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While you might not exactly call me a “daredevil,” there’s no denying that I do have a healthy appetite for adrenaline. There’s a reason…
I’m not necessarily a very religious person. Yes, I was raised as a Catholic, and yes, I have been to the Vatican. But my religiosity…
Last week, I wrote a post about my day spent on Kapiti Island, a nature preserve and bird sanctuary located just a few miles…
“What’s even on the Kapiti Coast? Don’t go there. You’ll be so bored.” It was a common warning I heard as I traveled through…
There’s no doubt about it — Doubtful Sound can give Milford Sound a run for its money. Doubtful Sound, a misnamed fjord located on…
Picture this: A twisting, turning, terrifyingly narrow canyon looms in front of you. You’re shooting toward it in a large red boat, going more…
I always say that Wellington is my favorite New Zealand city. But then I get to Queenstown, and almost start second-guessing myself. Yes, Queenstown…
She was possibly the cutest kid I’d seen in New Zealand so far — bundled up in a bright pink coat and red and…
It’s not every day that the average person has the opportunity to frolic around on a slab of ice that’s thousands of years old….
I finally got to cross another “big one” off my New Zealand bucket list — I went hiking on a glacier at last. Located…

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A Big 5 Safari in Kruger National Park

We rounded a corner and there in the road essentially right in front of us were the painted forms of a pack of wild…