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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A Guide to Takaka

Takaka is a small town in Golden Bay, a beautiful little spot on the northwestern coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Its neighbour is Abel Tasman National Park and the entire region is full of gems – both natural wonders…

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A Week in New Caledonia

My final stop on my few months of island-hopping to escape the New Zealand winter was to New Caledonia, east of Australia and neighbour with Vanuatu. The funny thing about New Caledonia is that it is not a country in…

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A Day on the Isle of Pines

The Isle of Pines or l’Île des Pins is a gorgeous island in the southernmost part of New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific. While I could have easily spent a week here exploring the caves, hikes and beaches to…

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Parc Provincial de la Rivière Bleue

The Parc Provincial de la Rivière Bleue is a national park in the south of New Caledonia’s main island. It’s a spacious park with plenty of hiking and biking trails for you to enjoy, home to a variety of birds…

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