There is lots to be done on Stewart Island -don’t let the sparse population deter you! So much so that regrettably I didn’t manage to fit all of it in during my three month stint – all the more reason to go back and visit… 1. Walk the Rakiura Track A large portion of the […]
So I’ve now been a temporary resident of Stewart Island for just over a month, and I feel like a ought to tell you that there is so much more to this place than the just quirkiness of living in a small, remote community. Without going crazy with cliches and superlatives, it get can be […]
On the 16th February I said goodbye to my lovely Auckland hosts/buddies and flew down to Christchurch. After spending the night in an airport hotel (Jucy Snooze – highly recommended for budget and comfort!), it was time for my second trip on the Stray Bus. When I came on holiday to New Zealand at the […]
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Some friends I know in Auckland have kindly allowed to me to housesit for them for my first week in New Zealand whilst they are on holiday. And so I’m currently living in a beautiful house (complete with hot tub) in a South Auckland suburb called Mangere Bridge. I do have one housemate, but it’s […]