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Hike of the Week
Bell Rock Loop Track lies nestled in an isolated spot about an hour north of Napier.
Hike through bush before reaching open farmland and the massive, imposing bell rock itself.
Looming over the landscape it sits in its little patch exposed to the elements, this day, bright sunshine.
Photo of the Moment
Something tells me that there had been a bit of rain recently. Many slips were evident on the track but all were easily navigable. Luckily, coz I didn’t want to turn around again after coming all the way out.
Hiking Hack of the Moment
How many times have you heard the saying, ‘Take only photographs, leave only footprints’? I grew up hearing this phrase and repeat it to my children often. But, what does it mean? At the core, it is the practices that everyone should follow to enjoy and protect our natural land. This is very similar to the Leave no Trace principles. Leave no Trace is something that everyone who uses and enjoys the outdoors should be aware of.
Spotlight on New Zealand
Coromandel Peninsula is located in the North Island of New Zealand. It is close to Auckland and Tauranga but it is relatively isolated due to its rugged nature. The Coromandel Peninsula is known for its laid-back lifestyle, spectacular beaches and temperate rainforest. Running through the Peninsula is the Coromandel Range making for a windy, often desolate drive.
Helen from The Lite Backpacker is Augusts Travel Blogger Spotlight feature. A positive person who is always looking forward, Helen’s website is filled with tips and
Nestled deep in rural New Zealand lies a relatively unknown glowworm cave. Limestone Creek Glowworm Caves lie just north of Apiti down a winding gravel
How many times have you heard the saying, ‘Take only photographs, leave only footprints’? I grew up hearing this phrase and repeat it to my
So you are looking at purchasing a brand new pair of hiking boots but you don’t know where to start? I’ve been there. There’s so