11 THINGS TO DO IN CROMWELL

If you’re looking for various fun things to do in Cromwell (Otago), this is the post for you. While not known as a major tourist town there are some attractions in Cromwell that make a visit well worth it. Without mucking around, let’s get straight...

THE EPIC MACPAC MINI LANTERN: A MUST HAVE ACCESSORY

It’s crazy how obsessed I am with the Macpac Mini Lantern. As a minimalist, I’m not a big fan of carrying small accessories that don’t find regular use. I would have thought the mini lantern would be one of these, but I was so wrong. After getting...

HIKING INTO MEG HUT (NEAR CARDRONA)

The 14km out and back hike to Meg Hut in the Pisa Conservation Area starts close to Cardrona off the Crown Range Road. It’s a great hike that’s easily accessible from the popular Queenstown and Wanaka yet is off the beaten path. In the first 22 days of...

7 FUN THINGS TO DO IN CARDRONA

Cardrona is known for its ski fields, but beyond them, there are a few things to do in Cardrona once you get off the slopes. Named after a town in Scotland, Cardrona is another town in Otago that developed as a result of the gold rush. If you want to read more about...

5 THINGS TO DO IN MANAPOURI

Manapouri is only 20 minutes from Te Anau and among tourists is known as the gateway to Doubtful Sound. There’s are not a heap of things to do in Manapouri, but there’s no denying it’s a beautiful place to spend a couple of days on the edge of...

VEGAN IN QUEENSTOWN: A QUICK STARTER GUIDE

Having spent many months as a vegan in Queenstown, I’ve learned plenty of little tips and tricks about making the most of the place. Rather than having a traditional Queenstown vegan guide, I’m going to list a bunch of bullet points about eating vegan in...