Sunrise over Cathedral Cove: Coromandel New Zealand

When we told friends we were going to New Zealand, most people's first reaction was, "Oh South Island? It's super fun there!" We'd say no, just the North Island this time, and they'd invariably follow up with, "but we love the South Island!" We do too, but since we'd already circumnavigated most of the South …

Exploring the Redwood Forest in Rotorua

Our caving guides back at Waitomo Caves suggested we check out Whakarewarewa Forest - more commonly known as Redwood Forest - if we were looking for cool hiking options in Rotorua. Most excellent suggestion! We only wished we had more time to spend there - we had only three hours to tread about before the light …