New Zealand Travel Tips

New Zealand has always been on our bucket list for travel and we were both very excited to finally explore it. We spent a total of 69 days and just under £4200 travelling in New Zealand, which sounds alarmingly like we threw money down the drain. We didn’t; we just decided to treat ourselves to…

Some crafty days along the coast

We were in for a nice surprise upon arriving in Westport: the rain fell only inland and the west coast was enjoying a beautiful and sunny day. Our first sightseeing stop was the pancake rocks and blowholes in Punakaiki. We ignored the cafés near the entrance and made a beeline for the entrance; mainly to…

Abel Tasman

One of New Zealands biggest draw cards for many people is hiking (locally known as tramping). The most famous and scenic are known as great walks: Milford trek, Kepler trek, Abel Tasman or the Northern Circuit are the most popular. Among them Abel Tasman is the only great walk that can be tramped all year…