Tag: New Zealand


A Guide to Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing New Zealand

Otherworldly: that’s the only word that even comes close to describing this landscape. Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing makes you feel like you’ve stepped foot in to another world. One where volcanoes dominate the scenery. If you listen carefully you might be able to hear the volcano roar! The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of New Zealand’s most popular day hikes and after 3 days...

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Tongariro National Park: Tama Lakes Hike New Zealand

The Tama Lakes hike is one of the lesser-known walks in New Zealand. The 17km hiking trail is a great alternative to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing as it’s less challenging, but has an equally breath-taking scenery. Volcanoes, waterfalls and alpine landscape: what more could you possibly want from a hike? After eight years I was finally back in New Zealand, this time on the North...

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Happy Birthday: Global Brunch is Celebrating & You’re Invited Travel

Global Brunch is celebrating its second birthday! Two years ago, in spring 2015 I founded Global Brunch as an outlet to write about travel and culture. At the time I was producing and presenting my own local radio show in Leeds called Global Brunch. The idea behind the radio show was to introduce a new country to my listeners every week. So every Sunday I...

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Global Brunch: Welcome To My World – An Introduction Travel

When I first started Global Brunch the blog about three months ago, I was so excited to get started that I never actually introduced myself or explained my reasons for starting it. Apologies about the belated welcome, I tend to dive head first into new adventures, so here it goes. I have wanted to explore as far back as I can remember. It started when...

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New Zealand: Found Myself at Sea Travel

When you’re backpacking on a small budget you have to choose wisely what you spend your money on. After days of slow travel and soaking in the natural beauty in New Zealand, I reached the stunning Abel Tasman, a National Park that combines lush forests, golden beaches and a beautifully carved coastline. This place was screaming adventure at me. So I dived right into my...

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