A recap of my week at Mount Cook, home to the tallest mountain in New Zealand, raging rivers, waterfalls, glaciers, and fantastic high alpine hiking, as well as a 4-day Intro to Mountaineering Course taught by Alpine Recreation where I learned the basics of glacier travel.
Road tripping along New Zealand's Southern Scenic Highway, waterfall chasing in the Catlins, quirky art galleries in Oamaru, and beach-front climbing in Dunedin (plus a an epic side trip to Wanaka).
One of the best things I've done in New Zealand was a three-day sea-kayaking trip on the coast of Abel Tasman National Park. See the photos and get the full scoop on the tour here.
Here's the highlights from my fifth week road tripping in New Zealand where I accidentally got trapped in Queenstown exploring local cafes, hiking some incredible trails, riding in boats, rock climbing, and camping right on Lake Wakatipu.
A round-up of my favorite spots from my 4th week on the road in New Zealand including Wanaka, the Rob Roy Glacier, and solo backpacking to the Rees Saddle in Mt. Aspiring National Park.
Week three of my New Zealand road trip took me down the west coast of the South Island, known as the glacier highway. I hit up Franz Joseph Glacier, rode in a helicopter, hiked up the super steep Avalanche Peak in Arthur's Pass, and finally made it down to Wanaka.
Welcome to week 2 of my New Zealand Road Trip! Learn about sea kayaking the incredible Able Tasman coastline, trekking in Nelson Lakes National Park, my first backcountry hut experience, and biking the Great Taste Trail.
Waterfalls, pigging out in Wellington, glow worms, and more - Here's a full recap with lots of photos from my first week of solo road tripping through New Zealand.
I'm leaving for New Zealand on Monday where I will spend the next six weeks driving around in a camper van going where the wind blows. Here's 14 adventures that are on my bucketlist that I hope to check off.