Category Archives: Auckland

North Island New Zealand Highlights: Haere Mai (Welcome) to Your Kiwi Adventure

Though the South Island often takes centre stage in Aotearoa, there is no doubt that our North Island New Zealand highlights are world class. Home to our best, most authentic cultural experiences, sub-tropical beaches, temperate weather, incredible hiking and awe inspiring geothermal activity, these are North Island New Zealand highlights that just can’t be missed. […]

60+ Fun Things to do in Auckland: The City of Sails, Uncovered!

New Zealand’s largest city, the City of Sails, may not jump straight to the top of everyone’s travel wishlist but it really does pack a punch.  With a little insider knowledge, you’ll find there are plenty of fun things to do in Auckland. Surrounded by oceans, the city lives on the water.  With one third […]

Goldie Bush Walkway (+ Mokoroa Falls): Auckland’s Most Unique Hike

Auckland is home to many amazing hiking tracks (or as we Kiwis like to call them, bush walks), including a secret spot best known by locals; the Goldie Bush Walkway which adjoins the Mokoroa Stream Track and Mokoroa Falls Track.  A great example of natural beauty, this accessible spot makes an excellent Auckland day hike.  […]

Duder Regional Park – A Rural Beachside Paradise on Auckland’s Doorstep

Though New Zealand is world-renowned for its beautiful hiking, it’s seldom Auckland that springs to mind.  With a number of fantastic hikes in the City of Sails, it’s definitely worth throwing your hiking boots or sneakers on though and getting out onto our clean, green trails; just prepare for our largest city to surprise you! The […]

Blade and Shade Eyebrows: Beauty Made Easy (& Where to Find the Best Microblading in Auckland!)

Having considered microblading for months, I decided to finally take the plunge and have Amanda Guerin sort me out with a set of gorgeous semi-permanent eyebrows.  To share my experience, I’ve jotted down all of my thoughts and have done my best to answer all of the questions that I had prior to my treatment.  […]