If you find yourself in Wellington and are looking for a fun half day adventure then Somes Island is the perfect destination! Somes Island, also known as Matiu, sits in the middle of Wellington’s harbor and is a reserve to native plant and bird life. Humans no longer live on the island (though you can camp there) and it’s run by the Department of Conservation to ensure the preservation of the wildlife and… Read More
Last April, my parents took a cruise out of Long Beach, CA with the Brickman’s and I was blessed enough to get to tag along. Our first stop of the cruise was to Catalina Island.