Easter on the Coromandel Peninsula

Leaving the Bay of Plenty, knowing that we no longer owned a house, was actually an incredibly uplifting experience. We were finally free to travel, with no strings attached! To celebrate this newfound freedom, and the beginning of our next chapter in life, Daniel and I planned to head to the Coromandel Peninsula. A favourite spot, … Continue reading Easter on the Coromandel Peninsula

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Going North: The Top of the Top

In my eyes, no sightseeing trip to Northland is complete without a visit to the Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga and the ancient Kauri Forest, where the largest kauri tree, Tāne Mahuta, resides. For me, these three places capture the unrefined, innate magic of the far north, whilst also holding plenty of historical and spiritual value. … Continue reading Going North: The Top of the Top