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Wellington, New Zealand

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El Coromandel

The Coromandel is a peninsular off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Roughly level with Auckland and only 2 hours drive, but feels a world away. 152 more words


Memory can be a sly b***h

This time last year I was in a car accident. You could say it was a bad crash, in the sense that the car was a write-off, but yet I managed to walk away with nothing more than a small graze on my shoulder from the seatbelt. 1,487 more words


Paihia & Russell's Hell Hole

Paihia and Russell are two quaint holiday towns on either side of the breathtaking Bay of Islands. About 3 hours north of Auckland, the drive up is a blend of forests, rolling green hills, interesting sea-views, and of course more than a few sheep (and cows..). 693 more words


I'll Take Mosquitos Any Day

Let’s be brutally honest for a minute. Yes, New Zealand is a beautiful place. Yes, the people here are generally pretty cool. Yes, the beef here is to die for. 249 more words

Travel Series


A gorgeous hike through Karangahake Gorge

The Karangahake Gorge was formed by the Ohinemuri River carving its way through the Kaimai Ranges. This steep-sided canyon is about an hour inland from Tauranga and was our destination for today’s excursion. 268 more words