Memoirs of Tarquin Part One: Northland, New Zealand

On my recent road trip around New Zealand’s Northland I gave blogging a miss. Luckily my travel companion Tarquin documented our adventures along the way. In his own words, I present to you the memoirs of Tarquin.

Cycling the Coromandel: New Zealand – Day 11 and beyond

Day 11. 0km cycled $15 spent It was another wash out with torrential rain coming from all directions. Luckily I was warm and dry at Vic’s place where we spent the morning talking over breakfast at the dining table. I spent a while fiddling around with the brakes of my bike which keep causing me […]

Cycling the Coromandel: New Zealand – Day 1 to 4

Sometimes it’s the people that make it not the destination itself. My first four days of cycling the Coromandel feels like a life time. I’ve met some fascinating people and I have also had some really bizarre experiences. Find out more>

Tongariro Northern Circuit 43km Tramp: New Zealand

The Tongariro Northern Circuit is a 43km walk which includes most of the popular Tongariro Alpine Crossing. I chose possibly the best day to do the crossing but tackled the most horrendous weather on the last day.