Jodine

Originally from Auckland, New Zealand. Favourite Stray stop: Mount Cook (New Zealand). Fun fact: she's been to 37 countries (and counting).

My Favourite Things To Do in Auckland: A Kiwi’s Guide To The Best Auckland Has To Offer

My Favourite Things To Do in Auckland: A Kiwi’s Guide To The Best Auckland Has To Offer Downtown Auckland from Wynyard Quarter

Auckland is an awesome city – not only are you never more than 20mins drive from a beach, it’s got a really unique landscape with 50 volcanoes, a gulf peppered with islands, great dining options, its own culture and some nice short hikes/day walks.

Stray in partnership with Kohutapu Lodge wins top award for Community Engagement

Stray in partnership with Kohutapu Lodge wins top award for Community Engagement

Stray and Kohutapu Lodge have won the Community Engagement Award at the 2019 Tourism Industry Association (TIA) Awards. The accolade recognises the work Stray and Kohutapu Lodge have done in the remote Central North Island community of Murupara. This work began in 2013, involving Stray, Kohutapu Lodge and Murupara Area School with a vision to […]

7 top money saving tips in New Zealand

7 top money saving tips in New Zealand View from a hike in Queenstown

New Zealand is often considered by tourists to be an expensive place to travel around. I thought this was the case before coming too, especially as I had lived in Australia and heard lots of people complaining about how pricey it is in New Zealand. But while the cost of travelling here is not like […]

Warm words from a happy Stray-er

Warm words from a happy Stray-er

It has to said, maintaining a flexible adventure travel network across 6 countries (New Zealand, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar) with multiple departures per week, year round is nothing short of  ‘challenging’ work. But we do it and we do it with a smile on our face because we are passionate about sharing our places with […]

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