Thibaults Road to the Golden Backpack Awards 2013 – part 2

Brisbane was a fascinating city. In Europe, we don’t really hear about it, we found it very active, and developed. When we arrived we got a multipass ticket to be able to go everywhere in the city center, and even take the ferry along the river. It was definitely worth it whether it is by … Continue reading “Thibaults Road to the Golden Backpack Awards 2013 – part 2”

Thibaults Road to the Golden Backpack Awards 2013 – Part 1

Before starting the trip, we thought that having a night in a backpacker hostel in Cairns would be good. So on the 8th we visited Cairns, which is a nice city under the tropics, and very pleasant by winter, because it is dry. There is rainforest all around it, and apparently one of the oldest … Continue reading “Thibaults Road to the Golden Backpack Awards 2013 – Part 1”

A Snowboarder’s Journey: Experiencing beautiful Christchurch

  We are at the moment in Christchurch at a friends’ place. The people in New Zealand are from many different countries and most of them are very friendly and helpful. The last few days we have been relaxing and we have been for nice walks on the beach and through the city and botanical … Continue reading “A Snowboarder’s Journey: Experiencing beautiful Christchurch”

A Snowboarder’s Journey: Competing in Craigiburn

  This morning in the supermarket kids were walking around in short and without shoes, as many adults do, it’s only 5 degrees. If you ride a bike without a helmet you get a ticket. Funny country is New Zealand. Riding the clubfields in NZ is great, even if the snow conditions are not the best. … Continue reading “A Snowboarder’s Journey: Competing in Craigiburn”

A Snowboarder’s Journey: Hippie Travels with Irian van Helfteren -Greetings from the South

After the hike next to Mt Cook we drove with the Hippie Camper back to Lake Tekapo for an amazing 80’s party. I looked terrible (good), and some looked even better. Two days later we visited a friend in Wanaka and continued to the wild South West, the biggest national park of NZ; the rain-forest … Continue reading “A Snowboarder’s Journey: Hippie Travels with Irian van Helfteren -Greetings from the South”

A Snowboarder’s Journey: Hippie Travels with Irian van Helfteren – From the ocean to glaciers

We have a great week behind us, in just a few days we got to see the ocean, clay cliffs and glaciers. From Lake Tekapo we drove with the Hippie Camper to Timaru and from there to Omaru and took the road up to Mt Cook village. On the way we stopped by at clay … Continue reading “A Snowboarder’s Journey: Hippie Travels with Irian van Helfteren – From the ocean to glaciers”

A Snowboarder’s Journey: Hippie Travels with Irian van Helfteren

37 hours after leaving Munich I arrived in New Zealand, 3 hours later Mikaela too. We rented a Hippie Camper Deluxe and stayed the first night in Christchurch. We got invited by a women we met on the street to stay over night in her garden. So we felt  really welcome in New Zealand. The … Continue reading “A Snowboarder’s Journey: Hippie Travels with Irian van Helfteren”

Tribal Andy’s- Hippie Camper Trip!

A few months ago I had the privilege of taking one of the amazing Hippie Camper Deluxe Model up the East Coast on a quick Journey back home to Noosa, scored some amazing weather and found some new little secret spots along this amazing coast line. My van was a 2012 model fully equipped 2 … Continue reading “Tribal Andy’s- Hippie Camper Trip!”

My Hippie Camper Adventure –Great Ocean Road

My boyfriend Tristan and I started our Hippie journey on the Friday afternoon. We picked up our Hippie named “Jimi” at the Melbourne Branch. With everything included and maps galore we set off to Frankston at a snail’s pace as of course we decided to start in peak hour travel along the M1! We spent … Continue reading “My Hippie Camper Adventure –Great Ocean Road”