Walking Through Cave Stream Scenic Reserve In Castle Hill

Castle Hill’s Cave Stream Scenic Reserve has been the location of two casualties (source). Thankfully I wasn’t aware of these two incidents before taking on the cave at the end of an epic day trip to Castle Hill with Nina and Garrett. This post will tell...

Is Milford Sound Worth It? 35 People Give Their Two Cents

As one of the most popular tourist attractions in New Zealand, the Milford Sound gets over half a million visitors a year (source). But, is Milford Sound worth it? Or is it just sheep leading the sheep? Do the sheep come away with expectations satisfied and once in a...

How To Say New Zealand In 58 Different Languages

Random Person: “Where are you from?” Me: “New Zealand.” RP: “Sorry, where?” Me: “New Zealand.” RP: “Ah, the Netherlands.” Me: “Nooooo, New. Zealand.” This is one of many variations of...

Is The Trans-Siberian Railway Worth It?

The Trans-Siberian train is one of the bucket list trips I’m stoked to have completed early in my travels. It’s a journey that comes up often between travellers who are looking to navigate between Asia and Europe and being able to say I’ve completed the...

On Kiwi Slang I Use In Everyday Conversations

“Sorry, I don’t get what you’re saying?” I’ve received this comment hundreds, if not thousands of times over the years on the road. When talking to fellow kiwis, or people who have visited NZ I can chatter away and the convo flows. But...