5 Things I Hate About New Zealand

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 […]

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Freelancing from a Camper Van

One of the best ways to see New Zealand is via campervan. It’s really impossible to take in all the sights and see the beautiful countryside by only visiting a few cities. So if we were going to do New Zealand, it had to be in a camper. Working and freelancing while traveling already presents […]

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freelance honeymoon digital nomad working from library in new zealand

Work from: Stratford Library

Location: Stratford Public Library, Stratford, New Zealand Wifi Connection: Not too bad actually, the libraries in New Zealand have been wifi havens Battery Level: 100% Project: Weekly email update Weather:  22° C Noise Level: Library low Odors: Books Workspace: Library table takeover […]

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New Zealand Astrophotography

New Zealand was an amazing place to practice astrophotography, shooting the stars. There are many great places with amazing views of the night’s sky. The arguably best place for viewing and capturing the night sky is Lake Tekapo. The lake is part of the Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve which limits the light pollution and makes […]

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Street Sign Design

NZ Roads Are Different

New Zealand has a lot of road signs and rightly so. Not street or navigation signs, for NZ needs none of those. The country is very easy to navigate as there aren’t many roads between places and few major highways. Instead, New Zealand has wonderful, winding and meandering, single-lane roads that connect each town. The […]

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Patting Pigs

An unexpected surprise in Coromandel After taking a wrong turn trying to get to the other side of the Coromandel Peninsula, we ended up on a gravel road through some low mountains. I was a bit worried that our camper van wouldn’t be able to make it. I was still getting comfortable with Frank, (we […]

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