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 … Continue reading Exploring Putangirua Pinnacles: LOTR film location

Arthur’s Pass: Devil’s Punchball

I'm currently roadtrippin' South Island of New Zealand and I've been blow away with how majestic and beautiful the landscape is. I can't wait to write all about it when I have more time. For now, however, is a photo we took yesterday at Arthur's Pass. In the background is the impressive waterfall, Devil's Punchbowl. … Continue reading Arthur’s Pass: Devil’s Punchball

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 … Continue reading Wanderlust: Music for the Soul

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 … Continue reading Bridal Veil Falls

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 … Continue reading Marokopa Falls & Mangapohue Natural Bridge

NZ Roadtrip: Mt Damper Falls & Waitanguru Falls

Finally! After being stuck in Wellington since early October, we've been given the chance to escape and explore north island over our Christmas/New year break from work. Our roadtrip started on Friday where we left Wellington and headed north to the town my boyfriend grew up in, Stratford, Taranaki, where we spent the night at … Continue reading NZ Roadtrip: Mt Damper Falls & Waitanguru Falls