The City Of Sails - Auckland, New Zealand

Getting To Know Auckland In Five Days

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There are many cities around the world that can gloat for being by the sea, but only Auckland can boast for having two harbours. Known as the 'City of Sails', Auckland is a sailing mecca. But it's not just the lure of the ocean that attracts…
Men wearing a pair of sunga on Ipanema Beach, Brazil

The Short Story About My Pair Of Brazilian Sungas

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Wherever I travel, I always try to immerse myself in the local culture. Traditions, ways of life, food, drink, dancing...you name it, I'll try it. For those of you that have been to Brazil, and walked a long one of Rio de Janeiro's many fine…
Camper van view - West Coast, New Zealand

My Incredible New Zealand Campervan Route

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New Zealand is built for campervans. Campervans are built for New Zealand. With a very large independent streak, it also seems I am built for New Zealand. Of all the things I was looking forward to in New Zealand - Queenstown, skydiving,…
Exploring Fraser Island is a 4x4 truck, Australia - Adventure Bagging

6 Awesome Things About Fraser Island

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First things first. Fraser Island, located off the Queensland coast in Australia, is the largest sand island in the world. "See that steep fall down to your left? And the steep hill to your right? Yeah...we're essentially driving on the side…
Simon on a remote island - boat cruise, Paraty, Brazil

Beach Hopping In Brazil

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Many people told me that if you speak fluent Spanish, you shouldn't have too much of a problem understanding Portuguese. Herein lies two problems. First, I don't speak fluent Spanish. Secondly, I didn't realise how very different the two languages…