So I just wrote a book about houseplants and happiness

The ultimate modern guide to tending a thriving indoor space

When it’s time to upgrade your life

It's never too late for a factory reset.

Where to relax and unwind in the Catlins

Waterfalls, penguins, and sea lions oh my!


Perhaps it’s time to let people in again.

Skylark Cabin is the perfect place to watch the stars

“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars" - J.R.R. Tolkien

Botanizing in the Borland Valley: Fiordland’s best hidden gem

Never heard of the Lake Monowai and Borland Road? Me neither.

There’s always hope

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking...

30 photos that will inspire you to visit Southland

It's the kind of place that gets under your skin and stays...

Reflections on turning 34

Aren't I supposed to be becoming older and wiser?

Magic happens when you have Milford all to yourself

Get in quick before the word gets out again!

A solo adventure on the Gillespie Pass

A hard but rewarding adventure in the Southern Alps

6 epic backcountry adventures for first-time solo trampers

Who needs friends when you’ve got glaciers, hot pools, and mountain vistas?...