New Zealand

Not How We Imagined It

Not How We Imagined It

  As I sit to write this, I am sitting in an apartment in Potsdam, Germany on a cool, Tuesday morning in May. Potsdam is a beautiful town with amazing history and incredible newfound friends. I’m looking out a small Read More
New Zealand in Photos: Part I

New Zealand in Photos: Part I

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It’s Not Always Roses

It’s Not Always Roses

  We’ve been traveling for 6 weeks and it’s been fun. It’s also been tiring. Disclaimer: This is not a complaint post. This is a transparent account of where Donna and I are right now. I’m sitting at our villa Read More
A Chance Meeting

A Chance Meeting

  In August 2014, while working at a convention in Orlando, FL I had a 5 minute conversation. That 5 minute conversation has turned into what will be a lifelong friendship.     Even before we had any definitive plans for Read More
Little Thailand Cliff Jump and Skydive Wanaka

Little Thailand Cliff Jump and Skydive Wanaka

  Our time in Queenstown was absolutely amazing.  We’ll be posting more details later this week about the incredible friends that we made but here’s a glimpse at some of the things we enjoyed together.   Thank you Byron, Adam, Read More
Isabella’s Skydive

Isabella’s Skydive

Not long ago I put skydiving on my bucket list and I finally got the chance to check it off. When we got into to the skydive booking place I was fine, then we started talking serious. Like really falling Read More
We Did Not Die: Skydiving in New Zealand

We Did Not Die: Skydiving in New Zealand

  Quinley Upon arrival at the NZone airfield…word was out that a 6 year old would be jumping that morning.  After we made it into our flight suits, instructors were coming over in groups to high-five the beaming mini-jumper.  She Read More
Cook Strait Friends

Cook Strait Friends

  The ferry through The Cook Strait from the New Zealand North Island to The South Island was a fun, new experience.  It’s a 4-hour journey but the ferry companies make it easy to pass time and spend money (cough). We Read More
New Zealand Pictures

New Zealand Pictures

  The best way to view pictures from our journey will be via Pinterest.  We’ve found this to be the most user friendly relative to uploading on our behalf and viewing on your behalf.   We are in the process Read More
Free and Abundant WiFi: Oh How We Miss You!

Free and Abundant WiFi: Oh How We Miss You!

The land of Kiwis does not place a high priority on free wifi. And wifi is essential when you have 4 kids that are ONLINE schooling while traveling. Every day we must seek out a wifi solution.   In New Read More