Putangirua Pinnacles & Cape Palliser Hike

The awe-inspiring Putangirua Pinnacles and the equally majestic Cape Palliser Lighthouse are the two main attractions in Aorangi Forest Park, a beautiful coastal region in Wairarapa. Wairarapa is a nature-filled area northeast of Wellington. Driving to Aorangi takes just under…

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Mount Victoria Hike

One of the most popular things to do in Wellington, New Zealand’s windy capital, located on the southernmost tip of the North Island, is to hike up to the summit of Mount Victoria. Mount Victoria sits just outside the business…

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My Favourite Travel Quotes

I love travel quotes. I love discovering the perfect ways others have summed up my feelings for this incredible thing I get to do with my life. I sprinkle them across my Instagram captions, as a sign-off on my monthly newsletters and…

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Travel Morning Routine

Back in 2016, I wrote a post titled My Morning Routine. Well, things have changed a bit in the last three years – most notably the fact that I’ve been backpacking non-stop for the last nine months and my mornings look…

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Tips for Eco-Friendly Travel

Climate changes is all the rage these days. It’s trendy to care about Earth. It’s cool to show up at climate strikes and to make a conscious effort in your day-to-day life to be better for the planet. Good. Finally.…

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Wainui Falls Hike

Wainui Falls is a great little track just outside Takaka in Golden Bay, the northwestern most region of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s a wonderful spot to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and see a beautiful waterfall where you…

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