Country: New Zealand 9 Posts

Walter Peak Station trip

A few weeks ago we went on an absolutely brilliant trip to Walter Peak Station. Walter Peak Station is a high country farm on the other side of Lake Wakatipu from Quee...
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Family fun in a glow worm cave

We've had some fun outings over the past few years. Visiting the glow worm caves in Te Anau counts as one of the best! As much as I enjoyed Milford Sound, as a family we...
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Fun in Te Anau

On our recent trip to Milford Sound we stayed in Te Anau, a small town halfway between Milford Sound and Queenstown. Sitting on the shores of New Zealand's second larg...
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Cruising Milford Sound

Milford Sound is a fiord in New Zealand's Fiordland National Park. It's probably New Zealand's most famous destination, regularly being rated as one of the top "Place...
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Driving to Milford Sound

We're just back from a four-day trip to Milford Sound and Te Anau. Milford Sound is part of Fiordland National Park, the largest national park in New Zealand and a world...
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Tramping at Hooker Valley

Tramping ... Hooker Valley. It’s not what you think. New Zealand has some fabulously unique words. Flip-flops are jandals. Speedbumps are judder bars. And there’s tr...
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Mount John Walk, Lake Tekapo

Amazing scenery, great weather and fantastic friends. That sums up our weekend in Lake Tekapo on New Zealand's south island where we spent two days catching up with clos...
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Sunny winter days in New Zealand

I still have more adventures in Thailand to write about but in the meantime we've been in New Zealand for almost three months. Maybe it's time the blog catches up!...
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Finally, a plan

Our original plan for 2013 was to spend a year in Penang. But a few days after arriving back we struck a problem - all of the schools that we could afford and the...
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