Flying To New Zealand? Do These 7 Things First

Flying to New Zealand is daunting. For many of you reading this, your total transit time will be over 24 hours. The following are seven tips for keeping in mind before flying to NZ, including a few to consider before booking your flight. Some of these tips apply...

10 Of The Best New Zealand Souvenirs To Take Home

Are you looking for souvenir inspiration to bring back from New Zealand? You’re in the right place. You’ll find that most posts about New Zealand souvenirs have the same ideas. I’ve got these but I have tried to include a few different ideas you...

10+ Things To (and not to) Do In The Catlins + Useful Tips

The time has come. The Catlins have emerged from obscurity and the region is now on the tourist radar. Honestly, I’d never ever heard of the Catlins growing up. Tucked away in the Southeast corner of the country. With a sparse population, farming and forestry...

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...