There is none so unfamiliar as arriving by boat to the chorus of traditional vocals, melodious, harmonies, and hearing the Fijian spirit of life expressed through song ring out over the water as our boat reached the jetty.
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Mastering Slow Life in NZ: Airbnb The Cowshed
There is so much to learn. To love. To live for in these slow paced moments of rural life. The Cowshed was not simply a place for us. It was an experience.
The First Signs of Adaptability- Family Fulltime Travel
I find myself recognising the “secret” superpower that allows humans all over the world to live in the most unconventional ways and places…
Slow Life Family Gap Year- Sailing with Vigilant, Bay of Islands
Today we learned that slow life may just get us to where we want to be, faster than any other route.
Good-bye Australia- Nomadic Family Gap Year Introductions
Typically, we’re not one for labels, but if we had to define ourselves it would be:
“ intellectually curious travellers, who value unpretentious luxury and authentic experiences. Travellers who seek opportunities that foster a sense of connectedness to each other and the world around us.”
Unearthing Hong Kong
There was an unconventional beauty here that had caught me off guard. I had not envisioned Hong Kong to be beautiful. Vibrant, yes. Mesmerising and hypnotic yes. Entertaining, unequivocally yes again. But not beautiful… and yet as the sun faded on my first day in Hong Kong, the cityscape began to illuminate.
The ‘why’ behind my Mummy and Daughter Overseas Trips
I choose living with intention. Loving with passion. Laughing without inhibition. I choose light over darkness. I choose moments over money. I choose today over tomorrow. I. Choose. Life.
Macau…More Than Meets The Eye
For though you may be well aware of “modern Macao”, the ‘new’ did not always exist. Before the ‘new’ was the old. Ancient in ways and steeped in tradition, once a gateway for Europe to the Orient, where East met West trading.
South Island, NZ Road Trip-Day 3 Roys Peak
To find the words for a moment that leaves one speechless is always difficult. Yet, what I can describe is the quiet calm of camaraderie amongst those at the summit.
Road Trip Guide to Driving New Zealand-Day 2 Hooker Valley Track & Lake Wanaka
Whilst increasing in popularity, the growing crowds do not detract from this experience, so beautiful and life affirming is the landscape. Simply put, Hooker Valley Track is a must do.