Rotorua is famous in New Zealand for its strong sulphur smell across the city. As you drive closer to the city centre it certainly doesn’t disappoint, the smell of rotting eggs becoming stronger, although strangely you get used to it quite quickly.  We started our day off by taking a trip to the twin streams, … More Rotorua 

Milford Sound 

It took us around 4.5 hours to reach our intended campsite for Milford Sound. We stayed at cascade creek, which is a department of conservation campsite (DOC for short). The majority of these have a fee of $6pp but can go as high as $10. Most have pretty basic facilities, some have cold showers and … More Milford Sound 

Queenstown – The adrenaline capital of the world 

Queenstown is known as the adrenaline capital of the world. Everywhere you go bungee jumps, canyon swings and skydives are being thrust in your face, and you can’t help but feel obliged to face your fears and push yourself outside of your comfort zone.  We headed to happy travels in Queenstown to look at what … More Queenstown – The adrenaline capital of the world 

NYE in Melbourne

Unsure about where to celebrate New Years, the receptionist at our hotel said the riverside would be a good place. We had a few drinks in our hotel (a bottle of $4 wine, which is around £2… It wasn’t so bad with lemonade!) and headed out around 10pm to the Yarra River.     We walked … More NYE in Melbourne