Hi! I'm Mat.

I live and work in New Zealand and I absolutely love to travel. Travel enables me to experience different cultures, explore new places and meet awesome people. I’ve learned a lot along the way and if by sharing with you I can help you then that is just awesome!

Latest Posts

2019 the Mantra should be Just Go….Where are you going? What are you Doing? How long are you doing it for? and who with?   These are the questions you should and could be thinking of when planning your travels for 2019, and right now is a great time to plan. JUST GO, don’t procrastinate any longer, life is too short […]
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Do you have a Super Hero working for you?Weird title for a post, but it should make sense at the end. Travelling is great, I really enjoy it, so much so, I like to write about it too. But what happens if something goes bad on a trip? I’ve had so many bad experiences, flights re-routed, having to rent cars, and hotel rooms […]
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Planning a new adventureThe best thing about travelling is planning. Planning your next adventure, planning on where to go next, to visit some historic sites, or participate in an activity unique to a certain location, I really feel that planning your next trip is almost as exciting and fun as actually going on the trip. But what happens […]
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Alaska Part 2Part two of my travel to Alaska, on Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship the Bliss.
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North To Alaska – Cruise on Norwegian BlissA trip to Alaska on Norwegian Bliss
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LA, Miami, Western Caribbean incl Mayan Ruins, Orlando and and unexpected stop in Houston(Mayan Ruins near Cozumel Mexico) Two and a half weeks of travel, six different flights, a cruise ship, a boat tour, and a layover not planned in Houston. This is that story. I began leaving Auckland on the 22nd March, its now the 8th April, and I am awaiting Mum departure to Auckland from Houston […]
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I’m a major culprit of packing more than I need. I am one of those “just in case” type of people and I need to break that habit! I never thought to store photos of my passport and credit cards before. Great tip!
Colin