Things to do in Auckland, New Zealand

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New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Its beauty is matched by no other; its landscape is pleasantly diverse and every corner is literary a sight to behold.

I have been fortunate to call this beautiful place my temporary home for the last couple of months. This post is dedicated to Auckland and a few of the things and activities I have gotten up to.

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What the colour of your passport means

 

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Recently, I was having a chat with a good friend of mine about the struggles of being a third world country passport holder, my all time favourite topic of discussion 🙂 . People falling into this category are generally passport holders from African countries, a few Asian, Middle Eastern, Caribbean and South American countries. This little chat got me thinking about a time when I was in Rome on my way back to London when the flight got delayed a while due to a late departure from London. You know how delayed flights tend to make disgruntled passengers want to chat each other up and complain about the service. Little did I know I  was going to be pulled into small talk due to this. For those who know me personally; I am very much an introvert; only speak when am spoken to and seldom ever initiate a conversation with strangers unless in dire circumstances.

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The Adventures of Cathy 2017

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Happy New Year friends! I know, I know 🙂 what a stretch right? Considering we are two days away from nearing the end of January and the Christmas countdown officially begins yet again. I really do hope you had a fantastic christmas with your loved ones; friends or family and that you ushered in the new year with a renewed sense of optimism for the possibilities 2017 may present.

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10 travel quotes to inspire your 2017 adventure

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Who doesn’t love a quote? A great old saying that gives you a boost of morale and motivation to jump start you day, work, travel etc. For one, I love quotes and if you read my blog, you know that each post is accompanied by a great quote at the very end of each blog post. In this post I will delve into ten travel quotes that I absolutely adore and always bring a level of inspiration into my life.

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