Big Island Road Trip for Four Days

We’d just arrived in Hawaii on our first ever visit. We had a week planned, and that started with a four day Big Island road trip! Disclaimer:  I will not get a commission if you book any of these Airbnb site.  However, if you’ve never used Airbnb before,...

Towns in the Bay of Islands

This post is about the towns on the mainland that we visited around the Bay of Islands.  Check out our post about the islands in the Bay of Islands that we visited! Kerikeri After leaving Moturua Island, we followed Kyle and Shelley on Blowin Bubbles (or did they follow...

Taupo Volcanic Zone & Hiking Tongariro

The Taupo Volcanic Zone is a large V-shaped area in the North Island full of geothermal activity.  The weather cleared up so we took off to see some pretty wild and unique things! Disclaimer:  Some of the activities mentioned in this post were received free of...