Love you more

Our New Zealand adventure was sadly coming to an end. From Dunedin, we only had to get to Christchurch so we could take our flight home the next day. Because it was on the way, we stopped to marvel at the Moeraki Boulders. I’ve wanted to see them for a long time, but never hadContinue reading “Love you more”

Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens

New Year’s Day 2018 was spent in the Christchurch botanic gardens. We decided to walk to the gardens from the hostel which took about half an hour. The weather had cooled down a bit, but it was still lovely to be out and about. I’d been to Christchurch several times, but never visited the botanic gardens,Continue reading “Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens”


We arrived in Christchurch ahead of schedule. We were kindly received at the hostel and our first impressions were so much better than our experience at the farm. The hostel was lovely. It was a ‘typical backpackers’ with many (clashing) colours, cubicle showers, a slightly stuffy smell and a relaxed atmosphere. After a rest, weContinue reading “Christchurch”

Rate or nah – Part 2 of 2

As you may know, last December/January I travelled through New Zealand with my mom. We had an amazing time and I still have heaps of travels stories and photos to share. For this blog post, I thought it’d be a cool idea to review all the hostels that we stayed at during this trip (dueContinue reading “Rate or nah – Part 2 of 2”

Murals and street art

New Zealand street art/murals often depict native wildlife other kiwiana. As a creative person myself (though nowhere near as talented as these artists, haha) this kind of art makes me smile! And the first photo? So fitting, as I can’t seem to stay away from New Zealand! 🙂