Welcome to WannaBeKiwi

A Site About Travel, Photos and Fun

And a history of our quest to become Kiwis

The Grand Adventure

Our blog about our travels and adventures on our quest to be Kiwis


A collection of some of my photos over the years

Travel Blogs

Travel blogs from some of our most memorable trips around the world

Recent Posts

  • Old Lady Purse Fight
    Being cheap can be a good thing many times, but there are other times that it can cause you to make less than rational decisions. I tell you this because I had purchased some dental floss way back in Oregon and it turned out to be somewhat defective. It just wouldn’t feed out properly. EachContinue reading “Old Lady Purse Fight”
  • Beach Turkey
    Ok, I have fallen way behind on the travel blog, but my excuse is that we had a lot of driving and I was lazy. After Chapter 1, we had a big reconfig to drop the trailer off, get some life stuff taken care of in Flagstaff, and then hang out in Santa Barbara forContinue reading “Beach Turkey”
  • 6,435 Miles
    We have come to the end of Chapter 1 in the Grand Adventure. It started on August 10th in Flagstaff and has ended up back in Flagstaff after a long 6,435 mile, 3-month loop around the Western United States. When we left it was hot and smoky and now we are deep into fall. AlreadyContinue reading “6,435 Miles”
  • Hasta Luego to Aptos
    Well, our time here in Aptos has come to a close. We had a great couple of weeks hanging out with two of the most amazing people I know: Jason and Cynthia. They are fun, kindhearted, generous, and just great to hang out with. We have known them for a long time now and haveContinue reading “Hasta Luego to Aptos”
  • One Seven Delta Mike
    The first time I ever flew in an airplane was with my Uncle Emery in his small plane when we visited Phoenix when I was about 8 or 9. He took me up flying and I just thought it was the greatest thing ever! It was so cool be up off the ground and seeingContinue reading “One Seven Delta Mike”