Do you like tree skiing?
Do you love skipping the crowds at ski resorts and riding lifts and gondolas by yourself?
Do you love beautiful scenery with snow-covered trees like in a magical winter wonderland?
If you’re planning a ski trip to Niseko in Japan, then consider at the very least, a day trip to Kiroro Ski Resort.
STALKING THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE I have a confession. I’m an Icelandic Stalker. I stalk Iceland photos and Instagrammers and YouTubers. I obsess over things to do with anything remotely related to the Land of Fire and Ice. I read and follow every Icelandic blogger or travel […]
FALLING I took a deep breath, not knowing exactly what to expect. If it wasn’t for my husband being such a thrill seeker, there is no way I would be on the Tower of Terror, slowly rising up into the sky. John was an old hat at crazy rides […]
Our trip to the famous Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park in Japan.
See our videos of these fascinating Japanese macaques.
Read our tips on planning your own trip to see the snow monkeys in winter.
Without a doubt, Japan has been one of our favourite destinations in the world.
We were fortunate to spend two weeks in Japan during the winter to discover Tokyo and Niseko. It was unlike anything we had experienced in New Zealand ski fields.
But the journey there wasn’t exactly straight forward.
We knew this time had to come.
We tried to ignore it, not wanting to think what our life would become without you.
But we cannot hide any longer. We now must face the truth.
The time has come for us to say farewell Fiji. To say moce. Goodbye.
It’s not really something you’d choose to experience when you’re about to go diving with bull sharks in Fiji, none smaller than the size of a car.
15 metres down and my ears felt like they were about to erupt and explode into thousands of pieces.
John leaned off the side of the boat, peering into the waters below, desperately trying to make out any outlines which would vaguely resemble a crashed plane.
We’d been drifting around an area about 1.5kilometres off Fiji’s Beachchomber Island in search of the wreck.
A World War 2 B26 Bomber had crashed in the area back in the day, believed to have killed all those on board.
What is your image of the Fiji Islands?
Resorts, cocktails and luxury?
You’d be right to think that Fiji was a place for those with some cash to burn.
BUT. There are ways around this.
Here’s how to travel to Fiji for cheap!