New Zealand

Hot Air Ballooning across the Canterbury Plains

Hot Air Ballooning across the Canterbury Plains

Ever wanted to just float through the sky, peacefully and at your own pace and admire the 360◦ views of the of the stunning landscape around you?… Earlier this month Sanjay and I did just that when we took our first hot air balloon flight! […]

Lakeside Luxury

Lakeside Luxury

Living like royalty, in luxurious accommodation with limitless views of luxuriant landscapes while being served lavishly, delicious meals… Sanjay and I were a part of this amazing and slightly surreal experience recently, while celebrating our five year wedding anniversary! Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat A luxury […]

Halloween Horrors

Halloween Horrors

Although Halloween is growing in popularity in New Zealand, it’s definitely not an event that people mark on their calendars and we seldom see trick or treaters on the street, in saying that we do have a Halloween attraction that’s open all year and if […]

Photo Memoirs

Photo Memoirs

Due to life and work commitments, (you know how it is!) I haven’t been able to travel as much as I’d like to this year. I’ve been reminiscing a lot about the expeditions I have been able to go on, so thought it would be only fitting […]

Getting a little adventurous in New Zealand! – Part III

Getting a little adventurous in New Zealand! – Part III

My adventurous trilogy ends in Queenstown – Also known as the “Adventure Capital” of the world! This absolutely stunning town is the perfect backdrop for adventurous times, set on the shores of Lake Wapatipu it offers the most picturesque scenery in of all New Zealand […]

Getting a little adventurous in New Zealand! – Part II

Getting a little adventurous in New Zealand! – Part II

Continuing on from my last adventurous post, I’m going to share my cliffhanging experience in Taupo with you! Taupo (pronounced toe-paw) is a gorgeous lakeside town, home to the largest fresh water lake in Australasia. Lake Taupo was created by a huge volcanic eruption some […]

Getting a little adventurous in New Zealand! – Part I

Getting a little adventurous in New Zealand! – Part I

So I’m not the most adventurous person in the world but I try to do something really out of my comfort zone at least once a year…Usually nothing too extreme but something that will really push me. New Zealand is the best place to get […]

Hot Water Beach – Coromandel NZ

Hot Water Beach – Coromandel NZ

The weather in Auckland has been pretty average as of late and I’ve thinking a lot about the tropical destinations I’ve visited during my travels, how I wish I could be somewhere warm right now! Sticking close to home, I’m going to fill you in […]

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

This mind-blowingly beautiful trek is located in New Zealand’s oldest national park – Tongariro National Park which is also a dual world heritage site. The 19.4km walk is said to be NZ’s best one day treks and in some cases one of the world’s top […]

New Zealand – The things you need to know

New Zealand – The things you need to know

As you know I live here!…I’m based in Auckland but was born and bred in Christchurch. In this post I’ll be giving you the low down on what you need to know about this gorgeous country. Quick Overview: NZ is small with a population of […]