May 14, 2017 Lauren

This post has nothing to do with hunger for food, but more being very hungry for adventure, I know I’m surprised too. My 3 best friends and I really needed a break and a get-the-hell-away-from-Auckland-escape. I found out my Auntys’ batch in Matarangi was free, we had to drop everything and go. For the first time in a long time and with only about 2 days notice all four of us were free for the whole weekend. So off we went, four girls, one car, Matarangi and Whangpoua, we’re coming for ya! Matarangi Matarangi is this beautiful, I guess you could…

March 3, 2017 Lauren

Japan Day was so much fun.. Sunday 26th February. The Cloud. Queens Wharf. Shed 10. Auckland CBD. My flatmate said ‘Lauren get your butt off the couch, were going to get some culture’. I’m so glad she did because oh boy it was so much fun. I loved learning about a different culture and more about one of my favourite types of cuisines. JAPANESE! They had everything Japanese, from traditional clothing and shoes to tea ceremonies and amazing traditional performances. From incredible flower arrangements, cosplay characters to the food, all the food stalls to you could think of. Dumplings, green tea, bubble…