Travel Archives - Travelling K
May 8, 2018

Paraparaumu Campground With Ensuite & Freedom Camping

I’ve found the most decadent campground. You get your own ensuite in a little cabin – I’m in heaven. Plus, after all the tyre drama, I […]
May 1, 2018

Lighthouses, Wind & Snow in the Wairarapa

This is the first time I’ve been in the Wairarapa region and it’s much more interesting than the other side of the Tararua Ranges. The east coast at […]
April 3, 2018

Dannevirke – an unknown town with falls & beaches

Over Easter I decided to base myself in a small town called Dannevirke. It’s enjoyable setting a slower travel pace and I’m in this for the […]
March 20, 2018

Exploring the Gisborne Region by Caravan

It’s a scenic drive up to Gisborne from Hawkes Bay with a mixture of ocean views, wild farmland and bush. Plenty of corners and a few […]
November 28, 2017

Freedom Camping in Caravan & Exploring Cape Kidnappers | Hawkes Bay

I recently went on a short trip with the caravan to explore Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Cape Kidnappers is known for it's nesting […]
September 19, 2017

Exploring the Coromandel in New Zealand

I arrived in the Coromandel Town and was trapped there for a few days because of the winter weather. After the weather passed, I moved my […]
August 15, 2017

Wairere Falls outside of Matamata

I didn’t know what to expect for the Wairere Falls hike. It was described on the DoC website as the highest waterfall in New Zealand’s North Island and […]
August 1, 2017

Great Campground & Free Activities in Rotorua

Rotorua has been a real surprise. Growing up in New Zealand, I always thought of it as a place to avoid. Too touristy and smelly from […]
July 18, 2017

Waikato’s Blue Spring Walk

Blue Spring in Waikato New Zealand is an easy and very enjoyable walk following a beautiful river. I’ve never seen water like this. It’s extremely clear […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
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 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. […]