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May 1, 2017

Quiz: Is you dream home a tiny house, boat, caravan, motorhome, van or house?

Ever wondered if you could live in a tiny house or van? By taking this quiz, learn what your dream home would be. Note: To see your […]
April 25, 2017

Top New Zealand Campsites in the South Island

Travelling around the south island of New Zealand, I stayed at 25 campsites and I learnt what made a campsite a little bit special. Here is a list of what I […]
April 18, 2017

The Cheeky Weka

Weka's are unique to New Zealand and look almost aggressive with a funny walk involving lots of tail bobbing. They are the size of a chicken, […]
April 11, 2017

Solar Panel Installed on Caravan

I now have a solar panel on the roof of my caravan! This means I can stay off-grid in beautiful spots of New Zealand. One step closer […]
April 4, 2017

Getting the caravan ready for off-grid living

I haven’t properly freedom camped or lived off-grid yet! Well, except for Karamea, when I got stuck in the mud. This is partly because I didn’t have the self-containment […]
March 28, 2017

Celebrating TravellingK’s first birthday

TravellingK is now a year old! Hard to believe it's been that long already. How TravellingK started I was following more and more travel bloggers and […]
March 21, 2017

Exploring the Covi Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor Supershow

Last weekend I went to the Covi Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor Supershow at the ASB Showground, Greenlane, Auckland. Quite a mouthful! I’d gone the previous year […]
March 14, 2017

Caravan moving to Auckland & battery problems

What a weekend. I’m exhausted. I stayed in a dark caravan last night. Last 2 months I’ve been floating back and forth from Auckland to the family home. Working the odd […]
March 7, 2017

Northern Morocco

Morocco is a country I would happily visit for a 3rd time. The smells and sounds. The markets and alleys. There is something special about Morocco. My […]
February 28, 2017

Rain, hail & sleet – a New Zealand summer

New Zealand weather really is like the song 'four seasons in one day'. It's been a crazy summer this year, with weather warnings in the south […]
February 21, 2017

How much does living in a caravan cost?

The answer? More than I expected. I bought the caravan in October 2016 and went on a 3 month road trip around New Zealand. I powered through […]
February 13, 2017

Waiheke Island Alternative – Matakana area

Waiheke Island is just out of Auckland city and a popular weekend destination for Aucklanders. But there are other options too. How about exploring the edges of the super […]
February 7, 2017

Amazingly Beautiful Milford Sound

Milford Sound in New Zealand is a fiordland with such amazingly beautiful scenery. Every time I visit, I'm in-love and wonder why I don't come more often. […]
January 30, 2017

Tips for visiting Iran

Five years ago, I visited Iran. All my friends and family thought I was crazy to go, but Iran ended up being my favourite trip so far. […]
January 24, 2017

Pick your own strawberries

Today I picked my own strawberries! The event was advertised in the Auckland, New Zealand area for this weekend only. You turn up with your own […]
January 17, 2017

Caravan dramas

I’ve owned my caravan for over 2 months now and have had more ‘dramas’ than I realised. It’s been a steep learning curve and an action packed […]
January 10, 2017

Stunning views along Roys Peak Track

Roys Peak is a very popular hike, found just outside of Wanaka in New Zealand. It’s straight up to the top but with beautiful views all […]
January 3, 2017

Little Known & Quiet Karamea

Karamea is a small town 99km north of Westport, on the South Island of New Zealand. The area has been described as "New Zealand's best-kept secret”. Because it's out […]
December 20, 2016

Reversing with a caravan

When I was thinking about buying a caravan, one of the aspects I was nervous about was reversing with the caravan. At the time, my car didn't […]
December 12, 2016

Beyond Glenorchy, beyond Paradise

Glenorchy is a small town surrounded by stunning scenery, which is an hour from Queenstown, New Zealand. Did you know there is a part called Paradise? And many […]