My best friends from home were coming to visit, which I was over the moon about. But they wanted to see the whole damn country in 2 weeks. Thanks to my pro planning abilities, I came up with a whirl wind itinerary across both islands. Here is our week on the North Island.
Auckland itself is a great city, but if you’re looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle, you need to get yourself some wheels and hit the road.
When traveling New Zealand, many people head straight to the South Island, but I promise you’re missing out. Much of the cultural history is based on the North Island, a significant portion of it in the Bay of Islands.
I hadn’t actually planned to work in a hostel when I moved to New Zealand, but this place always surprises me in the best of ways.
Two girls met at Mardi Gras 8 years ago. Now we’ve spent 12 days together in a campervan across New Zealand’s North Island.
Since I busted my knee during my road trip, I decided to leave the Queenstown party and head to the beautiful southern town of Dunedin.
We decided to make a day trip through The Catlins to the bottom of the country. Pro Tip: you need more than a day.
I’ve got 6 days to get from the top of the North Island to the bottom of the South Island. Let the road trip begin!
It’s hard to believe 6 months have already passed since I packed up my life and left the country.