Destination: New Zealand (Part I)

The best thing to do when backpacking on a limited time is to research. I’ve joined a Facebook group called “Backpacking New Zealand” and found myself a travelmate from Germany. It is best to have a travelmate for sharing costs, planning, and great company. I did the South Island planning and my travelmate just tagged…

Destination: Sydney

The original plan to spend my holidays in the East coast of Australia has been changed because the embassy decided to deny my tourist visa due to my profile as a yuppy single dude with no strong ties to the home country. Bottomline is, I obtained a tourist Visa for New Zealand instead and applied for an Australian transit visa which allows…