Hobbiton!! (December 8th, 2017 – Part 2)

(Carry-over from December 8th Part 1) After we got back to the Glow worm check in and cafe to wait for the bus. Onto our next stop: Hobbiton! Seeing this movie set hasn't really been a serious item on my "bucket list" but I really do like the Lord of the Rings movies so I … Continue reading Hobbiton!! (December 8th, 2017 – Part 2)

Hahei & Raglan, New Zealand (December 5th – 7th)

What to say about Hahei.... I left the hostel at about 7:15am to get to the pickup spot not very far away. Our bus today was a step up from the bus to Paihia. More backpackers are heading south than north so they need larger transportation. The drive there wasn't particularly beautiful, but it was … Continue reading Hahei & Raglan, New Zealand (December 5th – 7th)

One Week to Go! Get WhatsApp to Keep in Telephone Touch!

Hey everyone! I've been meaning to say this for a while. I'll be utilizing the app called WhatsApp for communicating with friends/family over the internet (local wifi hotspots) instead of using the international cellular wireless network. I will look into getting sim cards in places I go so that I can use the wireless network … Continue reading One Week to Go! Get WhatsApp to Keep in Telephone Touch!