Overnight adventure

We’ve just got back from a wonderful two day family hike through the beautiful forest covered mountain ranges on Great Barrier Island. The girls were all super excited whilst planning this adventure and extremely proud of their efforts upon return to our floating home. It’s very exciting for us parents to be able to enjoy physical activities with our children where we all feel tired at the end of the day. Continue reading  

A bath, hooray!


After 8 months without a bath, today was a happy day particularly for Beatrix who, in her words, “Hate, Hate, HATES showers”. Lovely fresh water piped from the well at Smokehouse Bay, Barrier Island, NZ and heated by the wood fire. A beautiful setup especially for travellers to enjoy 🙂 Continue reading