When Wanaka stole my heart: Otego, New Zealand

It’s not often I fall in love at first sight but there is something about Wanaka that stole my heart. Cosy log cabins, beautiful calm lakes and a laid back friendly vibe, what’s not to love about Otego’s premium ski resort.


Exploring the Catlins: Southland, New Zealand

I was on a mission. I wanted to get up close and personal with a sea lion. My trip to the Catlins at the southern tip of New Zealand certainly didn’t disappoint and I completed my mission within the first hour. Read about it here…


A beautiful day in Te Anau: Southland, New Zealand

My first day trip around the local area certainly didn’t disappoint. Te Anau and the lake running next to it boasts one of the best landscapes I have ever laid eyes on. Snow-capped mountains, lush rolling hills and all sorts of wildlife. Even in the bitter cold of winter, it’s worth a visit.

Auckland, New Zealand

Who would have thought I would be writing this sat having breakfast OUTSIDE in Cornwall Park on a glorious winter morning. Although it’s probably only a matter of time before I moan about the cold or the sky clouds over and the heavens open. Auckland’s like that you see, four seasons in a day. And […]