New Zealand is my favourite place in the world and with 3 weeks here, I’m guaranteeing it will be yours too. Bold claim I know, but in a country where it’s almost impossible not to have the Lord of the Rings soundtrack play as you’re going there and back again, you’ll instantly fall in love […]
Itineraries are sometimes a pain in the ass to create but when it's done, you are sure grateful you have one.
The bread and butter of Going Awesome Places are the crazy detailed itineraries that travellers won't be able to find anywhere else. Here you'll find a collection of itineraries that are created to help you, the reader, to plan your very own trip. Now you won't necessarily copy the itinerary line by line but the hope is that there'll be tidbits of knowledge that you'll be able to take away and also answer a lot of your questions.
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The most adrenaline packed city in the world I’m not even exaggerating. There are so many things you can do from Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. Whether you’re a junkie for all things your parents would shake their head at, you appreciate larger-than-life mountainous views, are a big Lord of the Rings […]
Ridiculously stunning harbour and cityscape Sydney is a city where as far as metropolises go, is so well-balanced. It’s got the picture perfect harbour with the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge draped as the city’s backdrop, sandy beaches line the surrounding shores and islands, the culinary, arts, and night scene can stand toe to […]
When we were planning our honeymoon and deciding where we could go, South Africa was on the top of our list because it was a country where we felt like we could get an incredible balance of wildlife, outdoor adventure, luxury while staying on a budget, city exploration, culture, and sweeping scenery. As we delved […]
You can easily spend days or even weeks exploring the City of Light. However, you may have the opportunity to see the world’s most visited city for one day only on a fly-in-fly-out visit or while passing through on your way to somewhere else. If this is the case, it is well worth exploring Paris […]
Hamburg is weird, wild, and wonderful Over the years I’ve had a chance to explore a many number of regions of Germany including big cities and smaller towns but there’s nothing quite like the experience I had in Hamburg. What I experienced was something so profoundly exciting and energizing, I was completely blown away. Hamburg […]
Surf, sunshine, and completely laid back, you can honestly never go wrong with San Diego – always classy. Whether you’re planning an extended vacation, a quick getaway, or just a local wanting to explore more of your own city, the perfect weekend in San Diego is so easy to put together. Whether you’re travelling with […]
Nestled north east of Toronto and just a stone’s throw away from the capital of Canada, the Ottawa Valley is filled with unexpected surprises and gems that will just blow you away. Seekers of thrill, adventure, and excitement will feel just at home in this region that’s named Ontario’s Highlands. With flat plains, rolling hills, […]
Newfoundland & Labrador is a world of its own with its own time zone, flapping bird colonies, drifting icebergs, craggy coastlines, and a funny initiation ceremony. Come to Newfoundland to be charmed with the idyllic Maritime life where even the big city feels like a small one and the fishing villages welcome you like family. […]
I often get asked how I plan my trips. That’s when I take a deep breath and think about how I actually do it. It’s actually a good question because I know that trip planning is no easy task. There’s quite a lot involved and it’s different for every single trip but if I think […]