Lyttelton is a port side town at the north-western end of Banks Peninsula. Only 15 minutes (by car) from Christchurch, it’s the perfect spot for a day trip. Every Saturday, the historic town plays host to a farmers market attracting various local vendors, musicians and entertainers. Offering resplendent views of the Lyttelton Harbour, London Street […]Read more "A Day at the Market"
Having grown up in Canada, it’s often assumed I lived a stone’s throw from the Rocky Mountains and snowboarded to school. In reality, I only visited the Rockies once a year for a week long holiday. When my friends went to Mexico and Cuba, I begrudgingly froze my toes off learning to ski and snowboard […]Read more "A Day Trip To Mt. Hutt"
stay·ca·tion /stāˈkāSHn/ noun informal a holiday spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. The process of discovering the city in which you reside can take months, even years. I’ve now lived in Christchurch for seven months. I am beginning to feel as […]Read more "Christchurch Staycation Guide"