Tag Archives: North Island

Honeymoon in New Zealand: Our Most Romantic Getaways

Choosing the perfect honeymoon destination can be tough. Honeymoons should be equally as special as the big day itself, so it’s perfectly acceptable to agonise over the decision for months or even years at a time! Some might have the funds and the time to sail off on a bougie round-the-world trip, while others prefer […]

10 Amazing Auckland Farmers’ Markets – The Ultimate Guide for your Weekend!

Discover the best Auckland farmers’ markets. Spread right across the City of Sails and open right across the weekend, this guide will help you plan your next weekend adventure. Who doesn’t love a quality farmers’ market? With fresh, organic produce and delicious tasty treats to eat as you browse, a visit to your local market […]

21 Awesome Free Things to Do in Auckland: Your Budget-Friendly Bucket List

There are lots of fantastic free things to do in Auckland. Join us as we share a wide range of options – none of which will cost you a cent! Though some consider Auckland to be an expensive city, there are a surprising number of fantastic free things to do. Whether you’d like to stick […]

The Mercer Bay Loop Walk – Unmissable Coastal Views in Auckland

The Mercer Bay Loop Walk is one of the most popular in West Auckland. It rewards visitors with incredible coastal views and plenty of native flora and fauna and really is an Auckland must-do. Situated just before the drive down into Piha, this family-friendly walk heads to the Te Ahua headland. This spot was once the site of a […]

25 of the Best Beaches in Auckland – Grab Your Togs and Go!

To help you plan a coastal getaway, we’ve brought together the best beaches in Auckland for you. With more than 25 incredible spots, ranging from calm, family-friendly swimming beaches, to rugged, black-sand surf beaches, get your togs and towels packed and hit the road. This article first appeared on Exploring Auckland. Auckland, New Zealand’s largest […]

18 Amazing Things to do in the Coromandel – Plan a Tropical Getaway

Easily accessible from Auckland, the Coromandel is a real favourite amongst New Zealanders and travellers alike.  There are just so many things to do in the Coromandel region! Packed full of tropical, palm-tree lined beaches, stunning native bush and unique Kiwi experiences, the peninsula really packs a punch.  With temperate weather and beautiful coastlines, there […]

Best Desserts in Auckland: 12 Spots to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

The City of Sails is fast becoming known for its delicious, creative dessert plates. To help you make the most of your after-dinner treat, we’re sharing the best desserts in Auckland. This article first appeared on Exploring Auckland. I have taken my research for this article very seriously, and am happy to share the best […]

The Best Waiheke Wineries

A stone’s throw from the Auckland CBD, Waiheke wineries are both world-renowned and enjoyed by locals. To help you decide which wineries you’d like to visit on Waiheke Island, we’ve bundled up our favourites. This post was first featured on Exploring Auckland. Waiheke Island is the wine capital of Auckland and is known as New […]

The Best Coffee in Auckland: Your CBD Caffeine Hit Sorted

New Zealand is known for high-quality coffee; we take our caffeination very seriously! Where though can you find the very best coffee in Auckland? We’ve done the hard work for you and have tracked down the best cafes and roasters around the central city. So, next time you need a caffeine hit, pay a visit […]