We went to Auckland for just one night, so I’m sure I missed tons of what the city has to offer, but we still managed to pack in some great views and fantastic food. As soon as we got to the city, we drove straight to The Bluebird Vegetarian […]

Back to Whangerei

Sorry to get all Pioneer Woman on you, but I went a little overboard taking pictures of cows today. Since New Zealand has more cattle than people, though, it just kind of happened. And they really are pretty cute. On our way through Kaitaia, my mom pointed out this […]

Cape Reinga

The weather has not exactly been beautiful the last couple days, but it’s New Zealand in the winter, so I can’t really say I’m surprised (and I grew up in Portland, so it’s not like I’m not used to rain). Even with the less than ideal conditions, we headed […]

North Island, New Zealand

When my parents moved to New Zealand for a year (they left last October), I really hoped I’d be able to visit them but wasn’t sure if it would actually happen. Fortunately, it did, and even though I traded summer for winter, I’m excited to spend the next week exploring […]

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