Arwen Little Fairy, Big World A rarely updated blog of random adventures

Rainy Days on the West Coast

Cold and rainy days squash my plans for the west coast.

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Queenstown and Mount Alfred

The adventure capital of the world on a budget and a climb above the bush line.

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The Milford Sound Days 2 and 3

I continue my adventure in the Milford Sound.

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The Milford Sound

I finally make it to the Milford Sound and it fully lives up to my expectations.

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East and South Coasts

From tourist attractions to complete remoteness.

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Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook

The most beautiful lakes I have ever seen, glaciers, and farms.

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New Zealand!

I make it to New Zealand and learn how to drive on the left side of the road.

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12 Hours in China

China, free hotel rooms, and not enough sleep.

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Some Tips for Travelling in Japan

After my third trip to Japan, I still constantly feel a little lost, in the way, and confused when ordering food. If you're also thinking about travelling there these are some recommendations I have for you.

A Night in Osaka

I say goodbye to Miranda and bar hop through my last night in Japan.

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A Day in Kyoto

Miranda and I test how many shrines we can visit in one day.

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Tokyo's Tourist Central and the Shinkansen

A quick trip to Asakusa, Ninja Sushi, and a tough goodbye.

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Harajuku, the Imperial Palace, and Crepes

More rain, a cat heaven, and the biggest coi fish I have ever seen.

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Tama and Family

Rainy days and cafes.

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A Packing List, Everything Plus the Kitchen Sink

Everything I brought for my 4 country, 5 week adventure!