Tawharanui Mermaid Pools, New Zealand
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Tawharanui Mermaid Pools, New Zealand

Are you looking for more information on the Tawharanui Rock Pools aka the Mermaid Pools? I’ve got you covered! If you’re from Auckland or just passing through, this is one place you’ve gotta check out. It’s up on the east coast of the North Island, not too far from Auckland, making it the perfect spot…

7 Best Bay of Islands Tours from Auckland 2024
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7 Best Bay of Islands Tours from Auckland 2024

If you’re looking to do a Bay of Islands tour from Auckland you’ve made a good choice! The Bay of Islands is an absolutely stunning region of New Zealand! As a local North Islander who has lived in New Zealand for 27 years, I’ve had the pleasure of travelling to the Bay of Islands multiple…

21 Day New Zealand Itinerary: What to See & Do from a Local (2024)
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21 Day New Zealand Itinerary: What to See & Do from a Local (2024)

Have you been looking for the best 21 day New Zealand itinerary? I’ve got you covered! As a local New Zealander who has lived here for 27 years and made countless road trips around the country, I’m the perfect person to talk to if you’re planning a New Zealand road trip! With so much to…

5 reasons why you need to visit Taupo this summer! The most beautiful town in New Zealand
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5 reasons why you need to visit Taupo this summer! The most beautiful town in New Zealand

The votes are in. New Zealand’s most beautiful town has been revealed and no it’s not Queenstown…it’s Taupo! The Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards winners were revealed during a ceremony held at Parliament House in Wellington on Thursday, November 9 2023. Taupo took out the top spot for the Beautiful Awards Supreme Towns and Cities…

Does it snow in Auckland? Winter Travel Guide 2024
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Does it snow in Auckland? Winter Travel Guide 2024

Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, meaning that if you click through & make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support! Are you planning on travelling to Auckland during the winter? You’re probably asking “Does it snow in…

The Ultimate Travel Guide For Fall In New Zealand (2024)
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The Ultimate Travel Guide For Fall In New Zealand (2024)

Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, meaning that if you click through & make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support! Fall is an amazing time to explore New Zealand. The leaves are changing colours, the weather is…

20 Best Beaches in Northland, New Zealand | Your guide from a local (2024)
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20 Best Beaches in Northland, New Zealand | Your guide from a local (2024)

It’s no secret that New Zealand has some amazing beaches, and a lot of them are located in the Northland region at the top of the North Island. If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy the sun, sand, and sea, you won’t be disappointed.

17 Best things to do in Matakana, Auckland | Your guide from a local (2024)
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17 Best things to do in Matakana, Auckland | Your guide from a local (2024)

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Matakana, Auckland, you’ve come to the right place. This beautiful town offers a wealth of activities and attractions for visitors of all ages. Since I’ve lived in Auckland for 27 years, I’ve been fortunate to explore Matakana countless times. My family actually has a holiday…

32 Best Auckland Beaches: A Local’s Guide to the Top Spots (2024)
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32 Best Auckland Beaches: A Local’s Guide to the Top Spots (2024)

Searching for the ultimate Auckland beaches guide? Well, you found it! Only in Auckland can you drive two and a half hours, and still. be. in. Auckland. BUT what that means is Aucklanders are spoilt for choice when it comes to stunning beaches. From the black sand of Piha in the west to the golden…