• 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…

  • New Zealand

    Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

    Going forward, if anyone asks me what places in New Zealand I would consider a “must-visit”, I think Aoraki/Mount Cook is going to be at the top of my list. I’m incredibly blessed to have been born in this crazy…