A compilation of all the Photos of the Day for your viewing pleasure. I like taking pictures while on trips and, while I am not a professional by any means, I enjoy playing around with the images I take to try and make them look as compelling as I can.

Art Projects – #photooftheday

We don’t usually post pictures of our art projects on the Runawayfamily blog. However, I thought the kids did such a great job on their last two projects, I would…

Far From the Outback in Melbourne

Don’t stick your hands in holes. Don’t pick up crawly things. Don’t step off the path. These were all the warnings we gave our kids as we flew our way…

Fields of Twizel – #photooftheday

We were really looking forward to Twizel. It is the location of one of the major battle scenes in Lord of the Rings. We almost had our tour canceled though….

The Remarkables Panoramic – #photooftheday

One of the fun things I get to do is edit all the photos I take during our time in a certain location. I usually have a couple hundred of…

Next Stop: Melbourne!

We did lots of fun, awesome and adventurous activities when we went to Melbourne. Read on to learn more! You should know that there is such a thing as a…

Melbourne Is For Kids!

After New Zealand, we moved to Melbourne, Australia where one of our stops was to the amazing Philip Island. We went to see koala’s, a heritage farm, and a penguin…

Lake Wakatipu – #photooftheday

Lake Wakatipu is the lake that sits at the foot of The Remarkables – one of the many beautiful areas in New Zealand. This area is well known for it’s…

Sunset on the Remarkables – #photooftheday

The area around Queenstown was so beautiful. It was nice to be able to walk right from our apartment into the Botanical Garden and relax with the quiet sounds of…

Queenstown at Night – #photooftheday

For all it’s busy-ness, Queenstown became a lot calmer at night. Walking through the nearby park, you could relax a little and more fully admire the beautiful surroundings.

The Remarkables – #photooftheday

The Remarkables are a stunning range of mountains surrounding Queenstown. Queenstown was our next stop after Dunedin. Busy and commercial, Queenstown felt a lot like Banff with lots of tourists…