Auckland, with its two harbours, is home to The Sky Tower, the Hauraki Gulf and over a third of New Zealand’s population. With its beautiful beaches, islands, vineyards and even a volcanoes, there is plenty to keep you busy here.
When you are done shopping for international designer brands and delighted your tastes buds with a range of cuisines in the CBD, trade in your watch for ‘Island Time’ and escape to a little paradise for a couple of days. Or head out to the West for the country side, rolling green hills and boutique vineyards. There really is something for everyone here.
TASTING THE DELIGHTS OF TĀMAKI MAKAURAU – PART 2
We meet Phil a bit earlier today, it’s a 9 am start for this food tour and we begin our culinary journey at Point Chevalier Beach Cafe. Continue reading here.
TASTING THE DELIGHTS OF TĀMAKI MAKAURAU – PART 1
In the words of Queen: ‘It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining, I feel good, no one’s gonna stop me now’. I leave Daniel sleeping and I head out to explore. Continue reading here.
DISCOVERING A HIDDEN GEM
For Christmas last year, I bought Daniel tickets to see Billie Eilish in Auckland. Since we were travelling up for the concert, we decided to extend our stay to 2 nights and do a little exploring. Continue reading here.
THE NORTHERN LOOP WALK
I love being in nature, surrounded by bush, listening to the birds or on a beach with Continue reading here.
MY FIRST TIME GLAMPING
Fossil Bay Lodge. From the moment I arrived, I knew it was a place I was going to love. Continue reading here.
ZIP, WINE & DINE
For my first day on the island paradise of Waiheke Island I joined a day tour called Zip, Wine & Dine. Continue reading here.
THE SKY TOWER
Auckland. The City of Sails. A place that I have been many times, but never really as a tourist. My time there has always been short, in transit to an overseas country or a quick visit for a concert. Continue reading here