5 Things I Hate About New Zealand

Here’s a controversial topic, writing about the negative sides of travel. Everyone always writes and gushes about destinations but I find the frustrations more interesting. All you hear about are the top 10 places for this or the best avocado latte you HAVE to get at this trendy new place here. Those are fine and good but I wanna know about the underside of a city. The stuff they don’t...

Work from: Te Anau, New Zealand

Lauren working from the park

Location: Random small park on Town Centre Street, Te Anau, New Zealand Wifi Connection: Pretty poor. Attempting to use a Spark Hotspot, but it’s dreadfully slow Battery Level: 36% (why cant my battery be at full capacity when I have to work outside!) Project: Edits to a lawyer website Weather:  26° C Noise Level: Not too bad, it’s a quiet town! Odors: Nature! Workspace: Bird poop covered park bench...

Exploring the Safari Bar in Croatia

Safari Bar Sign

One of my favorite bars in the Pula area was called Safari Bar. It’s not easy to get to – we had to not only drive a good distance out of Pula, but also pay an entrance fee for the park that the bar is located in. Well worth it, I think. I kept finding small references to the bar when doing my research on the area, most of the time in...