Kristy’s itinerary for the South Island of New Zealand with kids in a campervan

Recently I shared my friend Kristy's fantastic tips and tricks for campervanning around New Zealand with kids in a campervan - and as promised, here's the itinerary and highlights that Kristy and her family explored in the South Island. Kristy is a "real life" friend of mine who blogs at Loulou Zoo … [Read more...]

Kristy’s tips for travelling around New Zealand with kids in a campervan

I have thought very often about campervanning around New Zealand so it is not without a little piece of jealousy that I'm sharing this guest post (and another one soon). If you want to know how to travel New Zealand with kids then read on! My dear (real life!) friend Kristy of Loulou Zoo has just … [Read more...]

My friend is campervanning around New Zealand before me!

Edited to add! Kristy has now been to New Zealand and has written two awesome posts for me: Tips for travelling around New Zealand with kids in a campervan Kristy's itinerary for the South Island of New Zealand with kids Last summer, I nearly went campervanning around New Zealand. I'd … [Read more...]

Hot air ballooning is on my one-day list

Thanks to the cover of our edition of Dr Seuss's Oh, The Places You'll Go! - yes, it features a hot air balloon - the small boy is going through a phase where he points out such balloons all over the place - in books, puzzles, and even where they don't really exist. But he's got me thinking - one … [Read more...]

Guest post: Waiheke Island, a New Zealand travel tip

Yesterday as part of the blog4NZ - Blog for New Zealand - campaign, I asked for some tips on places I should visit in New Zealand when I finally get around to visiting. As well as getting some useful info in the comments, I've also got this guest post from Craig at the Indie Travel Podcast. Thanks … [Read more...]

Why I haven’t been to New Zealand yet (but really want to go)

When I'm travelling and people hear I'm from Australia, it's surprisingly often that they ask me about New Zealand. Fair enough, I suppose, since we are near neighbours, but coming from Perth on the far west coast of Australia, it's well over 5,000 kilometres to New Zealand - imagine how many … [Read more...]