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Hobbiton

According to Tourism NZ stats, Hobbiton is the most visited attraction in New Zealand. Whaaaaat? What do you mean? Why? Following a massive success of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Hobbiton became a mecca for millions (literally!) of fans worldwide. I am actually still amazed that after all these years, sooo many people drive to Matamata, which really is in the middle of nowhere, … Continue reading Hobbiton

reminiscing of old times…Prague

Earlier today I accidentally came across some of my old pictures from beautiful Prague. I called Prague home for just over six month back in 2012/2013. Good times and bad times, it was a great experience, random decision to run away and then living overseas with no friends, no plan and limited finances. On my last day, I packed my bags, then packed a couple … Continue reading reminiscing of old times…Prague

Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)

Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관) 55, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 종로구 새문안로 55 (신문로2가) March-October: 09:00-21:00 (Weekends & Holidays: 09:00-19:00) * November-February: 09:00-21:00 (Weekends & Holidays: 09:00-18:00) * Last admission: 1 hr before closing. Free entry Continue reading Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)

Fieldays

So my day at Field days last Saturday went something like this. Tractor – tractor – coffee – cheeeeese – gumboots – beef jerky – coffee-tractor – gumboots – cheese – beef jerky – tractor.  Field days is a big agricultural show, just outside Hamilton, showcasing the latest farm equipment, local products and produce. Good fun, and a good way to check out the locals. Continue reading Fieldays

God save the Queen a.k.a thank you for the long weekend

I definitely enjoy being out and about on the weekends. This long, Queen’s birthday weekend was not an exception. Nothing too extravagant, just a nice long stroll around Auckland city, lunch at a rural cafe and exploration of a beach not too far away from the city. If you want to follow my foot steps, here are some directions. *Auckland Museum  – Auckland Domain, Newmarket. … Continue reading God save the Queen a.k.a thank you for the long weekend