Trailing Away – Blog Roll

Wallabies in Waimate & Steampunk in Oamaru, NZ

Wallabies in Waimate & Steampunk in Oamaru, NZ

One of the most interesting areas in all of New Zealand is Oamaru. We had driven right by on our initial trip to the South Island, but upon our return, we heard about the Victorian architecture and overall Steampunk theme there and we knew we had to check it out....

Unforgettable Little Blue Penguins Tour in Akaroa

Unforgettable Little Blue Penguins Tour in Akaroa

When we got the official Visa acceptance notification and realized we'd have an additional six months in New Zealand, we knew our mission: see as many penguins as possible. We had tried with no luck at some of the popular viewing areas earlier in the year, but this...

Staying at a New Zealand Castle

Staying at a New Zealand Castle

That's right, there's a New Zealand castle and you can stay on the grounds overnight! Larnach Castle has spectacular views of the nearby Otago Peninsula also.