• 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…

  • 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...

  • New Zealand

    Wanaka & Haast Pass

    When I was planning my little South Island trip, I knew I had to include a couple of nights in Wanaka. Everyone I’d talked to about my plans mentioned that they had loved their stay in this sleepy lakeside town…