Is Wai-O-Tapu WORTH THE MONEY? – A Geothermal Wonderland

It's one of, if not the, most popular geothermal tourist hot spots in New Zealand, but with a price tag of $36 per person, is Wai-O-Tapu worth the money? Especially when you can see (and smell) the geothermal activity for free or for considerably cheaper all throughout Rotorua. We’re not usually fans of big touristy activities but we love anything to do with nature and when you’re in an area [...]

2019-10-27T21:43:17+13:00October 10th, 2019|0 Comments

4 reasons to ROAD TRIP around the Coromandel Peninsula

If there’s one thing we love more than road tripping, it’s road tripping through unexpected scenery - and that’s exactly what happened when we took a road trip around the Coromandel Peninsula. If I’m completely honest, after being not-so blown-away by Auckland we had a few reservations about what the North Island was going to have in store for us. We had many people tell us to ‘just do a [...]

2019-10-27T21:45:11+13:00July 29th, 2019|0 Comments

5 Ways to STAY FIT while travelling in a van – “How 2 Van-Life” series

I'm a firm believer that exercise is a key to happiness and longevity of your life. I have been a heavy gym goer most of my life, having been in the military so fitness has always been close to my heart. I have experience in anything from weightlifting, endurance, yoga, proper nutrition and quite a few sports. So this week we'll be answering the big question... 'How to stay fit [...]

2019-10-27T18:50:47+13:00March 19th, 2019|12 Comments

COOBER PEDY facts to know before you go – Australia’s underground town

Coober Pedy facts to know before you go - Australia's underground town Coober Pedy is the self-proclaimed Opal capital of the world. It’s a million miles from anywhere, in the middle of the arid Australian Outback and just a stone's throw from the South Australia and Northern Territory border. After Uluru, it was the next stop that excited me the most about our trip from Darwin to Adelaide, but [...]

2019-03-19T10:49:58+13:00March 9th, 2019|0 Comments

5 Things we WISH WE’D KNOWN before our visit to Uluru – Australia’s Red Centre

Uluru is a place that’s been high on our bucket list for many years and 2018 was the year we finally got to see it in all its glory. We often say a place was better than we expected, but Uluru blew away every expectation we had and made the long road trip through the outback to get there so much sweeter. There are a few things we wish we’d [...]

2019-10-11T19:13:08+13:00February 15th, 2019|0 Comments
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