When people ask me how China was it's a very hard question for me to answer. On one hand I absolutely loved it. The Chinese people I met and the cultural experience was amazing. The cities, the architecture and the history were all things I loved. And let's not forget about the food. However, in … Continue reading Instagram vs. Reality
Author: Caitlyn Farrar
5 things that surprised me about China!
As a child I'd tell my parents I was digging holes to China. Little did my five year old self know that I would be flying there 15 years later. Here's a list of 5 things that I was not expecting from China! 1. China has clubs. Not like little Christchurch 'clubs' but proper clubs. … Continue reading 5 things that surprised me about China!
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park 💙
I don't know why but for some reason no matter how many times I've travelled the South Island it wasn't until my latest road trip the I finally visited Mt Cook and now I can't wait to re visit in winter to see it in all its glory covered in snow. We planned it so … Continue reading Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park 💙
Why I already want to go back to Laos!
Laos was the last stop on my two month break away and I still wish I had never left and here's why.... Firstly, the Kuang Si Falls. It's a must do when you visit Luang Prabang and even though I was squished into the back of a mini van and driven down the most dodgy … Continue reading Why I already want to go back to Laos!
Life Update: Travel Plans
With one exam to go before im ready to jet off overseas again I thought I would just post something light-hearted outlining my plans abroad so that if anyone has any questions they can ask before I head off and I can try figure out the answer. I am also super excited to head off … Continue reading Life Update: Travel Plans
First off I want to apologize for the lack of posts. I have taken a lot of time out recently to spend time on myself and my studies and I have been meaning to write this for a wee while so let's get into it. This year has been an absolute rollercoaster ride and although … Continue reading Rejection.
Dachau Concentration Camp.
Situated northwest of Munich in Germany and the first concentration camp opened by the Nazis is Dachau concentration camp. Visiting any place like this was always important to me personally as growing up I was always fascinated by WW2 and learnt a whole lot about it. I knew by actually seeing one of the camps … Continue reading Dachau Concentration Camp.
Why Austria should be on EVERYONES bucket list!
Whilst in Europe I was lucky enough to be picked up from the airport in Germany and whisked away to Austria and the only thing I regret is not having already planned to go there because it was amazing! One thing I will mention which was crazy in my opinion was how easy it was … Continue reading Why Austria should be on EVERYONES bucket list!
Greece. The good. The bad. And the ugly.
Greece turned out to be everything I expected it to be and more. The more being not so good. Don't get me wrong it was an amazing place to visit but I plan to break it down for you and hopefully prevent you making some of the same mistakes that I did. Firstly, I got … Continue reading Greece. The good. The bad. And the ugly.
Traveling solo. Home time.
So I have made it back to the airport ready for my journey home and thought I'd better jump on here and give an idea of my experience! Traveling alone I have decided was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Not only do I think I have learnt a lot I also … Continue reading Traveling solo. Home time.