Bridge the Travel Gap

New Zealand

Auckland Coast to Coast

Auckland Coast to Coast If you have a bit of time in Auckland one great thing to do is the Auckland coast to coast walk. The Council has developed a coast to coast walk. We had a great day walking…

Day 1 in the City of Sails and booking a trip to Tiritiri Matangi

Back on home soil We arrived 10pm on Tuesday night at Auckland airport after a very pleasant time at the Qantas business lounge in Sydney. Having returned to New Zealand many times and been faced with the queues from hell…

Bucket list for New Zealand

Bucket list for New Zealand A few nights ago in Lethbridge we stayed with Amber and Ewan who are visiting New Zealand later this year. It got me to thinking about what, as a kiwi, I would suggest as a…

In search of Hobbits Part 2: A journey around the North Island

In search of Hobbits Part 2: A journey around the North Island

In search of Hobbits Part 2: A journey around the North Island New Zealand is geographically around the same side as the United Kingdom without the 65 million people. We left the South Island and its 1.5 million people to…

In search of Hobbits: Part 1 A journey around the South Island of New Zealand

It was nice to arrive back in New Zealand in November 2010 although a bit odd that my Canadian in-laws Joe and Inga met us at Christchurch airport. I am a kiwi and it should have been the other way…