No matter how many times I have visited Auckland, there's always something new to explore every time. Be it a beach, park, bush walk or a waterfall, this city of sails never fails to fascinate me with its enchanting beauty. With a 2-day trip to Auckland(one of which was spent in traveling in the Northern... Continue Reading →

Good Morning from Wellington Station, Platform 9 Although I have traveled between Wellington and Auckland quite a few times by road and airplanes, the train journey had been on my to-do list for a very long time. Well, I have finally ticked it off. I took the Friday morning Northern Explorer train from Wellington traveling... Continue Reading →

This city holds magic. Everytime I visit it, it leaves me in awe and surprise. From my first time visit to this city about which I wrote in my blog post: A day in Palmerston North to this one, I always find a reason to go back to this beautiful place. This time while traveling... Continue Reading →

I have always loved celebrating birthdays with family and friends. Since this year my birthday happened to be on a weekday (when everyone is busy in their routines), I decided to celebrate it with a 2-days solo trip. Trust me, it was worth it. This time my destination for solo trip was Picton in South... Continue Reading →

Wellington to Napier is over 300 kms which takes a 4 hour drive or approx. 6 hour bus ride (via Palmerston North) through the spectacular farms, mountains, sea, rivers and hidden beauty of Kapiti Coast, Palmerston North and Hawke's Bay. I took the bus ride since it gives me a chance to sit back and... Continue Reading →

Diving into the hues at Kaikoura The day 1 of the 4-day trip is incomplete without writing about the second half of my journey. (You can read about the first half of Day 1 by clicking on this link here). After spending good 4 hours in Picton, I left for Christchurch in the Intercity bus... Continue Reading →

While I was short of budget and time for doing a full-trip to South Island, I did a 4-day trip from Wellington-Christchurch-Wellington during the December holidays. Perhaps, this was the first-ever solo trip I did where I managed everything from bookings, stay, to dealing with the loneliness that comes along at times. It was worth... Continue Reading →

Housing the beautiful Dugald MacKenzie Rose Garden, the city of Palmerston North is located around 140 kms from Wellington and is enchanting in the very first sight with roses across the entire city from gardens, roundabouts, traffic lights, outside cafes, and even on the streets. Trust me, this city talks to you with its loud... Continue Reading →

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