One of the few times I relax while on holiday is when I stumble across a place that is just asking me to sit down and read a book to soak in the atmosphere. Normally, but not always, these places are quiet and outdoors with a good view. Despite a lot of people not rating … Continue reading 5 scenic places in Auckland (take a book!)
Museums are places of learning. You get a glimpse into past lives to discover what was normality for so many people who came before us. Science, history, art; the essence of human civilisation. But the very best museums step beyond just artefacts to make you feel. They make you understand what it is to be … Continue reading Is Te Papa the best museum in New Zealand?
In April this year, I went further than I had ever been before to tick a 5th continent off the list. The long white cloud; Aotearoa; 2 weeks in New Zealand! With such limited time and flying both in and out of Auckland, it was always going to be a rush. I quickly realised that, just … Continue reading My Itinerary: 2 weeks in New Zealand (and what I’d change)
On my second day in New Zealand, I headed east and successfully navigated to Auckland War Memorial Museum, in the middle of Auckland Domain (a park with sweeping green lawns). It's highly impressive from the outside, reminding me of Washington DC's Capitol building, although I was somewhat regretful at having to step out of the … Continue reading Review: Auckland War Memorial Museum
Tiny green and yellow doors into hobbit holes. Ale. The Green Dragon Inn. Rolling fields and glorious countryside. An extortionate entry price and a huge amount of selfies. It can only be Hobbiton, the New Zealand movie set used for both The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. It was way up there … Continue reading Review: Hobbiton movie set tour
Next up in my series of where to go on your next holiday - try something brand new and find yourself an ADVENTURE. Be it camel-riding, sliding down a mountain or bungee jumping - all of the below contain new experiences to challenge & thrill you. adventure ədˈvɛntʃə/ noun an unusual and exciting or daring experience. http://www.dictionary.com/browse/adventure … Continue reading Where to go on your next holiday: New adventure