North Island 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 20, 2016

Tips for moving to Auckland, New Zealand

Have you considered moving to Auckland? There’s always a lot to take onboard when moving countries. I was born in Auckland and having lived in other […]
June 7, 2016

Scenic walk around Parnell

I’m sharing my secret spots of Parnell, an inner city suburb of Auckland, with a scenic walk that you won’t have done before. I’m an explorer at heart, and […]