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Skydive Taupo. 10 Awesome Things To Do In North Island New Zealand. Places to visit in North Island New Zealand. What to See in North Island New Zealand. Travel Blog. Tours. Itinerary. Skyjump Auckland. Sky Tower. Waiheke Island. Hobbiton. Skydiving over Lake Taupo. Geothermal activity. OGO zorbing Rotorua. Maori cultural experience. Jet boat Huka Falls. Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Glowworms Waitomo Caves. Wellington. Click through to read more...

10 Awesome Things To Do In North Island New Zealand

From exploring big city sights to journeying into the rolling hills of Middle Earth, North Island New Zealand has something for everyone. As I lived and worked in Wellington for a month, I spent more time on the North Island, despite the South Island attracting more tourists (I mean, have you seen Milford Sound?!). That’s why I want to…

Packing a Suitcase Like a Pro: My Top 10 Packing Tips

Packing a Suitcase Like a Pro: My Top 10 Packing Tips

It’s safe to say I’ve spent a fair portion of my life living from a suitcase, whether that’s going back and forth to and from university, visiting Gaz every month (#LDRproblems), studying abroad, or on weekend trips away. Over this time, I’ve had enough experience to master the art of packing a suitcase. This hopefully makes me the tiniest bit…

Introvert travel. An introvert's guide to group travel. How to travel in a group as an introvert. Group travel tours as an introvert. Introvert travel blog. Introvert travel guide. Introvert travel tips. Introvert group travel. Travel tours for introverts. Click through to read more...

An Introvert’s Guide to Group Travel

When I found out I’d be travelling around New Zealand for two months with a bunch of other students this summer, my first worries were not money, hostel living, homesickness or anything of the sort. My first worries were how the heck am I meant to be surrounded by people 24/7 for two months straight. Now for other people, this may seem baffling. Or perhaps to some, it is a dream…

Staying in Britain's Only Authentic Hobbit Hole at West Stow Pods

Staying in Britain’s Only Authentic Hobbit Hole

Before you start reading this post, I’d recommend heading to Spotify or YouTube and putting on ‘Concerning Hobbits’. It’s how I went into Hobbiton earlier this year and also how I first approached West Stow Pods’ hobbit hole. It’s a good mood setter. Done? Okay, cool. Now welcome to Britain’s own piece of Middle-Earth. Nestled in the side of…

Massey University National Expedition and Internship Review Study Abroad New Zealand

Massey University National Expedition and Internship Review

If you didn’t already know that I spent this summer studying and working in New Zealand, where have you been?! I had the absolute best two months of my life and I don’t think anything will ever top my experience. I am a very lucky lady indeed. So what course did I do and where did I study? Well, my dear reader, this summer I took…

Glamping in a Suffolk Woodland at West Stow Pods. West Stow. Culford. Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. Cambridge. Cambridgeshire. Anglo Saxon Village and Lakes. Mega Pod. Quirky, unique accommodation. Click through to read more...

Glamping in a Suffolk Woodland at West Stow Pods

If you’re a long-term reader of the ol’ Faraway Lucy, you’ll be well aware of my love for glamping. From staying in a safari tent on a beach to a wagon in the countryside, I’d say I’ve covered some pretty decent ground when it comes to quirky accommodation. I think my dream is to become a certified glamping extraordinaire (which makes…

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Introvert travel. An introvert's guide to group travel. How to travel in a group as an introvert. Group travel tours as an introvert. Introvert travel blog. Introvert travel guide. Introvert travel tips. Introvert group travel. Travel tours for introverts. Click through to read more...

An Introvert’s Guide to Group Travel

When I found out I’d be travelling around New Zealand for two months with a bunch of other students this summer, my first worries were not money, hostel living, homesickness or anything of the sort. My first worries were how the heck am I meant to be surrounded by people 24/7 for two months straight. Now for other people, this may seem baffling. Or perhaps to some, it is a dream…

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