UPDATE: Time has got away from me this week. The result is I didn't complete my post about our roadtrip to the East Coast last month. In the interim here is a tweaked older post about the first segment of our trip.
January requires a more concentrated organisation if we are to celebrate our birthdays in style.
Recently we had the experience of staying in a place that was once a grand 19th-century hotel. Which sits proudly on a hilltop overlooking the Waitomo Caves. It does sound very posh doesn't it, well, as it so happens the Queen's head once lay on a fluffed up pillow on the first floor, during late… Continue reading Have you stayed in a Haunted Hotel?
There is another place aside from the Bay of Plenty where the sunshine hours are plentiful with brown sugar coloured sand beaches. Which makes this a hotspot for most visitors and locals heading to the Nelson area in Aotearoa. If you have a steadfast soul and are a lover of walks, you get to discover… Continue reading Follow the Golden Weather to Takaka
Ahhh, food. It is a subject dear to many people's hearts and souls. Especially mine! It brings people together in wonderous and in not so jolly times. Perhaps one feijoa ice-cream at a time. Let me share with you a few snippets about just a few old-style local kai [food] that seems to be still… Continue reading Eat like a local: Kai with Soul