Day 1/10: I Wish It Was Raining Men Instead

If anyone asked me what I saw in Kaikoura I don't really have an answer for you. I know the beach can be seen out my window - if you squinted past the sheets of rain. I know there's a small stretch of town. And I know it has the most diverse sea life in the country. But I didn't get to see it...

Down By the Bay

This past weekend a large group of international students from AUT got on some buses and headed four hours north to the Bay of Islands. A study in 2006 said it had the second bluest sky in the world. I'd buy that. It's one of the most beautiful places I've ever been...

Fashion on the 125

This past week and a half, Auckland has been home to fashion lovers with 10 Days of Fashion in the City. Day 9 of the 10 proved to be one of the more eventful ones with New Zealand's Longest Catwalk: a runway of 125 metres stretching down a part of Queen St...

Living in the 1010

There is a Wendy's, McDonald's, Starbucks, and Burger King less than 10 minutes away from my apartment. I don't know why it surprised me so much, but it did. It's just like Canada. Maybe that's why I haven't felt so homesick...