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28 Dec

Three Week Culinary Challenge: Week 1

Three Week Culinary Challenge: Week 1

First try at cooking. Thanks to Jamie Oliver and a whole bookshelf of cookbooks!

23 Dec

My Three-Week Culinary Challenge

Three Week Culinary Challenge

Before traveling and living on my own, I have NEVER cooked. The kitchen was my mother’s realm and us, her minions children, were only good for food prep and washing up. As such, I am completely clueless about food. But in between frantic IMs to my brother and mum, Jamie Oliver’s cookbooks, and the Food TV channel, I’m teaching myself [...]

20 Dec

Windy Wellington

Windy Wellington

Where are you and what are you doing now? seems to be a pretty common question I get asked these days. Having finished our stint WWOOF-ing in Hawkes Bay, Eunice and I are currently in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. And this has got to be one of the coolest capital cities in the world. It is also probably [...]

11 Dec

A Day in the Life of a WWOOF-er

A Day in the Life of a WWOOF-er

Ok granted, this is not gonna be the same thing that every WWOOF-er experiences in their daily life (every farm/household is different and everyone does different things), but this is just what I’ve been living the past two weeks as a WWOOF-er in Central Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Oh also, before I go on, WWOOF stands for World Wide Opportunities [...]

03 Dec

To Mount Doom and back – Part I

Mount Ngauruhoe

Five am on a Saturday morning, my phone alarm blares. I shut it off and go back to sleep. A couple of minutes later, in the bed across from me another alarm rings. Eunice, my best friend and travel buddy silences it. Mine goes off again shortly… and then hers… and mine again… until after 15 minutes of snoozing I [...]

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