• Read This

    10 Travel Books on my To-Read List

    I’m moving to the UK in September and I’m already anticipating the long, long time it takes to fly from Auckland to London (via Singapore). I’m a pretty fast reader (I probably skim-read a bit too much, it’s a bad habit) so I know I’m going to need to form a decent collection of titles on my e-reader before the trip. I know ...

  • New Zealand

    Hawkes Bay Photo Diary

    I recently spent a long weekend visiting family in Central Hawkes Bay. Think rolling hills and picture postcard scenes of rural New Zealand. This winter has been quite mild in New Zealand and this weekend was no exception.On the nicest…

  • Bucket List

    Filming Locations to Inspire Your Travels

    I don’t know about you, but movies have always been a source of travel inspiration for me. I love a film where the setting is an integral part of the story, it definitely stirs up the wanderlust and has me…

  • New Zealand

    A 10 Day South Island Road Trip

    Back in April I embarked on an autumnal road trip around some of the main highlights of New Zealand’s South Island. I’ve lived in New Zealand all my life, and I’d only visited the South Island twice – both times…

  • New Zealand

    Queenstown & Milford Sound

    The last stop on my South Island trip was Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. I drove there from Wanaka taking Crown Range Road, via Cardrona, Arrowtown, and Lake Hayes...