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

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 in 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

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. Read More

The search for New Zealand’s native birds

As a concerted effort to explore things on my doorstep, I recently went to Zealandia; a sanctuary for birds, reptiles and insects. It’s a short distance from central Wellington or in my case, a 30 minute bicycle ride. The dominating fence catches my eye and I instantly have flashbacks of… Read More