Labor weekend, what else to do but a road trip!

We drove 5 hours from Auckland to magical place called Napier.

Its the most beautiful coastal city in New Zealand's North Island, and a well known wine region.

With a breathtaking waterfront promenade, great coffee, the sun beaming and the boho dress sense the place will surely steel your heart.

The people are amazing and are definitely sure to suck you into there laid back living lifestyle, your be sure to leave the place wanting to pack in your day to day life and live the way they do.

My favorite cafe in Napier by far was The Wholefood Kitchen https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/263330491/the-wholefood-kitchen-napier/?hl=en

Its situated in an organic food store in the heart of Napier City, Its a vegetarian cafe but has many vegan options.

if you have the chance to get down there i assure you, you wont regret it!


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Only you can determine your future & happiness. The only person in the way of you achieving you fulfillment out of life is yourself! I am guilty of once being that person who built massive obstacles in the way of everything I wanted to do. There was always a reason why I couldn't do something.

I can honestly say since changing my lifestyle I have not as of yet made a decision that I regret.

I was that person who always wanted to have the best clothes, the nicest things and always look the best I could! But in all honesty the dress I would buy from Zara or them shoes I would buy from Aldo honestly only satisfied me for 5 minutes, the more I had the more I wanted. I believed my happiness was determined by the way I looked and the clothes that I wore.

I am now so rich in life & I don't need things!

I was trapped inside a bubble & a system that was so corrupt & wrong it ended up feeling natural. Travelling opens your mind and makes you see things you never thought possible. Not just the way that other people live, but the clothes they wear, or the endless amount of love they have for there families, the different foods they eat and the styles in which they cook.

Or even just the people you meet have a consistent smile upon there face. You learn that being a minimalist is happiness.

I began to understand that the world is both a big & a small place an that you have a new-found respect for the pain and the suffering that the other half of the world takes for granted on a daily basis.

You will become so connected to everything and everyone.

A year ago I thought I knew myself, I didn't actually know myself at all! The people I knew a year ago wouldn't even know who I am now. I see the world so differently, I see people so differently & I know one thing for sure, I would never go back to the way anything was before.

Experience true risk & adventure, so you don't have to live in fear for the rest of your life. It's about remembering & sharing your adventure and inspiring others to step out of that fear too.

Most people I know who say they want to travel the world, never will. You have total empowerment over your own life. Push Yourself.

I got on the plane the day I left, ready to never turn back. Worried I was making a disastrous decision as I left my family behind me. I sacrificed everything I had for a blind adventure. A million & one things nearly prevented me from pursuing this journey but I didn't let them.

I now have the memories ill never be able to forget, places and people engraved into my heart that I love so purely!

Age is just a number, having a family won't stop you. Anything you think is in your way really isn't. These are your life choices, get out there and see what your missing, get cultured and learn as much as you possibly can.

No one will ever be able to take that from you.

CREATE A LIFE WORTH LIVING, YOU ONLY GET ONE!!!


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Being a vegan is a lifestyle, I personally find being vegan amazingly rewarding. I have so much more energy each day & I have never felt so good about myself. People often ask me if going vegan is difficult, I honestly didn't think it was at all. It will come down to your own individual circumstances, I was already vegetarian so all I had to take the extra step of taking dairy and all animal products out of my diet. When you make this change all that is left is food that is extremely nutritious for your body.

My daily exercise has become so much more rewarding & quickly visible. Eating meat adds so much saturated fat to your diet, which is so bad for you. It's not just found in meat products but all animal products. The fats that saturate end up creating blockages through out your body mainly in the arteries which can lead to heart disease & strokes. You have a much lower chance of developing any of these problems with a plant-based diet. I would highly recommend anyone to try a vegan diet to see the drastic changes. There are a million and one things a plant-based diet can benefit and I am just one living proof.

If your thinking of making this lifestyle change and need some advice or have any questions regarding veganism I would be more than happy to help.

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​THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES 

Think self love, Do self love, Absorb self love, Be present with self love , Feel self love 

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As we go through life, you get caught up, you start to believe that average is acceptable and that others are settling so you should do the same. The best project you will ever work on is you! Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision & change. If we dont change, we dont grow. If we dont grow, we arent really living. Your personal key to happiness & transformation is not five minutes from now, its a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice and its these small choices & successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image & self-esteem.

Know yourself. Self knowledge is not about knowing your likes or dislikes, its about knowing who you truly are as a person, how you look at life, how you interact with people. A person who sincerely knows who they are shine with confidence. This kind of knowledge is learned by personal perfection. Lots of time alone, and situations completely out of your comfort zone.

You will always learn alot about yourself by jumping into an unfamiliar environment and when you break through what you previously thought you were capable of, you'll feel like you can achieve anything.


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Find people or someone who makes you see the world in a new way. Do extraordinary things, the one who exude the qualities you'd love to have, rub off on you. Kindness, compassion, bravery, drive.

Have your story to tell, gifts to share & lessons to teach. Rid yourself of people who bring you down, only you can make this decision. Every situation is different, my situation called for leaving one day & never looking back.

The cultivated representation of who we are, is not really who we are. We filter and upload what we want others to see. We like to present ourselves in the best light. Your fooled and sucked into an imitation. Step back, challenge yourself, meet new people, indulge in the realness around you.

Learn the beauty within each person's individuality, broaden your horizons & open up different adventures and opportunities in your life, what do you have to lose?


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A great myth by our propagated society 'we should feel good all the time'. We spend so much time and energy trying to avoid feeling bad. Accept your bad moods, but learn from them. Change the way you think, fight the negativity & broaden your mind and energy into fighting away from this feeling.

Where you are now, may not be where you want to be. But you're here now, so learn to accept that and you will see what you can learn about your surroundings. Wherever in the world you may be or whatever it is you may be doing, a lesson is being learnt without even realizing and you are growing.

Dont waste your energy wishing you were someone else, i always wished i could be anywhere else but where i was. The reality, of all my upset and tension was doing nothing to influence my end goal & what i really want to achieve. Instead of wasting and the negative thinking process i adapted to living with every single day.

I stopped! my whole mentality had to change, i felt i could finally breathe, i'm okay with where i am & i'm okay with the person i have become. If you have no control over it, let it go. Where ever you are emotionally or physically is probably is down to you.


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Since i can remember all i ever dreamed about was going to the Cook Islands. Not just because the sea is beautifully crystal clear, white sandy beaches and a coconut tree in every direction. Although this did help. But that the people are the kindest and most warming cultured human beings i have ever had the privilege of indulging a conversation with.

Spend the day snorkeling and swimming in the pristine waters, Rarotonga is the quintessential tropical island of the South Pacific, enclosed by a surrounding reef and aqua blue waters. Pearl white beaches, secret swimming holes, waterfalls, trendy Cafe’s, local markets.

My bikini is from Faeswim.


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If this journey has taught me anything it’s that you are as strong and powerful as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of any endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision.

Before you make a big decision like moving away, everyone you’ve ever met will throw unwarranted advice at you like a desperate sales woman in a store. Some of it’s useful, but mostly not. Everybody has an opinion, or a vague relative you can get in touch with who moved there, or a scary story about a girl being mugged and murdered in the city you’re moving to. Thanks, that’s really helpful.

In reality, making a really big move away from home sends you on a roller coaster of emotions that you didn’t even know you had the ability to feel. It’s nerve wracking, exciting, terrifying, satisfying and really throws you head first into adulthood. If you’re even considering making a move away from your home town you’re already halfway out the door- now you just have a few months of daily count downs, listening to bad advice and nervous planning to get through. Good luck! I promise you, it will be worth it.


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