Here’s to all the casual explorers, the infrequent flyers, and international pedestrians. Cheers to life!

Area Sparknotes

New Zealand – Hobbiton / Matamata

New Zealand – Hobbiton / Matamata

At a Glance: Rating: 5 Stars, would do it again in a heartbeat Duration: 2-3 hours Cost: $70 for tour (includes 1 drink at the Green Dragon) Location: Matamata Restrooms: Available at the start and end The story is that Peter Jackson was flying a […]

Alaska – Explore Seward

Alaska – Explore Seward

Seward is a delightful small town at the top of Resurrection Bay. It’s about 2.5 hours outside of Anchorage and its pronunciation is not sexy (not SEEward, it’s SEWard (ew sound, like in sewage)). But do not let the pronunciation or distance stop you, the […]