Napier: Art Deco and Wine

The east coast of the North Island is not somewhere we had been before, so I was excited to visit somewhere totally new, somewhere that was famous for embracing it’s vintage style, thanks to the Art Deco rebuild following the 1931 earthquake, and for the amazing weather that helped make it one of the top…

We are back!

Apologies for the month long absence but we have been travelling around New Zealand and setting up home in Wellington. We’ve found an amazing flat and Rob has started work already. Now we are connected to the internet I’ll be updating the site with the rest of our trek adventures and a catch up of…

We’re Moving to New Zealand!

Now that all of our notifications to our employers have been officially made, we can finally start to talk about our next adventure on here. Yes – there is a good reason why we suddenly started updating this website after a few years of down time. Earlier this year we began looking (seriously looking that…

We’re in NZ!

This is pretty much the halfway point of our trip – we are in Auckland New Zealand, and despite a little jetlag, we are loving it so far. The biggest city in NZ is smaller than I imagined it to be, and reminds me of a quieter, sunnier, cleaner, by-the-sea Leeds. It was very funny…