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Category: New Zealand

40 Highlights From A Week In New Zealand’s South Island

It’s been a month since we left the land of the long white cloud. And with the craziness of Christmas upon us, I’ve had little time to reminisce about our last week in New Zealand, when we took a road trip around the magnificent South Island…

Cycling to Lyall Bay for Lunch

If you’ve read some of my other Wellington posts, you might have gathered that occasionally I like to escape the city. 1, because we have no car so rarely get out of the city, or motivation to use public transport and 2 because there are some beautiful spots on the outskirts of Wellington that I’m always keen to check out. I worked out that Lyall Bay was, give or take a 40-minute bike ride from Wellington and according to the car route I had previously done, a pretty flat one. For amateur cyclists like us, it was…

Camper Van Road-Trip: What to Pack?

Ok, so I have a slight confession. I’ve never actually travelled anywhere in a camper van. But it’s never too late, right? With a week to spare between finishing up with work in Wellington and flying back to the UK it was time to experience life on the road, as a “hardcore” traveller…

Changing my Diet & Vegan Eats in Wellington

Why I hear you say, have I written a post on where to find vegan food in Wellington? After watching a few documentaries and reading up on the meat and dairy industry over the past month I’ve decided to make a conscious effort to swap my milk for soy, my meat for tofu and my dairy milk for dark chocolate…