Month: May 2016

Windy Welly

Windy Welly

Wellington has a very windy reputation and rightly so. It receives approximately 173 days of wind per year on which the wind speed reaches 60kph (32 knots) or more. On these particularly windy days, even if the temperature is 18 degrees it would feel like […]

No heels in Napier

No heels in Napier

On our way South, we stumbled across this beach which absolutely blew our minds. The colour contrast was unbelievable. We sat fascinated. As we were heading towards Napier it was my job to navigate us to a free campsite I’d found just outside of town. […]

Lord of the Vines

Lord of the Vines

We couldn’t possibly pass through Hawkes Bay wine region without stopping for a boozy lunch. We chose the Sileni estate and found a little picnic bench under the ever changing Autumn leaves. Luke got a little over excited and ended up buying three bottles … […]

Bubble Bubble Soil & Trouble

Bubble Bubble Soil & Trouble

Rotorua is New Zealand’s most dynamic thermal area which sounds like heaven but in reality it smells of egg – Steph this isn’t the place for you lovely. Jason on the other hand, would love this place.  Video – A bubbling thermal spring I found […]

Hello NZ!

Hello NZ!

New Zealand is a place where my sister spent a lot of time (mainly because she broke her ankle and couldn’t leave) and also a place one of my best friends Lottie fell in love with. After hearing lots of stories and trying to envisage […]

Besties in Brissy

Besties in Brissy

After spending some quality time with my beautiful bestie, it’s time to head back to Sydney where we fly to a land that apparently has more sheep than Wales; I’ll believe it when I see it . A trip to Oz wouldn’t be complete without […]

Like No Place On Earth

Like No Place On Earth

A childhood memory of mine is watching fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour Bridge on television on the morning of New Year’s Eve in the UK. I remember thinking it was the most magical spot for fireworks. Luke lived here for a while about ten years […]

Wiggy goes Walkabout

Wiggy goes Walkabout

Wiggy has arrived in Melbourne and we can’t wait for a week of sarcasm. We really can’t. We met, grabbed a pie and set off on our road trip to Sydney. Our first night was spent at Lakes Entrance, a cute little town although I […]