Extraordinary, Must-See Attractions in New Zealand

The Pacific islands of New Zealand are peppered with absurdly beautiful sights we are deeply turned on by: epiphanic coastal panoramas, the lushest landscapes, and battered rural tracks yearning to be explored. There are also winding roads with many places worth pulling your Apollo campervan hire over for. Yet embedded … Read more

Visual Tour Of The Coolest Little Capital In The World

Wellington, New Zealand – described as the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ by Lonely Planet. So what makes it a cool place to visit? Well, there are so many things! And to ensure you see at least some of the cool spots that Wellington has to offer, here’s a … Read more

Crabs Are On The Loose!

The sound of laughter spread throughout the back of the tarpaulin covered 4 x 4 truck. Fellow passengers shuffled positions in the crammed public motor vehicle to get a glimpse of the guy in the far corner. ‘Crabs, crabs, the crabs have escaped!’ I yelled to no one in particular. I … Read more

The Fijian Yasawa Islands of Nanuya Lailai and Waya

The Fijian Yasawa Islands

The Fijian Yasawa Islands are a cluster of volcanic archipelago islands to the west of the Viti Levu mainland. Derived from the Fijian word for heaven, the Yasawa Islands offer a South Pacific slice of paradise. Palm lined golden beaches, crystalline water and top notch snorkelling. Promising guaranteed relaxation as … Read more

Surf, bike, paddle and hike Hanalei

Hanalei, Hawaii

Hanalei, meaning ‘lei making’ and ‘crescent bay’ in Hawaiian is the perfect base for an adventure. The small town on the North Shore of Kauai is surrounded by Mount Na Molokama, Mamalahoa and Hihimanu and as a result, it’s a place of natural beauty and has a charm that draws you … Read more

18 Ways I Adapted to New Surroundings

18 Ways I Adapted to New Surroundings

You’ll probably already utilise a number of these ways I adapted to new surroundings, without even thinking about it. After arriving in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville from New Zealand just six weeks ago for a year long stay, it suddenly hit me that I had adapted. My surroundings felt … Read more

Cycling the South Island of New Zealand

Cycling the South Island of New Zealand. The plan was to ride for 14 days and over 800 kilometres through New Zealand’s South Island. I was feeling a little intimidated. I AM FAR from an expert cyclist. I have a Giant hybrid that I use for commuting. But with two weeks until the Christmas holidays and … Read more

The Kaymakli Underground City of Cappadocia

An underground city – it sounded like something from the future I thought. However, it’s thought that the Kaymakli Underground City in Cappadocia dates back to the 7 – 8th century, dug by the an Indo-European Phrygians. The UNESCO listed World Heritage Site of Kaymakli is one of 36 underground cities … Read more

A Wellingtonian’s guide to a packed weekend in Wellington

Travel Inspired

A Wellingtonian’s Guide “Adam Constanza describes his perfect itinerary for a couple of nights in Wellington” – Christchurch Press Escape ‘Capital man’s top spots’ published on 29 August 2016. If you’ve got a few days in Wellington and are keen to pack heaps into it, this might be the guide … Read more

Discovering Hawaii: Hanakapi’ai Falls of Kauai

Kauai, Hawaii

There’s nothing quite like the reward of a waterfall – the 300ft Hanakapi’ai Falls on the Kalalau Trail on the island of Kauai in Hawaii are definitely a reward of the highest calibre. It’s an 8 mile walk, 4 miles to the Hanakapi’ai Falls, returning via the same route.