Australia and New Zealand

Alpacas beside river - closeup

Hiking With Alpacas In New Zealand (or How to Have a Very Happy Girlfriend)

That time I went hiking with alpacas in New Zealand.

Mueller Hut Route view

The Mueller Hut Route: A Gloriously Tough Day Hike

The Mueller Hut route in Mount Cook National Park was a tough, sweaty, wonderful day hike.

Great Barrier Reef - Frank

Sun, Sea, and Shitloads of Sharks

From night dives with sharks to meeting Frank the giant wrasse, diving the Great Barrier Reef exceeded all expectations.

27 of my favourite things about New Zealand

So that was it. 63 days after flying into New Zealand, I flew back out again. In the meantime I’d...

Dunes and ocean

Bidding farewell at Farewell Spit

Our time in New Zealand was rapidly coming to an end. We’d been in my homeland for two months, travelling...

Fox Glacier

That time I walked on a glacier

New Zealand is a pretty underpopulated place. Slightly larger than the UK with about one-fifteenth of the people, nowhere outside...

Wanaka sunset

Wanaka: Films, frustration and fantastic sunsets

After three chilled-out days in Queenstown that consisted mostly of eating ridiculously large hamburgers, afternoon drinking and riding on jetboats,...

Dart jetboats

A day on the Dart

Queenstown. It’s the jewel in New Zealand’s tourist crown, a bustling little town nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu....

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