Magical Milford Sound

Nestled in the west coast of South Island, New Zealand, Milford Sound is undeniably one of the most beautiful locations within the country. We had eagerly been awaiting our visit to the fiords ever since we had begun planning our road trip and heard so many wonderful accounts of the area. While mapping out our …

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Exploring Putangirua Pinnacles: LOTR film location

Lord of the Rings superfans, take a look at this... Recently we took a little drive out of Wellington to have a gander at the Putangirua Pinnacles, a product from mother nature herself which lent themselves wonderfully in LOTR: Return of the King. The pinnacles are within a small national park, I wouldn't describe the …

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Wanderlust: Music for the Soul

This weekend we took time out from working in Wellington and headed north to Taupo for Wanderlust Festival. A yoga festival, it offered a range of awesome activities and classes, though due to budgeting we purchased just a music pass for Saturday evening and... Oh my God. The musical performances by Nahko Bear & MFTP …

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Wellington: A Weekend in Pictures

A wonderful weekend in Wellington. Southern Cross restaurant is my favourite place to eat in Wellington with a range of delicious vegetarian dishes! Walking the, 'sea to city,' walkway which has some fantastic views. Big kids at heart, we stopped by one of the many playgrounds the city has to offer. This one, central park, …

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Bridal Veil Falls

The wonderfully named Bridal Veil Falls is a spectacular 55m waterfall, situated a short drive away from the popular tourist destination Raglan, New Zealand. It takes approximately 10 minutes to reach the bottom of the fall where they have an awesome walkway and some seats waiting for you. Sadly, however, swimming is strictly prohibited as …

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Marokopa Falls & Mangapohue Natural Bridge

For those of you who have followed my recent blog posts you may have noticed a trend...waterfalls! My boyfriend in particlaur loves them for jumping/climbing reasons. For me, it's their beauty. We've lost count of how many waterfalls we've seen around Australia, Europe and now New Zealand but one thing is for sure, there's many …

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Cathedral Cove & Hot Water Beach

The Coromandel Peninsula of North Island, New Zealand, is a stunning setting for a road trip. We drove silently along the coast line taking in all the beautiful surroundings as we headed towards Cathedral Cove. It was not far off sunset by the time we arrived so as we started our 45 minute walk to …

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