Another Award!

Feeling very excited about being nominated for another blogging award! Thanks so much to Fabio from La possibilita di un’isola for the nomination. Fabio and his wife Kate and their cat live on their yacht Tranquility (Love the name!) Head over and check out his blog! So the Leibster award is passed from blogger to blogger –…

Celestial Navigation Course

Tonight I am starting a Celestial Navigation Course at Naval Point Club Lyttelton. I am a bit apprehensive as I don’t enjoy working with numbers and calculations, so we shall see how we go! I am planning on taking notes and writing them up here on my blog so that I can refer back to…

Exploring Efate – Vanuatu

Port Vila is the main town on Efate. It is a busy bustling place and many of the main resorts are located here. However there is much more to see around the rest of the island. The ring road around the island is 130km long. You can either go on an organised day tour –…

Tanna Island – Vanuatu

If you are ever in the South Pacific, I can highly recommend a visit to Tanna. We will definitely be back when we sail the Pacific. This time however we were flying in from Port Vila – an hours flight on a tiny plane with Air Taxi Tours. On the way we got to fly…

Thailand

From 2007 – 2012 I worked for a travel wholesale company as a Business Development Manager. One of the things we represented was the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and our role was to promote Thailand and to host regular familiarisation trips for New Zealand travel agents. I was lucky enough to host a number of…

Heavy Weather Tactics

Living in the South Island of New Zealand means that we get our fair share of dirty weather tracking up the country so I have got a  healthy respect for Mother Nature and her power having been caught out in a storm or two while out sailing. And many more occasions I have spent sitting…