Category: New Zealand

New Zealand-Maungawhau/Mt. Eden

Maungawhau / Mt. Eden YES!!!! This is what I’m talking about Auckland! This was the first time we had explored Auckland and truly felt that we were in another country. We stopped at what would become one of our favorite coffee shops (Goodness Gracious Cafe) on our way to the top of the mountain and

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Grocery Store Adventures

It is always nice to have home cooked meals as an option while traveling.  This is especially true if you plan to travel for an extended period of time.  Purchasing food from a grocery store rather than constantly eating out provides the opportunity to eat home cooked meals, save some money, and explore local food

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Backpack Gear List: Auckland, NZ

Spending a month in Auckland and exploring the city was incredible (check out our post on public transportation in Auckland here).  When we would leave our Airbnb for the day we always made sure to have our EveryDay Carry (EDC) bag ready. We developed our EDC bag during our time in Auckland to satisfy both

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Transportation Tips for Auckland, NZ

Let’s take a look at transportation in Auckland, New Zealand. Our first stop in New Zealand was in Auckland where we spent one month and came up with some great travel tips.  Auckland is the largest urban city in New Zealand and is located on the North Island and has several forms of transportation available

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