Mercury Bay Estate Winery – Cooks Beach, New Zealand

Mercury Bay Estate hands down has some of the best pizza I have ever tried, and I've tried a few in my time! Freshly prepared and cooked in their wood fired oven. Definitely something you shouldn't miss trying when visiting the Coromandel Region, in New Zealand's North Island. They are located in Cooks Beach, a…

What to Eat, See and Do in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

The Coromandel Peninsula - A slice of Heaven on Earth! If any of you have grown up in New Zealand, you will understand what I mean when I say we are so lucky to have so many spectacular places right at the tip of our fingers. One of my favourite regions being the Coromandel Peninsula…

Geothermal Wonders of Rotorua

Rotorua is located in the Bay of Plenty region in the North Island of New Zealand and has become well known for its geothermal wonders. TE PUIA Hemo Rd PO Box 334, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand http://www.tepuia.com/new-zealand/ Te Puia is home to Pohutu Geyser - the largest and most reliable geyser in the Southern Hemisphere. The "Pohutu" (meaning splashing…

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel, New Zealand

After living overseas for a few years, I have come to appreciate my home country so much more. Don't get me wrong - I have visited some beautiful places, but I think when you grow up somewhere you don't really see it as a paradise but more an every day thing. A few weeks ago,…