Tongariro Alpine Crossing

New Zealand

Eyes of the World

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The drive from Queenstown to the Catlins is one of the more mellow New Zealand drives. First, you will drive around Lake Wakitipu, which is the highlight of the drive....

After Christmas, things really began to heat up for us. We spent the next week zig-zagging from Wanaka, Queenstown, Te Anau, and Milford Sound.

Te Anau & Milford Sound


After three hours crossing the Cook Straight via ferry, we saw first glimpse of land. Large mountains off in the salty ocean air horizon. We approached slowly until we...

All good things must come to an end, and all endings are also new beginnings. As I write this, currently located on the South Island, I'm reminiscing about our time on...

Okay, so far, New Zealand has not been any fun at all, it's not paradise, and the people are so mean. Did I mention it's opposite day? It's 12/14/17, and we've become c...

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About us


We're the Haynes!


We exchanged vows in September 2017 and left our everyday life for a gap year honeymoon around the world. We settled back in San Francisco in January 2019 and continue to share our love of travel. Thanks for following us on this amazing journey we call life!

Casey & Hannah



Where are we off to next?


Where are we off to next?

Where are we off to next?


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About Us

We're the Haynes. Newlyweds on a mission to explore the diverse

lands and cultures

around the world. 

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