Numerous times during our travels through New Zealand, people remarked that the South Island is much prettier than the North. … Continue reading Hahei to Cathedral Cove: Walking Into a Postcard
We were scheduled to arrive in Auckland after 6 weeks of living in a motorhome, so we wanted to stay somewhere … Continue reading Hotel Review: The Langham, Auckland
Tauranga is a port town in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island. As I’ve mentioned in the … Continue reading Tauranga: The View from the Mount
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” — … Continue reading Hobbiton Banquet Tour: A Feast Fit for Hobbits
I’m going to depart from travel posts momentarily to share a piece that I originally wrote for ScaryMommy. I’ve come a … Continue reading Statistics Used to Reassure Me, And Then I Became a Mother
It was with great excitement that we arrived in Waitomo. The glowworm caves were one of the first (non Lord … Continue reading Waitomo and Otorohanga: Noisy Fun
The drive from the Wellington area up to Lake Taupo was a little too long for us to want to … Continue reading Mangaweka and Lake Taupo: DUCKS!