Easy Day Trips From Christchurch – A Scenic Drive to Akaroa

Easy Day Trips From Christchurch – A Scenic Drive to Akaroa

This June has been one of the wettest on record and the cold weather and grey skies have been triggering some serious hibernation vibes in me. With the sun seemingly on an extended holiday, all I've wanted to do is cocoon into the softest blanket I own and read a good book. I find that [...]

My Top Three Tips for Making a New House Feel Like Home

My Top Three Tips for Making a New House Feel Like Home

As someone who's moved a few times in my life, I like to think I've become something of a relocation expert. When we first moved to Christchurch, I had every intention of breaking the cycle. I was ready to throw our packing boxes to the curb and settle into the new house for at least [...]

Mini City Guide: Wellington, New Zealand – Three Spots Not to Miss on Cuba Street

Mini City Guide: Wellington, New Zealand – Three Spots Not to Miss on Cuba Street

Wellington, New Zealand's capital and hipster mecca, is the kind of city perfect for spending a day just walking around. Whether you're there for a few hours or a few days, there's no shortage of cool, curated vintage shops and graffitied alleyways to check out. Whenever I'm in town (which seems to be about every weekend these [...]