You know the moments in time when you find yourself standing in front of somewhere unbelievably beautiful and think "how can this possibly be real"? Well, this is about those moments; those connections with nature, people, and food as experienced by me, Amanda.


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We Live Here

In this space, in this moment, in this being...

Narrative, storytelling, planning, and travel tips from a late 20-something-year-old, “coming of age”, low-key traveler. 

Worldwide adventure based in New Zealand.

November 12, 2018

I’m a little embarrassed to admit, but before my boyfriend first suggested hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB for short), I had never heard of it. He had me at Swiss Alps, but once he described the popular, tri-country crossing, long-distance hike, I was captivated.  The route circumnavigates roughly 170 kilometres (110 mile...

July 6, 2018

I recently had the privilege of exploring the Tasman Glacier in Mt Cook National Park and the icebergs scattered along its terminal lake via jet boat with the company, Glacier Explorers. It was the first time in a while that me and Jake were able to play tourists in this national park that is currently home.

Our tour began on...

It was an overcast, but warm, morning as I pulled back the curtains of our bedroom window to reveal the day’s weather. It was the start of our weekend and we were excited to embark on our first over-night mission of the summer.

21 kilometers over Pyramid Saddle and Flanagan Pass led us from Twizel to the shore of Lake Ohau. T...

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