Hiking with Children | Top Tips + Tricks for Hiking with Children

Hiking with children is an enriching experience. It can teach them an appreciation for our beautiful world, it can help them overcome challenges and feel an immense satisfaction at completing something out of their comfort zone. Many parents shy away from taking their children hiking, putting it in the ‘too hard’ basket. It can be … Read moreHiking with Children | Top Tips + Tricks for Hiking with Children

May Travel Blogger Spotlight Series

May Travel Blogger Spotlight features Katharina from Girl From The Lighthouse. All the way from Germany Katharina is a positive, bubbly person, her motto is “Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan”. You can find her at www.girlfromthelighthouse.com.   May Travel Blogger Spotlight | Girl from the Lighthouse Introduce yourself  Hello everyone, my name is … Read moreMay Travel Blogger Spotlight Series

Kohi Point | Nga Tapuwae o Toi (The Footsteps of Toi)

Looking outside you could be mistaken that it was still summer, not nearing winter. A step outside and the crisp air reminded you that, yes, it was still autumn after all, but still a beautiful day for a Sunday hike. The kids and I arranged to hike Nga Tapuwae o Toi (The Footsteps of Toi) … Read moreKohi Point | Nga Tapuwae o Toi (The Footsteps of Toi)

Atene Skyline Track | Whanganui National Park

The long, narrow often bumpy winding road lead deeper and deeper into rural New Zealand and as the fog descended, a strange sense of mystery settled over the landscape. Atene Skyline Track was up next on my To-Hike List. I nervously passed an ominous looking house with a debilitated, “DANGER, KEEP OUT” sign clinging desperately … Read moreAtene Skyline Track | Whanganui National Park

Solo Hiking Top Tips + Tricks | The Benefits of Solo Hiking

Last week I went solo hiking for the first time, I hiked Deerford Track which is one I have done before with Pa and his friend. For my first solo hike, I wanted to do a track I was familiar with you know, just in case I got lost. Though Deerford Track is not well-maintained … Read moreSolo Hiking Top Tips + Tricks | The Benefits of Solo Hiking