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June 28, 2017

Interviewed for the NZMCA Motor Caravanner Magazine

I'm very excited to share the news that I was featured in the June/July 2017 NZMCA Motor Caravanner Magazine. I was interviewed over the phone and […]
June 27, 2017

Nominated for the Liebster Award

Thank you Karla from Global ETA for nominating me for the Liebster Award. What is the award? It's specifically for small bloggers still starting out - given to bloggers by […]
June 20, 2017

How to make caravan curtains

After living in the caravan for a few months I’ve decided there is too much beige. I have beige curtains and seating, plus plenty of fake […]
June 13, 2017

Best South Island Destinations

The South Island of New Zealand is full of stunning spots. In this list, I’ve included some of my favourites, with reflective lakes, waterfalls, dense bush […]
June 6, 2017

Top 5 Teardrop Campers – tiny, towable & fun

The teardrop camper keeps catching my eye lately. I think of them as the perfect option for short holidays – very similar to a campervan, but without the […]
May 29, 2017

Bolivia’s Salt Flats – 3 day tour

Seeing the salt flats in Bolivia (Salar de Uyuni) was a top highlight of my trip around South America. I went on a 3 day tour from Uyuni to experience the salt flats, not […]
May 23, 2017

Freedom Camping Concerns in New Zealand

There has been a lot of talk lately about freedom camping in the New Zealand media. Locals are unhappy about overly crowded areas, people leaving rubbish behind […]
May 15, 2017

Eating & drinking in Auckland

Highlighting Auckland’s best bars and restaurants. In this post, I simplify the areas of Central Auckland and suggest a few of my favourite options. The best bars […]
May 9, 2017

Iquitos & the Amazon Jungle

Iquitos is a Peruvian town, hidden deep in the Amazon Jungle. It is the largest town in the world not connected by roads. You either go in by boat […]
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 […]