Day 23: Is Travelling Worth Your Money?

A growing trend within the PF blogosphere shows a preference for spending money on “experience” rather than  “stuff”. Like the last wave of feel-good-new-age-movement (Hello, The Secret), this idea is immediately embraced by most of us because it appeals to our idea of happiness and good life. Who doesn’t like holidays? It’s as if this … Continue reading

Day 18: Why You Should Visit New Zealand

New Zealand has a lot to offer to the rest of the world. However, being a small country in a middle of Pacific Ocean means some people only knew about its existence after watching Lord of the Rings movies. I’m not going to talk much about its culture, people, lifestyle because I find them quite … Continue reading

Day 17: Valentine on Vulcan

On the second day, we marked the hilly areas as the no-go zones for the sake of my husband’s sanity. No, it was me who whinged a lot. If there was a painful part of holiday, that would be the obligatory souvenir acquisition for people at home. You can’t buy another cheap looking key ring … Continue reading

Day 16: Off to Middle Earth We Go

After four months of careful planning, my beloved and I went on our New Zealand holiday last Saturday. Atypically I didn’t feel much excitement for the trip. Maybe it’s partly due to my excessive reading on travel books about this beautiful country prior to the trip. It felt like I already accomplished it in my … Continue reading