Monthly Archives: March 2016

27th March – Bay of Plenty

Note to self, having to get up at 4am would be a lot easier if you were running on less than 4 hours’ sleep.  Regardless, manage to shove myself out the door and get to the Harbour in time to … Continue reading

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26th March – Cape Reinga

Kiwi Experience don’t actually offer a trip up to the far North of New Zealand, so they go through the Great Sights company.  Given how many people use it via Kiwi however, the bus driver (a Maori man by the … Continue reading

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25th March – Bay of Islands

For the first day in the Bay, I decided to go on a boat and sail around the Bay of Islands.  The cruise I picked?  The most famous, known as ‘The Cream Trip’ as it originated with a boat that … Continue reading

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24th March – Paihia

Today will go down in history as my biggest travel blunder ever.  To put it simply, NEVER organise your next work/accommodation over a phone browser or head off without double checking everything.  I got 2 hostels mixed up, and only … Continue reading

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18th-20th March – WOMAD

The festival I’m working at this weekend is known as WOMAD, which stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance.  It’s being held in New Plymouth, and hosts a collection of acts from all over the world, with a heavy … Continue reading

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13th March – Kraken Crumpets

I’m going to have to face the music shortly.  It’s been nearly 2 months in Auckland, and I’ve yet to find permanent work.  With my short (but highly enjoyable) stint at the University Book Store over and done with, I … Continue reading

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5th March – Armageddon Manakau

Eurocampers didn’t need me in this weekend, so I have some free time. In addition, this weekend hosts Minamicon – my favourite convention in the UK, and one I hate missing. However, this weekend happens to host a convention in … Continue reading

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