Beach House Eatery

After our Snowplanet visit, it was lunch time and we decided to head to the beach, a Restaurant on the beach. The food is devine! Me and my husband had the fish of the day with veggies and tartar sauce, our toddler had some nuggets and chips. The place was packed and quite busy. We…

Snowplanet

We visited Snowplanet today. It is located in Silverdale, Auckland. It was packed full of kids and families having a fun time. I must say snow is not my thing, but it was lovely to take our kids there even though they are too small still. You can rent boots, jackets and mittens at Snowplanet….

Ernie’s Reserve

It was a lovely, sunny Sunday today. We decided to head to Ernie’s Reserve just 5 minutes drive away from our house. Our toddler enjoyed it so much. There were so many ducks and a duck pond. A lovely field of green grass stretching miles, lots of trees and a walking trail. We saw lots…

Hamilton Zoo

We visited Hamilton Zoo a few weeks ago, the enclosures of the animals are big, there are lots of areas to walk and there are monkeys, tigers, parrots, rhinos, giraffes and lots more animals to see. We had lunch at the zoo, after our walk, looking at all the animals. The zoo is lovely and…

Rotorua & Taupo Roadtrip Part 2

On Sunday we drove to Taupo. Before we stopped for some brunch, we stopped at the lookout point, and wow the view is beautiful in Taupo! We had some brunch around 11am at CafĂ© Baku, it was so delicious! I had some french toast with bacon, maple syrup and cinnamon. My husband had a full…

Rotorua & Taupo Roadtrip Part 1

For my birthday this year, which is on the 11th of July, we decided that we want to go on a roadtrip, not too far from us. We decided to go to Rotorua 1st and then look around in Taupo and drive back to Pukekohe around Sunday afternoon. We drove in the morning, around 7am…

Butterfly Creek

We visited Butterfly Creek today, what a lovely day it was, even though it was overcast, it was so fun going for an outing. It was packed, full of families and children running everywhere. We started by the crocodiles, Goldie and Scar. They also fed the crocodiles while we were there, our toddler enjoyed it…

Kerikeri Road Trip Chapter 2

We visited our friends right before we went into level 4 lockdown, so this was back in March. We have a toddler and a newborn, so the earlier to get on the road the better. The road to there is pretty straightforward, it’s one direction all the way. On the road we experienced heavy rains…

Pukekohe Hill Reserve

We visted Pukekohe Hill Reserve recently, it has a beautiful view of the whole of Pukekohe. There are pine trees and big grass lands streched out as far as the eye can see. Our toddler had a blast, and while my husband and our toddler walked, I held baby and walked too, after our outing,…

Kerikeri Road Trip Chapter 1

It was a lovely sunny Sunday morning when me and my husband decided to go to Kerikeri to visit some of our friends. We should have gotten up earlier as it’s quite a distance to Kerikeri. The drive is about 3 hours and 30 minutes so we actually should have been on the road by…