Down Under – Day 19

Down Under – Day 19

After a leisurely morning, we headed out to explore Piha Beach. The beach was following by a hike to Kitekite Falls. Sad that this is our last day in New Zealand. And, of course, what day wouldn’t be complete without an exceptional meal? Today was no exception as we...
Down Under – Day 18

Down Under – Day 18

We spent our Thanksgiving feeling happy to be alive (and to have survived the adventure we embarked on above). Driving north from New Plymouth towards Auckland, we stopped in Waitomo. Glowworm caves with the Black Water Rafting Company were on the agenda. Before we...
Down Under – Day 16 & 17

Down Under – Day 16 & 17

Yesterday we drove about six hours north from Wellington to New Plymouth which is on the west coast of the north island. It rained the entire time until we got to our next Airbnb accommodations. We decided to stretch our legs along the Coastal...
Down Under – Day 15

Down Under – Day 15

We started the day off with some of the best coffee in New Zealand and breakfast at Ti Kouka Cafe. I had a mocha and a soft boiled egg with Vegemite soldiers (look at me trying something new!). It had been forever since I’d had a soft boiled egg – may favorite...
Down Under – Day 14

Down Under – Day 14

Cronuts are popping up all over New Zealand bakeries. “Cleverly” spelled croinuts (maybe to avoid getting sued), these croissant/donut hybrids had to be tried. We started today at the City Market and I spotted this chocolate version. It was super messy (full of...
Down Under – Day 13

Down Under – Day 13

This morning we woke up and headed for breakfast at Fidel’s. I had homemade muslei with yogurt, bananas and honey and an iced latte. It’s cute and funky but I couldn’t capture it well enough in a photo to share. Afterwards, we wandered around the streets and did...

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