Chapter 7: Picton & Marlborough Wine Tour [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Picton and Blenheim Hostel: Sequoia Lodge Backpackers, Picton To do: Marlborough Wine Tour Getting to Picton from Blenheim is pretty straightforward, you just have to get on a ferry and off you go. Unfortunately for me, my ferry was massively late which means I only got to Picton at around 1am. Fortunately for me… Kiwis areContinue reading “Chapter 7: Picton & Marlborough Wine Tour [New Zealand Series 17/18]”

Chapter 6: Wellington [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Wellington Hostel: YHA Wellington City To do: Lord of the Rings locations tour (if you’re a LOTR fan); Mount Victoria trek, Te Papa museum I absolutely loved Wellington and would happily move there tomorrow. It still feels like a good sized city but without the ‘business vibe’ that I felt whilst in Auckland (which I didn’t particularlyContinue reading “Chapter 6: Wellington [New Zealand Series 17/18]”

Chapter 5: Taupo and Tongariro Crossing [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Taupo and Tongariro Crossing Hostel: Haka Lodge Taupo To do: Walk around Taupo and enjoy the scenery; Huka Falls; Tongariro Crossing Doing the Tongariro Crossing stands as one of the top 5 best things I did in New Zealand, so I definitely recommend you do it. The only thing I’d say is that if you don’tContinue reading “Chapter 5: Taupo and Tongariro Crossing [New Zealand Series 17/18]”