Tag: adventure

TORA Coastal Walk – hiking in style

Glamping Tramping! Get ta crew together and treat yourselves πŸ₯ΎΒ πŸ₯‚Β πŸŒΏ Beautiful mountains. Stunning coastline. Spectacular cuisine and Great friends. What more could you want for a 3 day adventure away. Check out the video below from my trip away on the TORA coastal walk….

Enjoying the journey not just the destination

The theme these past school holidays seemed to be – Enjoy the journey 🏞 I feel like I always try to enjoy the journey and be present in the moment. But sometimes the realisation that you aren’t actually present slaps you in the face…

Te Whare Okioki – New DOC hut in the Kaimai Ranges

It is so awesome to have a new DOC hut in the Kaimai’s. Te Whare Okioki is situated at the Ngamuwahine Shelter along the North South track (southern end) and is accessible from heaps of tracks. My sister and I decided to meet up…

Peach Cove Hut = Little Gem πŸž

The bush surrounding Peach Cove Hut is stunning – think tropical jungle 🌴 We explored here during the October school holidays and the bird song was amazing, and Kaka everywhere!! With just a couple of hours walk up and over a saddle, this really is…

🌀 School holidays are here πŸ€—

Yay πŸ™ŒΒ The weather is clearing up and daylight savings starts on Sunday, time to get back out there! I don’t know about you, but this winter has been a tough one in my household, lingering bugs, uncoopervative weather and sadly a little girl with…

🌿🌳 Want more time in nature?🌱

I read something earlier this year about questioning yourself before committing to something, to anything actually. If your initial response isn’tΒ  a “Hell YES!” Then it’s a NO. πŸ‘‰Thank you my girl Rachel Hollis. Because let’s face it we all have a lot on…

Precious me time πŸ”

As parents we don’t get much time for, or to, ourselves. It’s so easy to get caught up in our children and all their needs and wants; we love doing it …..Β but it is still so important that we make time for ourselves and…

The mind is the most powerful muscle in the body πŸ’ͺ

So I thought I’d share a little personal story of mine fromΒ my first multi-night hike and how IΒ learnt first-hand that your mind can control what limitations are actually there. I always tend to feel quite nervous/excited before new walks, the unknown and getting outside…

10 free nature 🌿based activities to try this school holidays!

And just like that school holidays are upon us! πŸ˜²πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ [insert your emoji below]πŸ·πŸ›Œ! Some parents will be dancing with glee (for a bit🀣) at the lack of routine (me), others may be dreading it due to the struggle of juggling children and work…

An honest talk about women, tramping & that vulnerable feeling…

So I was talking with a group of women the other night and I said “we should go on an overnight hut stay together” – to which I got a couple of responses like:Β  What if some weirdo turns up at night? What if…

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