Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged Continue Reading →

Italy: Top 10 things to do in eastern Sicily

Millenia of history, culture and geography make it difficult to choose my top 10 things to do in eastern Sicily. We flew into Catania airport, an increasingly popular route for Continue Reading →

My most popular Instagram travel pics of 2015

2015 was my second year on Instagram and looking back over the images is a very satisfying review of a fantastic year of travel, with lifelong bucket list items ticked Continue Reading →

Hiking the Tour du Mt Blanc

As I sat in my accommodation in Les Houches about to embark on hiking the Tour du Mt Blanc, I had to reflect that it was ‘third time lucky’! Two years Continue Reading →

Most Picturesque Places to Go On Vacation

You only have a few weeks’ vacation each year and you want to make the most of them right? You want to tick off incredible travel destinations from your bucket Continue Reading →

Top 5 highlights of Europe

When I first arrived in Europe – with my backpack on a working holiday visa – I wanted to visit all the highlights of Europe. Paris and Rome; all the Continue Reading →

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