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

How to do a beach crawl: 6 beaches in one arvo (+ FREE printable)

how to do a beach crawl - 6 beaches, one afternoon

What is a beach crawl I hear you ask? Well, my friend. It’s kind of like a pub crawl, minus the pubs and booze. Although, I guess you could bring booze if you want, but that takes away the family-friendly element. Also the ability to drive safely. So maybe reward yourself a cold beer afterwards. All … Read moreHow to do a beach crawl: 6 beaches in one arvo (+ FREE printable)

Get your Lord of the Rings on at Hobbiton, New Zealand

Get your Lord of the Rings on at Hobbiton

This week we have a special visitor. I would like to welcome Michelle from Walking on Foreign Chels. Everyone say hello (can you tell I used to be a primary school teacher?). Michelle is a fellow travel blogger who loves to plan. You can find tips and tricks for planning as well as oooh and … Read moreGet your Lord of the Rings on at Hobbiton, New Zealand

3 Of The Best New Zealand Hikes Chosen By Travel Bloggers

3 of the best new zealand hikes

I love any opportunity to show off New Zealand hikes and I get a little pleased inside when I hear other people talking about how they love New Zealand too. We are a proud nation, us Kiwis. I recently asked a few travel bloggers what their favourite New Zealand hikes were and three travel bloggers … Read more3 Of The Best New Zealand Hikes Chosen By Travel Bloggers

How to experience the Coromandel Peninsula in 24 hours

how to experience the coromandel peninsular in 24 hours

Not too long ago my friend Ronna (from Five Foot Ronna) and I went on a whirlwind tour of the Coromandel Peninsula. Coromandel Peninsula is located in the North Island of New Zealand. It is close to Auckland and Tauranga but it is relatively isolated due to its rugged nature. The Coromandel Peninsula is known … Read moreHow to experience the Coromandel Peninsula in 24 hours