot, you’ll come across a country that drives on the opposite side of the road from...

Queenstown, New Zealand

  Queenstown kind of reminded me of Breckenridge, Colorado: very laidback, cafes, hip and trendy local places to eat and grab a drink, fire pits on the sidewalks for restaurant customers to stay warm, mountains surrounding the town, night life, etc etc. Take the gondola to the top of...

Milford Sound

The South Island of New Zealand has some of the most spectacular views. One day-trip, in particular, stands out from all the rest. If you want to see fjords and don’t want to travel to Norway or Canada, then Milford Sound might be of some interest to you. There is one road leading to...

Relocation Cars

Are you the type of traveler that doesn’t have a set schedule or destination? Do you travel on a budget? Do you want a FREE car or camper van for your travels? This is the best kept secret that only a few travelers know about!

New Zealand

What to Do and See Fjords. NZ’s fjords are amazing! Unlike the fjords in Norway, NZ’s fjords are covered with rain-forests [palm tress and everything]!  The glacier water and rainfall that pours off the mountains dump into the salt water… since fresh water is lighter than salt water, it...

English-to-English Language Barrier

Summer of 2010, I backpacked alone through parts of Europe.  I never thought about how I would communicate with people because, well, it was never a problem before… and it wasn’t a problem then…  That is until I met people whose native language was my own! What?!!  How...