Jandals and Jet Planes

Life & Adventures of a Kiwi Family in California

Three Nights in New York

How much can you squeeze into a three night trip to New York City? Why, as much as possible, of course!


Carhenge (Alliance, Nebraska)

Exploring an artistic replica of Stonehenge, made out of old car bodies in Alliance, Nebraska.

You’re a Wonder, Wall

A bunny with antlers, a piano playing gorilla and a roaring T-Rex - introducing the quirky and wonderful Wall Drug Store, in Wall, South Dakota.

Exploring the Badlands

Prairie dogs and harsh landscapes greeted us as we explored Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

Easter – The Differences Between California and New Zealand

Easter in California is a little different than Easter in New Zealand. Here are my thoughts....

Crazy Horse Memorial

An interesting visit to the crazy big sculpture of Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota.

Visiting Mount Rushmore

Exploring the iconic monument of Mount Rushmore, South Dakota during our 2018 Summer Road Trip.

Art, Bats and Shoe Slides – Sheridan, Wyoming

Art, bats and shoe slides - the wild west town of Sheridan, Wyoming.

Eleven Highlights of our First Disneyland Experience

Eleven highlights from our first visit to Disneyland and California Adventure Park.

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