London Day One

The day started much earlier than it would usually otherwise. We left my cousin Ben’s place in Elephant & Castle nice and early at 7:30am. We arrived into Waterloo Train Station where I introduced Emma to Cornish Pasties & Walkers Crisps. Yum! We headed straight for the London Eye, but after we discovered it didn’t open till 10am, we walked over the Westminster Bridge and down along the Thames River and just went exploring.  … Read more »

Goodbye New Zealand

We made it! Waiting in the departure lounge at Auckland International Airport. Flew up from Wellington last night and snapped this out the plane window using some clever photostiching. After touching down in Auckland we were greeted by our close friends Matt & Rach who put us up for the night, so we headed out to Mexican Cafe to catch up and thank them for having us! If you haven’t indulged in Auckland’s Mexican Cafe yet,… Read more »

The final countdown

Well the day is finally here! In exactly 12 hours time we will be falling into our seats en route to Auckland for the first, of many, legs of our trip. I’ve been very good to not spill the beans on the trip. But can tell you this – we’re away for 7 weeks, visiting 12 different countries, and as I write this I am currently removing every single file from my MacBookPro (250gb) and… Read more »

Europe Trip

Well the flights are booked but little else, as we get down to the 1 month countdown before we set sail and head to Europe. That does mean that between now and the 29th April it will be anything BUT a holiday. Head down, bum up, long hours, sleepless nights. Ticking everything off my mile long list of things to do before I leave will be make falling into that seat aboard Emirates new A380 that much… Read more »