Category: New Zealand

The Complete Guide to New Zealand: Tips and Tricks

The Complete Guide to New Zealand: Tips and Tricks

The Complete Guide to New Zealand continues with my New Zealand Tips and Tricks. Now that you know EVERYTHING there is to do on the North and South Islands, it’s time to give you some practical tips for planning your trip to New Zealand. These […]

The Complete Guide to New Zealand: South Island

The Complete Guide to New Zealand: South Island

Welcome to the second half of The Complete Guide to New Zealand. This week we’re going to explore the South Island (and Stewart Island). Most guides to New Zealand feature the South Island. Bloggers constantly write about its beauty. And they’re right to! I mean, […]

The Complete Guide to New Zealand: North Island

The Complete Guide to New Zealand: North Island

Kia ora! Living in New Zealand just wasn’t enough for me – I have to keep writing about it, too! I fell in love with the country the moment I arrived. Well… two days later once some of the jet lag had worn off. Even […]

10 Photos to Inspire Your New Zealand Wanderlust

10 Photos to Inspire Your New Zealand Wanderlust

It’s been a month since I talked about New Zealand, which is far too long, right? Well, at least this time it’s all visual. That’s right, I’m doing my first image-focused post! And what better place to begin that with some of my favourite never-before-seen […]

Learning How to Make Dumplings in New Zealand

Learning How to Make Dumplings in New Zealand

After all my posts on New Zealand, it’s fair to say I think it’s an awesome place. I’ll probably never stop talking about it! So really you shouldn’t be surprised that I’m writing, yet again, about New Zealand. But it might surprise you that I […]

10 Best Auckland Day Trips

10 Best Auckland Day Trips

It’s only been a month, but I’m already seriously homesick for New Zealand.   I fell truly, deeply in love with the country while I lived there. The people are fantastic. The food is delicious. And there are endless travel opportunities.   For 7 months, […]

The Starbucks Cookie Test (& Exciting News!)

The Starbucks Cookie Test (& Exciting News!)

This week’s post is going to be a little different. Firstly, because I’m writing it hours later than I usually do. Secondly, because it’s at a time of insane upheaval in my life. Why is that? Because I’m leaving New Zealand. In 1 week, I’ll […]

Must Try New Zealand Food: A Comprehensive Guide

Must Try New Zealand Food: A Comprehensive Guide

Food is one of the main reasons I love to travel. It’s probably one of the main reasons I love life! As much as I adore curling up with a good book and a plate of Pillsbury cookies, there’s something uniquely satisfying about eating your […]

Visiting the World’s Smallest Penguins in Dunedin

Visiting the World’s Smallest Penguins in Dunedin

New Zealand is home to a spectacular array of wildlife – most of it bird life. The country actually has no native mammals except for one species of bat. Originally, the island was populated by 3 metre tall birds called Moa, tiny nocturnal kiwibirds and […]

The Time I Spent $400 on Taxis in Dunedin

The Time I Spent $400 on Taxis in Dunedin

Dunedin Who? Your first thought reading the title of this post might be “what is Dunedin?” Or, more aptly, “where is Dunedin?” Dunedin is a small city (I’d almost call it a town but that would probably cause a riot) near the bottom of New […]