New Zealand

Is Wellington The Coollest Little Capital?

So admittedly, I've not lived in many capital cities, in fact Wellington is my first and only one. I used to be against the hectic lifestyle of the cramped commute and queues for days. But now, there are a bunch of reasons why I love living in one! Living in New York for a few months taught me I'd never be a city chic at heart.Β As much fun as it was, I knewΒ I was destined to be a tourist and ...

4 Days on the Whanganui River

One of my Bucket List ItemsΒ is to complete all 10 Great Walks in New Zealand, so why not start with the Whanganui river crossing to kick it off. My Experience Setting Up The crossing itself is roughly 145km long from Taumarunui to Pipiriki for the full course or a shorter course from Whakahoro also ending in Pipiriki. This shorter journey is what we opted for, unknowingly as we'd prepared for the full 5 day journey, but I'll get more into ...