An Honest Review of New Zealand Hostels (North Island)

I spent 4 weeks travelling around New Zealand, starting in Auckland and ending in Christchurch. Some hostels were great, a few were very much less-than-great so hopefully you will find my experiences useful! Here is my round-up of the accommodation I stayed in on the North Island. South Island accommodation review coming soon! Auckland Haka…

My Top 5 New Zealand Activities

It has been a tough decision but I’ve made a list of my must-do activities for New Zealand! There is of course so much to do in every destination however these are the things I always go back to when I’m reminiscing about the good times of my trip… Glow worm caves at Waitomo – this…

Kiwi Experience Sheepdog (+Milford Explorer) Trip 2017: My Review

Having just returned back from 4 glorious weeks in New Zealand, it is finally time to get back into the swing of real life and let you all know what I got up to! Let me get straight to the basics: I travelled from mid-February to mid-March on the Kiwi Experience bus, using the Sheepdog pass…

My Holiday Essentials: Part II

If you guys didn’t already know, my first solo trip is rapidly approaching and I’ve been getting a bit spendy in preparation, so I wanted to share a couple of items which I feel will be very useful! Basic tees – to pair with light shorts for the day or dress up for evening drinks. Baseball cap –…

My New Zealand 2017 Itinerary

If you’ve been keeping up on my blog and Twitter, you will know that next year in 2017 I’m heading off to my ultimate bucket list destination: New Zealand! I booked my flights a few weeks ago in store at STA Travel but am yet to book anything beyond that – although I am 99.9% certain that…

My Holiday Essentials

If you don’t follow me on Twitter, you might not know that next year I’m heading to my dream destination – New Zealand! I’ll be travelling for 4 weeks, touring around the country with Kiwi Experience. Needless to say, this is a pretty big deal for me so I’m already planning what to pack and what,…