Jess is a Wanderer | The Island of Sark

I have so much to share about the bailiwick of Guernsey but first things first, my favourite island - Sark. I don't want to say too much...

Jess is a Wanderer | A Year on Guernsey

Well... it's been a while! I sort of lost my mojo after leaving NZ and then Covid-19 hit so it's all been a bit bonkers. Nonetheless, my...

Jess is a Wanderer | School Holidays!

September ended and October brought in two glorious weeks of school holidays. Jess is a Wanderer travelled south from Waimate to The...

Jess is a Wanderer | Chasing the Aurora

The alerts for the Aurora Australis were buzzing over the last couple of weeks. As a result, I just had to head out and chase them. Here...

Jess is a Wanderer | Mackenzie District

Jess is a Wanderer visited Mackenzie District in search of some winter feels. What with snow-capped mountains and frosty ponds, it...

Jess is a Wanderer at Morven Beach

When someone's having a birthday and they invite you to a barbecue breakfast celebration on the beach whilst watching the sunrise,...

Jess is a Wanderer in Wanaka

The Queen's Birthday. Not actually in June but the first weekend is when NZ celebrates the monarch's latest milestone with a long...

Jess is a Wanderer - Roy's Peak

Jess is a Wanderer decided to embrace the official start of winter by hiking up to the top of Roy's Peak. Famous for its Instagram-worthy...

Jess is a Wanderer - Autumnal Waimate

Jess is a Wanderer moved to Waimate in January 2019. I realised I haven't shared much with you recently so here are some updates from my...

Jess is a Wanderer at New Brighton Pier

New Brighton is a suburb of Christchurch that was hit badly by the 2011 earthquake. Slowly rebuilding its damaged economy, buildings and...

Jess is a Wanderer on Banks Peninsula

Jess is a Wanderer celebrated getting another year older by heading out to Banks Peninsula - namely Akaroa - in search of sunset and...

Jess is a Wanderer in Tekapo

Jess is a Wanderer headed to Tekapo in search of the last colours of autumn. It certainly was worth the journey (and the cold) to see...

Jess is a Wanderer at Lake Pukaki

You know when you get these crazy ideas and then somehow they come to fruition? That's what happened at 4am when Jess is a Wanderer was...

Jess is a Wanderer at Deep Stream Track

Jess is a Wanderer headed out to the lakes region and came across Lake Benmore and Lake Aviemore. Manmade dams that are used for...

Jess is a Wanderer at the Muddy Good Run

On March 31st, Jess is a Wanderer and a bunch of colleagues headed up to Christchurch to take on the 5km Muddy Good Run. Guaranteed to be...

Jess is a Wanderer in Waimate

Jess is a Wanderer moved to Waimate on the east of New Zealand's South Island at the end of January - here for 2019, I decided to head...