View of Auckland from Mt Eden

Solo Travel in New Zealand

If you are a first time solo traveller, New Zealand would be perfect for you to try out all the tricks and tips available on solo travel. This is because there are so many other travellers on their own on a work holiday visa that you just need the right opportunity to make friends or…

How I Travelled around New Zealand with No Car

It sounds impossible, doesn’t it? Travelling around New Zealand without a car was one of my worries when I was preparing for my travel to New Zealand. For someone who was used to a small country, getting used to New Zealand’s vast landscape took some time. Travel between cities could take a few hours by…

Tips for First Time Solo Travellers

So, I have been thinking of posting my own tips for solo travellers for some time. Having been travelling solo for the last few years, I do have some common tips for solo travel that I recommend regularly to those who asks. Meeting so many people in New Zealand who have just started travelling solo,…

On the Road Update: Is it the end of Paradise for me?

Looks like my holiday of lazy beach days and pigging out is officially over.  It’s back to reality, no more staying hours by the beach, no more eating good (but expensive) food. I’m officially back on a big town with my savings desperately needing help and back to long walks around town to get around.…

On the Road Update: Travelling Long Term is Hard

Hello from Paihia or better known to be in the Bay of Islands, just hours north from Auckland!!  As you can probably guess from my photos on social media, this area here is full of islands aka beach paradise. And I have been in so much sun here, it feels almost like home. Almost but…

sunset at Hangang

Why I Miss Korea <3

They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder. This is definitely true of me and Korea. Having visited Korea quite regularly these last few years, I may not be able to make it back this year. It struck a pang in my heart that I would miss out on being out there rather than…