Stewart Island Hiking Guide

Overview: Stewart Island (also known by its Māori name Rakiura) is located at the southernmost point of New Zealand. This is one bushy island. Like, seriously COVERED in bush. It…

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What you need to know before you go to New Zealand

Planning a trip to New Zealand: Everything you need to know

Overview: Since New Zealand is on the other side of the world for pretty much everyone, a trip there is probably your once-in-a-lifetime experience. Travel planning always starts with so…

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Discover the best of New Zealand's South Island

Top 5 Places to Visit on New Zealand’s South Island

Overview: I spent a year traveling through New Zealand and every place I visited on the South Island impressed me. The variety of landscapes you can see and activities you…

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Nelson Lakes and Blue Lake Hiking Guide

Overview: Nelson Lakes National Park is fast becoming one of the most renowned hiking destinations in New Zealand. It is home to the Blue Lake – reportedly containing the clearest…

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5 questions you have about milford sound answered before you go

Overview: If you are a nature lover, you are guaranteed to fall in love with Milford Sound. Every moment in this beautiful fiordland is spent in awe of the number…

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An Ode to Doubtful Sound

Overview: Ohh New Zealand, you steal so many hearts. Whenever you as speak to people that have been to New Zealand, they almost never have anything bad to say about…

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How to cycle around New Zealand

Alps 2 Ocean Cycling Holiday: A Photo Journal

Overview: A cycling holiday is a fantastic way to travel and the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail is the pinnacle of cycling trails in New Zealand. This Photo Journal lets…

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25 bits of great advice before visiting New Zealand

25 Things To Know Before Visiting New Zealand

Overview: Visiting New Zealand is high on almost every bucket list, and even if you have been, I’m sure you’ll want to go back! Great advice before you travel to New…

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Hiking a glacier in New Zealand

Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track

Overview: New Zealand is all about the great outdoors! It’s a hiker’s paradise that includes turquoise rivers, swinging suspension bridges, and majestic mountain views. And just north of Wanaka, on…

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Visiting the Huka Falls

Visiting the Huka Falls New Zealand

One of my personal travel fails (one of many to be fair) was not making it to this place while in New Zealand and not knowing if I’ll ever get…

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