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Getting Lost Travel Blog

Getting Lost the Travel Blog began in 2014. It was born shortly after Cat and James rekindled their relationship after a 20+ year break.

It was the love child of two people who just couldn’t be more different. James, a Joiner from the Hauraki Plains, was fearless – hunting and gathering, exploring shipwrecks, jumping into hidden water holes and sliding down hills.

Cat, a Strategist in an Auckland Advertising Agency and part time photographer knew a lot of restaurants, was constantly on the hunt for the perfect photo and had an infallible knack for getting lost. Oh and then there’s the 3 daughters they were now trying to bring together.

It was a brilliant, beautiful, messy chaos – full with wonderful exploration and a random adventure of getting lost that started it all. So now they’ve amassed over 200 stories, they’ve built a big, wonderful community who love random adventure too and they’ve created a travel adventure game that’s sold more than 100,000 games around the world.

You can find our latest adventures here or explore by destination below.

Recent posts

Able Tasman

Abel Tasman and the beach that NZ bought

So if like us you’ve been seeing all those pictures of the clear blue waters and golden sands with kayakers paddling and wondering where this may be – the answer is Abel...
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Collingwood

Put Collingwood and Farewell Spit on your NZ Must Do List

Up until 2021 the furtherest I’d explored on the top of the South Island was Nelson – so I had a whole big chunk of the map that was unexplored. We were...
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Anatoki Salmon Farm

Why we travelled 13 hours to go fishing at Anatoki Salmon Farm

Despite never being to this part of the country before the Anatoki Salmon Farm is something I’ve heard loads about over the years. It’s something James talks about anytime we talked about...
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