February 26, 2017

New Zealand’s Northlands & Bay of Islands

New Zealand’s Northlands For the final part of our epic 2 week New Zealand road trip, we took a day out to explore the Northlands, located […]
February 20, 2017

Exploring Auckland City and its Beautiful Beaches

Driving from the Coromandel to Auckland Upon recommendation from our Airbnb host, we took the longer, but more scenic route to Auckland from the Coromandel. This […]
February 12, 2017

5 Good Things

Ooof – I’ve so had enough of winter now! All of these short, grey days are really killing my energy levels and general motivation. I’m spending most weekends wrapped […]
February 12, 2017

Exploring New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula

Coromandel Peninsula When we told family and friends that we were heading to New Zealand and would be exploring the north island, one place came up […]
February 11, 2017

The Magic of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Having seen many beautiful images of the mysterious Waitomo glowworm caves on Pinterest, we knew that this was something we couldn’t miss during our time on […]
February 8, 2017

A Hobbit’s Journey – Exploring the Hobbiton Movie Set, NZ

What can I say? If you like Lord of the Rings, or anything vaguely quaint and a bit magical, you will love the Hobbiton movie set […]
February 5, 2017

The Road to Rotorua – Travelling from South to North New Zealand

The day finally arrived that we had to leave the exotic wilderness of New Zealand’s South Island to venture onto the more densely populated North Island. Interislander […]
January 22, 2017

2016 Travel Highlights

Hi guys! We are officially 3 weeks into 2017, and here’s hoping for a happy, healthy, adventure-filled year ahead! We just thought it would be nice […]
January 12, 2017

A Day Hiking through Abel Tasman National Park, NZ

Abel Tasman National Park. What can I say? It is just absolutely idyllic. Golden sands, turquoise oceans, beautiful forest hikes, plenty of wildlife. We can see […]
January 8, 2017

West Coast NZ – Lakes & Glaciers

The morning we left Queenstown, a dreary grey mist had settled, the rain was streaming down the window panes and the surrounding landscapes were shrouded in […]
December 18, 2016

A Morning at Milford Sound, NZ

Rudyard Kipling once referred to Milford Sound as the eighth wonder of the world. Having now experienced its irresistible beauty for ourselves, we can absolutely see […]
December 14, 2016

A Teaser of Middle Earth – Glenorchy

Glenorchy is a beautiful and quaint town lying on the outskirts of Queenstown and is best known for being one of the location settings for the Lord […]
November 28, 2016

A tour of Queenstown and the best places to eat

Queenstown was certainly a sight for sore eyes after our 3 separate flights and almost 30 hours of travel to get there all the way from […]
November 24, 2016

New Zealand – North and South Islands in 2 Weeks

Kia Ora! We are back from our fabulous two weeks down under in the land of NZ. New Zealand really is a land of beauty, fantasy […]
November 20, 2016

5 Good Things

This week was filled with traffic jams, storms, secret santa selection, nostalgia and wistful plans for future holidays. I’m still struggling to cope with the dark […]