White water kayaking to Vientiane

When you're ready to leave Vang Vieng behind and make your way south to Vientiane, the French-colonial capital of Laos, why not travel there by kayak? It's better in every way than catching a bumpy, dusty old bus that is half full of chickens. Kayaking from Vang Vieng There are a few companies who offer... Continue Reading →

Skydiving in New Zealand

Bungee jumping is like almost committing suicide by jumping off something very high, except you don't actually die. Skydiving is on a whole other level. You throw yourself out of a perfectly good plane from thousands of feet up in the sky and hurtle towards the ground with nothing but a man and a piece... Continue Reading →

So you want to be a ski bum?

As summer came to an end and winter was rolling in I was struggling to find a job in any of the big cities.  I was lucky enough to meet a guy who knew a guy who would give me a job in Ohakune (pronounced Oh-ah-koo-nee). It was that easy. I hopped on the bus, arrived... Continue Reading →

Black Water Rafting in Waitomo

A friend told me about this before I left home and after seeing too many horror movies like The Descent I swore I would never, ever do it. It basically involves crawling into a pitch-black cave system half-full of water with a head torch and an inner tube, hoping you make it out alive. Naturally,... Continue Reading →

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