One day in Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb, Croatia

Even after all this time traveling together, getting to a new country is still exciting for us. And while we’ve come to appreciate spending longer stints of time in the places we visit, if a new country is close, we’ll try to go there, even if it’s only for a day. So that’s pretty much […]

Our month in New Zealand

New Zealand road trip

New Zealand was the place on this trip that we were both most excited about. We devoted almost a month to the country, and it still wasn’t enough! New Zealand surpassed every expectation with breathtakingly beautiful scenery, interesting wildlife, and extremely nice people. Since we found others’ blogs so helpful in our research of New Zealand, we […]

Gorgeous Aoraki/Mount Cook and Lake Tekapo

Sunset, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park and Lake Tekapo on the South Island of New Zealand are two of the most beautiful, special places we’ve been… anywhere… ever. Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park We drove to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park from Twizel for a morning hike. Upon arrival were confronted with clouds. Driving along Lake Pukaki, we couldn’t see any mountains […]

Arrowtown, Wanaka, and Twizel

Driving from Wanaka to Twizel, New Zealand

After our stint in Fjordland on the South Island of New Zealand, we started making our way north and east. Our next stops were Arrowtown, Wanaka, and Twizel. The Devil’s Staircase The drive from Te Anau to the Queenstown/Arrowtown area is quite pretty. But there’s one infamous section we read about called the Devil’s Staircase. We were nervous, especially since […]