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...

On Nichols Falls In Dunedin & How To Get There

“Glowworms and waterfall! That’s exciting.” That’s was what I said having seen the pin on Maps.me app. At the time I was walking around the Otago Peninsula with Nina. With a little bit more research, we decided to make a quick visit to Nichols...

Visiting Matiu Somes Island: The Former Leper Colony

Are you considering a trip to Somes Island while you’re exploring Wellington? If you go, you’re in a cool little experience that won’t take up more than half your day. Somes Island is located in the middle of Wellington Harbour and is most known as...

On 20+ Things To Do in Wellington

Having grown up less than one hour away from Wellington in Waikanae and studying in the city for four years it’s about time I put together a post of things to do in Wellington, New Zealand. If you’re undecided about visiting Wellington, do it. It’s a...

5 Ways I Save Money While Travelling In New Zealand

Is it possible to travel New Zealand on a budget? That’s a question I’ve been asked countless times. It’s no secret New Zealand is an expensive travel destination with all of the high-end bucket list activities available in addition to the day-to-day...