View from New Zealand: Christchurch

Our first trip on the South Island was to Christchurch. We had a few hours to wander between returning the hire car and getting a lift back, so we gatecrashed a speciality coffee shop Christmas do (getting free coffee and pastries), then went to the cathedral and the museum. We were astonished by the damage... Continue Reading →

 Views from NZ: Wellington

Our last stop on our tour of the North was Wellington. We mostly pottered and ate (best breakfast so far), and went to Te Papa museum. We stayed in a hotel on the front where the views were pretty tolerable. The museum was pretty cool and we learnt about some Maori customs. S enjoyed the... Continue Reading →

The Coffee Tag

Today I have another tag I've been sat on for a while. Oops! It's all about coffee. Amy from Golden Books Girl tagged me in this one. I am missing coffee so hard over here, it's just not the same! When I get home I'm going to love coffee like I've never loved anything before.... Continue Reading →

View from New Zealand: Rotorua

One of the things that made it straight to our New Zealand wish list was Rotorua, and area of the country characterised by it's geothermal activity and sulphurous smell! The landscape looks like something from a post-apocalyptic film. I loved this completely green pool known as The Devil's Bath. The bubbling mud pools were another... Continue Reading →

View from New Zealand: Napier

Next on our New Zealand adventure was Napier, a fab little coastal town on the North Island. The sea front is gorgeous but the beach is gravelly and you can't paddle in the sea because it's vicious. Whilst in Napier, we managed to get our first good coffee since we got here and it was... Continue Reading →

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