Matiu/Somes Island, Wellington, New Zealand

Matiu/Somes Island is perfectly situation in Wellington Harbour. From its humble beginning as native Maori land, to a quarantine sight, gun emplacement and research centre, this island has served as a unique piece of New Zealand’s history over the past several centuries.

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12 Things to love about Wellington, New Zealand

Lonely Planet gave Wellington the title of “Coolest Little Capital in the World”. Here’s what I personally love about this capital city.

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Favourite Places: Castlepoint, New Zealand

Castlepoint is more than just a beach-side destination. It’s a quiet getaway and vast departure from the daily activities of a busy lifestyle. Even during the cold and rainy winter, spending an evening at Castlepoint is one of my favourite places to unwind. Brett and I have been coming to his family’s bach* since we…

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My Top 5 Tourist Fails

Have you ever experienced a “Pinterest Fail”? Well, the same thing can happen when travelling… and I like to call these “Tourist Fails” Continue reading My Top 5 Tourist Fails

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