City Life, Creativity

My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Heading back to Dunedin where New Zealand’s first public art gallery just happens to be and it's artistic roots are continuing to expand al fresco. In 2016, the city’s art scene celebrated the fact that they had enticed a well known Belgian artist ROA to paint a tuatara (local reptile) on the side of a building in… Continue reading My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Housesitting in New Zealand, Life at No.22

Housesitting in New Zealand – Coromandel Peninsula

The Coromandel Peninsula even in winter is a slice of heavenly white sandy beaches, hidden coves and lush forested hills all the essential elements of a classic Kiwi holiday.  For us, it is a sort of holiday in that we get out of our home environment to head off to experience a small community we… Continue reading Housesitting in New Zealand – Coromandel Peninsula

Life at No.22, New Zealand, Walks

Want to go Hiking in New Zealand?

Visualise yourself tramping in misty mountains, emerald fjords, ancient fern-cloaked forests, cascading waterfalls and kilometres of half-empty black and white sandy beaches. By the way, we call hiking "tramping", down here in New Zealand. One of the main reasons I am writing this post is my personal experience in seeing visitors unprepared for tramping.  Open-toed… Continue reading Want to go Hiking in New Zealand?