I wrote the following blog post a week before the tragic events in Christchurch occurred, ready for me to add the photos and publish. My response on hearing of the incident was one of utter disbelief and complete shock. Our experience of this country was one of beauty, love, and kindness from all we encountered. … More New Zealand Part 3 – The South Island
On the South Island, the Beans were lucky enough to do a brilliant, hands-on knifemaking course – Bean8’s favourite day in NZ! But we almost didn’t get there, thanks to a storm and a serious landslide…This post documents our adventures. … More Hands-On Learning – A Knifemaking Course!
The next instalment of our road trip around New Zealand: this time it’s from Rotorua all the way down to Wellington and across to Christchurch on the South Island. From geysers to Maori hakas to an albatross tour, we’d love you to check out the post to follow along with our adventures! … More New Zealand Part 2: Rotorua to Christchurch
Despite the difficulty, hiking the 6.5-hour Tongariro Alpine Crossing with the Beans remains one of my favourite memories from New Zealand. Here’s a short post about our experience. … More The Tongariro Alpine Crossing – a test of physical and mental tenacity
I’ve finally had a chance to write up our first ten days in New Zealand, from Auckland to Rotorua. If you’re interested in what we’ve been up to in this gloriously beautiful country, please read on! … More New Zealand Part 1: Auckland to Rotorua