Te Rata Wines – Matakana New Zealand

Over the last two weeks, I’ve been living in this little piece of heaven in Matakana…   Justin has been my host, as his wife Cynthia is away in the states. They developed the organic, sulfate free wine line called Te Rata Wines. You can check out their website here. Justin has been a great host! Over the last two weeks, we’ve spent our days (approx. 4hrs a day) doing a variety of things. This time of year is the “prep time” for New Zealand wineries because spring and summer... Read The Rest →

And It Begins…

August 15th, 2016; 5:00am So as I’m sitting here in Nadi, Fiji waiting for my flight into Auckland it finally hit me that I am on my way to a different country, by myself, with one bag of belongings, and no return plane ticket… WHAT AM I DOING?!? Haha! Just kidding! I’m more than excited now as everything is running smoothly so far, and I only have a short trip left until I arrive at my destination. Having the first month and a half of my adventure solidly planned feels... Read The Rest →

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