The Lite Backpacker | Travel Blogger Spotlight Series

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 tricks on how to eat healthy with limited funds. Find recipes, hacks and travel stories on her blog. Check out her blog here. Introduce yourself I still class myself as … Read moreThe Lite Backpacker | Travel Blogger Spotlight Series

Limestone Creek Glowworm Caves | New Zealand’s Gem

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 road. A scenic drive makes this a great day out. Quick Stats Time 10 minute round trip, plus extra for awe-time Difficulty not particularly difficult, however, there has been a few … Read moreLimestone Creek Glowworm Caves | New Zealand’s Gem

Leave no Trace | What is leave no trace + how to practice it

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 … Read moreLeave no Trace | What is leave no trace + how to practice it

Bell Rock Loop Track | Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Bell Rock Loop Track sits an hour north of Napier in the Hawkes Bay. Isolated and rugged, this is a part of New Zealand that is often forgotten about. Quick Stats Time 3 hour round trip Access The start of the track is around an hour north of Napier. Follow State Highway 2 to Tutira, turn … Read moreBell Rock Loop Track | Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

How to choose the perfect hiking boots | Gear Guide

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 much to choose from, from which type of boot, which materials to go for and everything in between. This guide to how to choose the perfect hiking boots will give … Read moreHow to choose the perfect hiking boots | Gear Guide

Te Mata Peak | The Sleeping Giant in Havelock North, NZ

Te Mata Peak is a must if you are in the Hawkes Bay region. Which I was so I headed there. Steeped in history, culture and spectacular views it is definitely something to put on your To-Do List. Quick Stats There are 5 walking tracks in Te Mata Park. We did the Giant Circut Time … Read moreTe Mata Peak | The Sleeping Giant in Havelock North, NZ