Hunting for Trolls in Piopio

Hunting for Trolls in Piopio

Tom Troll: Don't bother cooking 'em! Let's just sit on 'em and squash 'em into jelly! Bert Troll: They should be sauteed and grilled...
A Day Trip to Waiheke Island

A Day Trip to Waiheke Island

It was about halfway through the ferry ride that I realized I was in trouble. Even though this was my fourth trip to New...
Adventure in the Sky in Auckland

Adventure in the Sky in Auckland

When it comes to adventure sports, Queenstown is “the” place to be in New Zealand. BUT, that doesn't mean that you can't do crazy...
Tahiti, or Jurassic Park?

Tahiti, or Jurassic Park?

I cursed under my breath as my elbow came down – hard – on the back of my seat. It was my own fault,...
Tahiti: It’s a Magical Place

Tahiti: It’s a Magical Place

Much like Hawaii and the Maldives and the Seychelles, the islands of French Polynesia come to mind when I think “island paradise.” Think about...
Conquering the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Conquering the Sleeping Bear Dunes

My calves were burning. My lungs were burning. Everything was burning, burning, burning. I looked upward, peering toward the top of the monstrous sand...