Why local experiences?

How to get a Local Experience – The first in an occasional series… You need to be open and receptive to new experiences. If a local was to tell you that the best experience around here at this time of the year was to take a picnic at dusk to that little stream 10km up state …

Beach Walk

There’s is nothing like a bracing walk along the beach in winter, which is what we decided to do one chilly and cloudy day recently.  We live on the Kapiti Coast, just north of Wellington in New Zealand and our beaches can be quite stunning at any time of the year, so we decided to …

Bali Basics

  Bali isn’t for everyone. But is it? If you take the time to discover this beautiful and interesting part of Indonesia, you will be surprised. We decided to start off in Kuta, which is only a short drive from the airport.  When you arrive at the airport, go to the desk marked “Taxis”, your haggling …