A Long weekend in Mount Cook National Park

Imagine waking up in your favourite place, sipping tea, facing the mighty Aoraki, Mount Cook. Well, that was my reality this weekend. I laid in bed (that I had moved and pushed up to the window) you know, just so I could be a little closer to my favourite mountain in the world. I opened […]

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Ten Reasons why you need to visit Mount Cook National Park

It’s no secret that this part of Aotearoa is my favourite. From the first time, I clapped my eyes on this epic mountain and explored its home, I was hooked. I return to Mount Cook National Park multiple times a year for good reason, with a plethora of hikes, activities, and experiences I know that […]

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Five experiences you can’t miss while visiting Mount Cook National Park

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is home to New Zealand’s highest mountain, the bluest of blue lakes, a plethora of adventures, and a rich history that will leave you coming back for more and more… and more. It’s no secret how much I love this part of New Zealand and why I keep coming back […]

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Lake Wanaka – Escape to Lake Hawea, The Camp.

“I didn’t even know there was anything to do here, I thought we just used this road as a drive-through to the West Coast” exclaimed my adventure-loving husband as he took his third dive bomb off the rock into Lake Hawea from the seclusion of our own private little cove.  2021 is about new adventures, […]

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5 reasons to book an escape to Lake Hawea

I am going to start this blog with a disclaimer… I have WAY more than five reasons but for the sake of your time and sanity, I am sticking to five reasons why you need to book a weekend escape to this beautiful little lake nestled in the mountains. Lake Hawea is often a quick […]

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Our seven day Northland, New Zealand adventure

26th December, Boxing Day and the first time we had stepped on a plane in 2020. Man, did it feel weird, yes. BUT we are in New Zealand where it is safe to travel domestically, so that’s what we did. After a year of cancelled trips and adventures due to lockdown, we decided to aim […]

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Why you should hire a campervan in New Zealand?

It’s no secret, I love a good adventure. I especially love an adventure to somewhere totally new. Northland has been a region on our list since we arrived in New Zealand and we have never made it north of Auckland during our time here SO, we decided to embark on a campervan road trip adventure […]

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Six reasons to visit Northland – New Zealand

Northland is where it all began. Over a thousand years ago the great discoverer Kupe, on the ocean-going double-hulled waka named Matawhaorua or Matahao, arrived and named this place Aotearoa. Kupe and his crew had travelled thousands of miles across the Pacific Ocean guided by the stars, the sun and the moon, the currents, clouds, […]

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Five reasons you need to book an adventure into Siberia Valley

I don’t know about you but I love a good adventure. I crave weekends like this and love getting stuck into backcountry missions, especially to new places. I had heard about Siberia once, from a friend who used to work with a tour company that guided tours through there.  Known as the timeless land, Makarora […]

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Siberia Wilderness Adventure – Lake Wanaka

Is it too much if I start this with this was one of my favourite weekends of 2020? Nope, you know why? Because that’s the kind of energy that the end of 2020 needs right now. If you have been here a while you will know that we love a good adventure. Near, far, fly, […]

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