The ultimate day hike in Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
03 Sep 2019

The Ultimate Day Hike in Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

This post was originally published in May 2017 and was updated in November 2019 (after I did another day hike which I need to tell you about!). The entire Abel Tasman National Park Coastal Track takes anywhere from three to five days to complete, but what if I told you

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20 Aug 2019

New Zealand Weather: When Is the Best Time to Visit New Zealand?

New Zealand weather is a fickle beast. The whole “four seasons in one day” line gets trotted out a lot and it is accurate. I was inspired to write this post about when is the best time to visit New Zealand after the recent trip Prince Harry and Megan Markle

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06 Aug 2019

Cape Reinga: A Trip to the Top of New Zealand

The main reason for our recent North Island trip was to finally explore the beaches and coastlines of Northland. Cape Reinga is as far north as you can go in New Zealand and it’s a popular spot for that reason. Well, not only that reason – it’s a beautiful place

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23 Jul 2019

Camping at Kai Iwi Lakes, Northland, New Zealand

One of the highlights of our recent North Island road trip was a place I hadn’t even heard of before planning the trip.  Kai Iwi Lakes, a set of three small lakes on the Kauri Coast (three hours north of Auckland), is quite unlike anywhere else I’ve been in New

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16 Jul 2019

20 Things to Do in Sydney, Australia: Iconic City Sights, Beaches and the Blue Mountains

With a handful of famous buildings, a glistening coastline made for seaside strolls and close proximity to the stunning Blue Mountains, Sydney earns its reputation as one of the world’s great cities. Whether you’re on a quick city break or have the time to really explore the area, you’ll always

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The coastal hike from Bondi to Coogee, Sydney, Australia
09 Jul 2019

The Bondi to Coogee Walk: One of the Best Coastal Hikes in Sydney, Australia

The coastal hike from Bondi to Coogee is one of the most famous walks in Sydney. You’ll see several stunning beaches, plenty of clifftop viewpoints and, most likely, hundreds of other people. Yip, it’s popular, but don’t let that put you off the Bondi to Coogee walk. Keep reading for

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02 Jul 2019

The White Sands Walk, Jervis Bay, Australia

The White Sands Walk. The name alone invokes images of calm, clear water lapping onto pristine beaches full of, umm, white sand. Luckily the name holds true. The White Sands Walk, in Jervis Bay, New South Wales, is a path (or series of paths) connecting several stunning white sand beaches.

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25 Jun 2019

Hiking to the Pouakai Tarns, Mount Taranaki + Other Things to Do in New Plymouth, New Zealand

When it came to creating mountains, the North Island got a little short changed. It’s mostly flat, which is in complete contrast to the mountainous South Island. There are some mountains (or, more accurately, volcanoes) to explore though, and Mount Taranaki is one of them. There are various tracks in

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