The Jolliffe Journey

Home Time

Friday 17th August 2018 It was time to say goodbye to New Plymouth and head back to Cambridge. We timed it perfectly so we could stop in for lunch at...

New Plymouth Coastal Walkway

Thursday 16th August 2018 We woke up to another cold and rainy day. We spent the morning doing our regular chilling and coffee drinking, then planned to go for an...

Snow Seeking at Mount Taranaki

Wednesday 15th August 2018 We arrived in New Plymouth late Tuesday afternoon and checked into our AirBnB. It was quite the drive there (3 hours of wet, winding roads!), so...

A Day at the Track

Sunday 12th August 2018 Sam has been karting for years, and we finally got a chance to see him race! We spent the day at Porter Group Park in Hamilton,...

Orakei Korako Geothermal Park

Saturday 11th August 2018 Next up on our day trip was a visit to the Orakei Korako Geothermal Park. We arrived at the perfect time as we were the only...

Farm Life

Saturday 11th August 2018 We left Cambridge bright and early to drive out to the Waikaite Valley to visit Trevor on his new farm. The drive was very scenic (and...

Exploring Whiritoa

Thursday 9th August 2018 Our last day in Whiritoa, and not a bad view to wake up to… 7:12am: Jack already keen to go exploring outside. Slow mornings on holidays...

Coastal Getaway

Wednesday 8th August 2018 When we planned our holiday to New Zealand we thought it would be fun to do a couple of mini getaways with Mum and Sam to...

Park Fun

Tuesday 7th August 2018 Now that Jack is a little older and has become more adventurous, we love taking him to play in the park. We had nothing planned this...

New Zealand 2018

Our first overseas holiday as a family of 3! We planned a 2 week trip to New Zealand and I couldn’t wait to spend time with family and to explore...