Day 360 in New Zealand: Waiheke Island

In February we had our first visitor in New Zealand and I spent two weeks playing tour guide. My friend Rhonda flew over from the East Coast and I met her up in Auckland. We spent two weeks driving down making it all the way to Queenstown. My 360th day in New Zealand was spent on Waiheke Island. A quick 40-minute ferry ride from Downtown … Continue reading Day 360 in New Zealand: Waiheke Island

Day 315 in New Zealand: My First Camping Trip and an Amazing Hike

It has been a big year…we’ve moved countries, we’ve traveled, we’ve started a garden, we’ve taken up mountain biking, but there was one more thing I wanted to do before we wrapped up 2017…CAMPING! That’s right, we went camping! Yours truly…New York City Girl…this just goes to show you that one should never say never. A year ago there was no way I would have … Continue reading Day 315 in New Zealand: My First Camping Trip and an Amazing Hike

Day 267 in New Zealand: Taylor’s Mistake

It was a beautiful Saturday in Christchurch and we made the most of it by checking out a new walking trail. Today’s adventure was the Godley Head Walk at Taylor’s Mistake. This walk is a bit on the challenging side as there is a climb but the views make the extra effort completely worthwhile as most of the walk offers ocean views. We even made some … Continue reading Day 267 in New Zealand: Taylor’s Mistake