Tour Review: Abel Tasman and Golden Bay in One Day

Bookme Confirmation (ODIR18X1547599) – 7:15AM – Abel Tasman and Golden Bay in One Day That was the title of the email I received at 11.15pm. 7.15am is referring to the start time of the tour the following morning. I had no idea where I was supposed to be....

An Epic Day Trip To Castle Hill From Christchurch

This post is about taking a DIY day trip to Castle Hill from Christchurch. After reading this post, you’ll know of three great budget-friendly (free) activities for an awesome day in Castle Hill (this was one of my favourite day trips). At the bottom of the...

The Tongariro Crossing: 5 Things You Should Know

You don’t need me to tell you how to do the Tongariro Crossing. There are 100’s, if not 1000’s of posts already out there. What this post will talk about is some of the things I’d like to have known in advance. It’s not that I had a shit...

Setting Goals For The Year

Goal setting is a funny thing. Some people say you should announce your goals to the world, others say you should keep them to yourself. My thoughts? You do you. Find whatever gives you the best chance to accomplish what you want. I’ve yet to find a goal setting...

On 10 Hitchhiking Experiences In New Zealand

Over the last week or two I’ve been exploring a small part of the South Island, with hitchhiking my main form of transport between towns and cities. I must have hitched close to 100 (maybe more?) rides over the last few years and have always been annoyed I...

On The Tirohanga Track In Picton

The Tirohanga Track is a short (~3.2km) end to end walk with easy access from the centre of Picton. It’s the perfect walk if you’ve got a couple of hours before catching your ferry or plan on spending a couple days in Picton. This post will cover: My...