When I hear the words “camping” I get immediate flashbacks to school camps from cabins that were supposedly haunted by an unfriendly ghost to the very real less than friendly possums rustling around the tent all night, it’s safe to say I’ve never really gotten into the whole camping craze. Glamping on the other hand […]
The island of Japan is located in the North West quadrant of the Pacific Ocean. It’s a country that is steeped in culture and history, and yet has also managed to embrace modernism with open arms. We visited both Tokyo and Hiroshima and discovered that despite their difference in appearance, their hearts are well and...
As it turns out one of our most famous tourist destinations is making waves overseas. Rotorua was recently named one of the world’s top travel destinations by none other than The New York Times. The newspaper released its annual list of 52 places to go and Rotorua New Zealand was featured at number 45. https://www.instagram.com/p/BXybcelhx5P/?hl=en&taken-by=rotoruanz […]
Yes, yes I know most of us have only been back at work for a few days, but I know I for one, am already dreaming about a weekend escape to the beach. To ease back into that working life and make it a little bit more bearable why not plan a quick Summer weekend […]
Who doesn’t love a good Instagram photo? I love scrolling down and feeling a sense of both awe and envy as I look at all the gorgeous places my friends are going. As we all know there are some places that are just a haven for getting that insta-worthy shot. If you’re wondering what the […]
If the thought of being out in the wilderness, without phone service, electricity and other creature comforts sends you running for the hills, you’re not alone! While camping can be a fun and relaxing experience most of us would prefer staying in a luxury hotel rather than a tent being attacked by possums. Enter glamping....
You may not have realised it – but as well as yesterday being Halloween it was also designated World Cities Day. To mark the occasion travel specialists Travel Bird released a study showcasing the most welcoming cities. To create the study they looked at a variety of factors such as – how welcome visitors feel […]
It’s almost Summer time again and I am hyped! Summer is the perfect time to really enjoy the beautiful country that we live in and explore it all, and what better way to do that then by taking a road trip? We’re pretty lucky in New Zealand as you don’t have to travel very far […]
A new study has revealed a list of the top 100 best cities to spend a weekend, and turns out us New Zealander’s don’t have to travel all that far. Our very own Auckland city came in at 29, while the London in the UK took out the number one spot. Berlin, Vienna and Zurich […]
If you’re a lover of travel and adventure you’ve probably thought about visiting as many countries as humanly possible. Unfortunately though, there are some places that aren’t so safe for tourists to visit. So if you’re in the midst of planning a big OE take a little look at this list first. These are the […]
I’m sure we’ve all seen our fair share of images of various brunches and sunsets on Instagram. If you’re getting a little tired of these posts and want to see something that’ll get your adrenaline pumping then you should check out these daredevil Instagrammers. These Instagrammers have gone to some amazing and shocking extremes to […]
As the Spring sunshine settles in, a group of women will gather in the Marlborough Sounds for a weekend of sailing, adventure, and best of all Sauvignon Blanc. The inaugural Mud House Women’s Helm Regatta is taking place on Saturday Sept 30 and Sunday October 1. It’ll be held in the heart of the stunning...
The results are in- and the most beautiful country in the world has been named. This year, New Zealand came in at a very respectable third place, but we wee ultimately beaten by the rolling hills and countryside of Scotland. A poll created by travel experts, Rough Guide, saw users of the site vote for...
If you’re in the midst of planning your next holiday destination or just wanting to see some gorgeous places these are the Kiwi Travel instagrammers you need to be following for some serious wanderlust. 1. The global couple https://www.instagram.com/p/BYIcyacjdcf/?taken-by=theglobalcouple This Kiwi couple will give you a serious case of wanderlust. This kiwi couple are travelling […]
Are you a total green thumb? Are you passionate about environmental issues? If so you could be jetting off to Germany thanks to Weleda Global Garden. Do you have a special talent for writing, drawing or photography and want to travel the Weleda world for 3 months? ??? ✏️✈️ Apply now to win the journey […]
If you’re spending your days at work reminiscing over last Summer’s holiday, it may be time to start planning a new one. Although we live in a country full of beach holiday destinations there are plenty of cozy spots for a mid-year winter vacation. Whether you’re a snow bunny or looking for a relaxing few...
Sometimes New Zealand feels really small. Often it feels like there aren’t any hidden or secret places left to explore. So if you’re in a bit of an adventure rut lately, hold onto your hat, because we’ve compiled a list of some hidden gems New Zealand’s North Island has to offer. Pah Homestead https://www.instagram.com/p/BUDx58zgrWC/?taken-at=780108114 This […]
Have you ever experienced a vacation so good that you just don’t want it to end? Do you spend your time wishing you could remember every little detail of events so you can go over your adventures with friends? Often when we go on vacations we become so concerned with documenting vacation memories with photographs […]
You may think you’ve seen all there is to see in New Zealand. That there are no places left that will surprise you. But this is not the case. Although we may live in a relatively small country there are still many curious secrets and surprises within it. So if you want to discover and […]
A recent 2017 study took a look at the healthiest countries around the globe. Out of 163 countries New Zealand was the 19th healthiest. While this isn’t a terrible score there’s definitely room for improvement. So we decided to take a leaf out of the books of the healthiest countries and get inspired by their food....
The new year is officially here and if you’re anything like me, you’re already starting to make travel plans for the coming year. Whether you are planning a one week holiday, or many months abroad, chances are you are just a little bit curious as to what the hottest travel destinations actually are. Lucky for all of […]