5 amazing finds on the outskirts of Rotorua

5 amazing finds on the outskirts of Rotorua

Covid has made even the most organised holiday planners more your “fly by the seat of your pants / book last minute” types.  To be honest it’s not a bad thing when you are in the business of selling games that help make last minute plans even better! We normally plan...
Boil ups and moments of zen at the Secret Spot in Rotorua

Boil ups and moments of zen at the Secret Spot in Rotorua

I’ve been seeing Secret Spot coming up on my Instagram feed for the past year since they opened and I’ve been dying to go and try it out.  On our most recent visit to Rotorua we finally got the chance.  I don’t know what it is about pools but they are such a massive...
Kerosene Creek – Hot Water Waterfalls and Water Holes

Kerosene Creek – Hot Water Waterfalls and Water Holes

I’d heard about Kerosene Creek and it had been on my list of things to do in Rotorua for so long now.  There always seemed to be a reason not to go though – it was too far out of town, too hot, too cold, there were reports of thieves around.  You know – a...
9 tips for exploring the Waipu Caves

9 tips for exploring the Waipu Caves

Waipu Caves have been on my list for a while.  I’ve driven past the sign a few times now but they’ve never seemed particularly keen.  So this time it was just me and James and despite being still ever so slightly hungover from the engagement party in Kerikeri the...