Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge – New Zealand Hiking

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge, Ruahine Range, New Zealand

Sunday was a rare day that my Pa and I both had off at the same time. We decided to make the most of it and head up into the Ruahine Range. Anne Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge was on our radar. If you are new to hiking, make sure you check out my 11 top … Read moreAlice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge – New Zealand Hiking

How to speak kiwi – a quick crash course in mastering the En Zedd language

How to speak Kiwi - a quick crash course

Us kiwis have butchered taken charge of the English language and put our own spin on it. Often to the confusion of the rest of the world and cop a lot of flak for our accent. But we are fairly good at taking the piss out of ourselves as well. So grab a cuppa, kick … Read moreHow to speak kiwi – a quick crash course in mastering the En Zedd language

Vinegar Hill – A night camping nestled in rural New Zealand

A night camping at Vinegar Hill

Nestled under a sheer rocky cliff face and in tucked under rolling hills lay our home for the night. That morning Mr Joe (my 11 year old) and I squeezed a tent, camping chairs, mattresses, chilly bins, liquorice allsorts, pillows, sleeping bags, a bag of clothes, towels and a stack of board games in the … Read moreVinegar Hill – A night camping nestled in rural New Zealand

50+ Camping activities to keep everyone entertained (no devices in sight)

50+ camping activities to keep everyone entertained (no devices in sight)

Camping is a great way to spend quality time with loved ones. Or tolerated ones. No TV, limited phone service, no creature comforts. Sounds fab dunnit? But how do you entertain everyone with no TV, limited phone service and no creature comforts? Ah, I am here to help! Check out my comprehensive list of Camping … Read more50+ Camping activities to keep everyone entertained (no devices in sight)