South Island Archives - Travelling K
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 […]
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, […]
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 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 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 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 […]
November 19, 2016

Earthquakes, storms & landslides – what a week!

What an eventful week for New Zealand! A 7.8 earthquake hit Kaikoura, rumbling around the country and hit Wellington badly too. Tsusame warnings meant many needed to find high […]
May 21, 2016

How I entertained dolphins in Kaikoura

I finally visited Kaikoura earlier this year. It’s a tiny town in the south island of New Zealand that bulges with tourists over summer, and becomes empty […]