A Wellingtonian’s Definitive Guide to Wellington v2.0

A Wellingtonian's Definitive Guide to Wellington

Author: Adam Constanza, freelance travel writer and Wellingtonian of over 10 years shares his favourite Wellington spots to explore, eat, drink and so much more. Wellington, the Capital of New Zealand and ‘Coolest Little Capital in the World’ – Lonely Planet. That’s quite the accolade, so what makes Wellington a… Read More

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

Wellington Walks: Otari-Wilton’s Bush and Skyline Walkway

Otari-Wilton's Bush

Otari-Wilton’s Bush is the only public botanic garden in New Zealand dedicated solely to native plants, home to an 800 year old rimu tree and bursting at the seams with birdlife – the perfect place for an outdoor adventure with the family. It was a crisp and cold Sunday afternoon… 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

Wellington Walks: Te Kopahou Reserve Tip Track

Wellington Walks: Te Kopahou Reserve Tip Track. I recently discovered the Tip Track within Te Kopahou Reserve after a friend recommend it, and what a walk! Te Kopahou, meaning “bent or folded feather” in Te Reo Maori covers an area of over 650 hectares and offers views of the highest calibre… 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

Wellington Walks: Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay Trail, Kapiti Coast

The Paekakariki Escarpment section of the Te Araroa trail runs between Paekakariki and Pukerua Bay. It has recently opened and my partner and I took the opportunity of a sunny, albeit blustery, Wellington day, to explore the 10 km trail, which climbs to over 200 metres above the Tasman Sea. We have passed through the scenic Kapiti Coast numerous times on the way to another destination, but frequently think to… Read More

Wanderluster of the Week

In this series we ask savvy travellers to share their stories, tips, and destination inspiration: Adam Constanza lives in Wellington, and shares his experiences at Travel Inspired – as published on Stuff in July 2016. Where are you from? I grew up in Street. Yes, that’s right, Street. It’s a… Read More