Auckland (& more)

Day 48: Ben nerds out Our last stop in New Zealand was Auckland, but first, a visit to Hobbiton along the way. For those of you who are not Lord of the Rings fans, Hobbiton was one of many filming locations for the LOTR and Hobbit movies. Now that the movies have been completed, they’ve …

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Photo Post – Uluru Sunrise

This post is out of sequence since I've already posted the Great Ocean Road pictures, but I had such a hard time picking the best pictures - I simply had too many. The Uluru sunrise was magical, and it was 100% worth getting up super early for. I spent a good 90 minutes enjoying the …

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42 Wallaby Way, Sydney!

We wrapped up our time in The Land Down Under in Sydney--home to so many of my favorite Finding Nemo references! Here's what we did: Day 34: Not all Airbnbs are created equal We flew from Melbourne to Sydney in the morning and managed to figure out public transport to our Airbnb pretty easily--already Sydney's …

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City girl back in a (not the) city

Finally, it was time to head to a proper city: Melbourne! Being the NY snob that I am, I still managed to find things to complain about 😂 Forgive me Aussies. Day 30: Chocolate on chocolate & the best risotto ever Before heading into the city, Ben and I decided to backtrack a few miles on …

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