Category: New Zealand

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 Foods: A Comprehensive Guide

Must Try New Zealand Foods: 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 a $400 on Taxis in Dunedin

The Time I Spent a $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 […]

How to Spend a Weekend Wellington

How to Spend a Weekend Wellington

A Two-Day Itinerary   Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, lies at the bottom of the north island. Although Auckland is bigger, Wellington is the governmental and business centre of the country. I like to think of it as the Ottawa to Auckland’s Toronto. Wellington isn’t […]

My First Work Trip: A Learning Experience

My First Work Trip: A Learning Experience

Something about going on a work trip just scream “adult!” to me. Maybe it’s because I used to tag along on all my mom’s work trips to New York and London. Or maybe it’s because someone else pays for your travel. Who knows?! When I […]

Hot Water Beach: A Guide to the Renowned Beach

Hot Water Beach: A Guide to the Renowned Beach

After months of complaining about how I’m melting in the New Zealand heat, autumn has finally arrived and the temperatures are beginning to dip. So, of course, I suddenly miss the crazy heat the had me sweating from literally every pore in my body. Now […]