9 tips to tame the budget in Paihia

9 tips to tame the budget in Paihia

It’s just so easy to spend money in Paihia – there are just so many amazing things to do and a lot of them are quite pricey.  I know first hand just how easy it is to blow the budget in Paihia.  Now we’re not perfect – full disclaimer, we went over budget...
The lazy girls guide to conquering Rangitoto Island…

The lazy girls guide to conquering Rangitoto Island…

The green rugged symmetrical landscape of Rangitoto is such an iconic feature of the Auckland skyline that you’d be forgiven for not knowing that up close this features an assortment of brightly coloured baches, christmas lights powered by solar and the worlds largest...
Snorkelling at Motutapu Island

Snorkelling at Motutapu Island

We well and truly caught the snorkelling bug in the Poor Knights. So when we saw that EMR were going out Motutapu for a day snorkelling (for just $25 per person including the ferry) we jumped at the chance!   I’d also fallen a bit in love with this area when I’d been...