Learning to Ride an ATV in Mattawa, Ontario

The Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System, Mattawa Ontario

“Oh you’re going to get addicted to this” said Rex, an ATV aficionado and one of four ATV enthusiasts who lead our group of three inexperienced female riders. It was a positive outlook for the start of the day. I, on the other hand, was focusing more on making sure I wouldn’t crash and burn. […]

Road Tripping New Zealand: Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island, Part 2

Two-week road trip itinerary for New Zealand's South Island

Last week I wrote about the first half of a two-week road trip itinerary for New Zealand’s South Island.  We started in Christchurch, hiked through Mount Cook, checked out Oamaru, the Moeraki Boulders and Victorian and Edwardian architecture in Dunedin, before heading to the west coast to visit stunning Milford Sound. Now it’s time to […]

Road Tripping New Zealand: A Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island – Part 1

Things to See and Do in New Zealand

Hands down, without a doubt, the best way to take in New Zealand is to rent a campervan and explore it on your own. There’s something about having the freedom to travel at your own pace, only visiting the sites you want to see, all in the comfort of your own vehicle. If you love […]