Our destination after Rotorua was Plimmerton, a small town on the Kapiti Coast. We stayed at Moana Lodge, a place we really enjoyed. Plimmerton showed various sides of itself: from overcast and a bit windy to a most beautiful sunset. We loved it! We also loved the kiwi Christmas decorations in the hostel and theContinue reading “Plimmerton”

Rate or nah – Part 1 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 1 of 2”

Warm colours and silhouettes

Plimmerton is a cute and conveniently located small town only a short train ride from Wellington, New Zealand. The town was a lovely surprise during my last kiwi adventure. I’d heard good things about the BBH hostel Moana Lodge and the place surely did not disappoint! The place was clean and tidy, and the owner/manager hadContinue reading “Warm colours and silhouettes”

Standing tall

Such an awesome piece of coast. The water was so rugged that my friend and I couldn’t take the ferry to Kapiti Island and explore this, from what I’ve heard, amazing bird sanctuay island. Due to rough weather, the ferry was cancelled. Instead, we had a wander along the coast, where I saw these amazing,Continue reading “Standing tall”

Kapiti Coast and Wellington

The perks of having international friends is that you have the chance to get invited to their home turf. And so I did and so I enjoyed it very much! We were supposed to go to Kapiti Island, a bird sanctuary off coast, but the wind was too strong and the waters too rough, andContinue reading “Kapiti Coast and Wellington”