travel diaries

travel diaries

stories from my travels, near and far
Jun
21
nz travel • head for the hills

nz travel • head for the hills

walking the sawpit gully track, arrowtown, new zealand
5 min read
Mar
11
nz travel • the rainbow road

nz travel • the rainbow road

traversing the rainbow road in the south island of new zealand
2 min read
Aug
10
postcards from an off-grid cabin

postcards from an off-grid cabin

i don’t remember how i originally found about about unyoked. probably searching the internet for off-grid cabins or something.
3 min read
Mar
25
10 things to do on waiheke (that aren't visiting a winery)

10 things to do on waiheke (that aren't visiting a winery)

1 // walk te ara hura the perfect way to explore the island and discover its stunning natural beauty is by
3 min read
Mar
03
postcards from rakiura (stewart island)

postcards from rakiura (stewart island)

rakiura (stewart island) is new zealand’s third-largest island (home to around 400 people). located a 1-hour boat ride across
6 min read
Oct
07
postcards from the cobb valley

postcards from the cobb valley

we pack our bags the evening before, stuffing them with sleeping bags, gas cookers, pots, cups and a change of
4 min read
Aug
21
postcards from otago and the catlins

postcards from otago and the catlins

monday, we head to the airport for a flight to dunedin, our third attempt to stay at road’s end
3 min read
Feb
24
postcards from the coromandel peninsula

postcards from the coromandel peninsula

day one // auckland to waiomu we pack in the thick warm soup of the morning, both of us covered in
12 min read
May
31
nz travel • five favourites from kaikoura

nz travel • five favourites from kaikoura

Kaikōura is a place i’ve only ever driven through on the way to somewhere else. And it really deserves
5 min read
Mar
08
Boulders at Moeraki Beach in Southland, New Zealand, photographed with intentional camera movement © Leonie Wise

moeraki boulders

eating at fleur’s place and visiting these marvellously mysterious boulders are two of the reasons we love visiting moeraki.