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Sometimes…

Te Wairoa Buried Village was beautiful! But so was the view from a walk a little higher up, passing Wairere falls. Sometimes, I find it hard to fathom such a […]

The Wairoa Buried Village

“Te Wairoa (also known as The Buried Village) is a deserted village located close to the shore of Lake Tarawera in New Zealand’s North Island. It was a Māori and […]

What once was…

A perfectly tranquil path through the green, of what once was a bustling centre of tourism, until the Mount Tarawera eruption in 1886 destroyed the Pink and White Terraces.

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 […]

Tamaki Maori Village

Tamaki Maori Village is the best Maori cultural encounter I’ve experienced. The reason I loved it so much is because it felt like we were invited to a family gathering. […]

Funky (smelling) town

After our Hobbiton adventure, mom and I made our way to Rotorua. Yes, that stinky town 😛 Apart from the sulphur smells, which are not always that bad unless the […]

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 […]