I’ve been island hopping for weeks, Fiji, Vanuatu, and now a small island in the Solomon’s. I am use to the comfort of the water hugging me from all sides nowadays. Out at the Oravae where we are staying in the Solomon’s we watch from our front porch the early morning...

  New Zealand I’ve fallen for you. Literally. I’ve jumped off a bridge, falling forward to reach you as earth races up at me. All that momentum pushed into my fingertips reminded me of the near touching hands of Adam and God in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Fresco. My finger stretched out...

We spent one week on the north island of New Zealand with our 3 kids. Ages 6, 4, and 1.  We flew into Auckland and branched out from there.  You can see our Vlog of the North Island HERE. A lot of these activities are family friendly and perfect for...