Road Trip in Australia: Tasmanian Treasures

Tasmania is sometimes referred to as the “forgotten state”; it’s typically not on the radar for first time visitors to Australia, and many of my Aussie mates have not visited their Southernmost state, yet, it’s full of adventures and surprises for the fortunate traveler. The clean air, fresh food, and pristine wilderness will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired.

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South Island, New Zealand: Get Busy Living

10 days into our adventures in New Zealand, we began our journey on the South Island. The larger, and less populous, part of the country is meant to have some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on earth. Our route is essentially an extended fish hook: we planned to start at the top of the island, travel down the rocky and untamed West Coast to Fiordland, the southernmost section, and cut back up through the mountainous center, ultimately ending up on the Eastern shores in Christchurch.

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North Island, New Zealand: And then I realized adventures are the best way to learn

About an hour South of Rotorua lies a waterfront town called Taupo. Geothermal activity is widespread in this area as well. Three active volcanoes, Mount Tongariro, Mount Ngauruhoe, and Mount Ruapehu are easily viewable from across the crystal clear lake, which is the size of Singapore. 

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From Skis To Swimmers: My Journey From Los Angeles To Sydney

Time and distance do not halt my desire to travel there. I am not going to pretend that I enjoy being buckled into a 32 x 18 inch rigid seat for 20 hours, yet those uncomfortable hours are worth it. Blessed with a myriad of natural beauty and a charming, laid-back culture, Australia is endlessly beguiling. 

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