Intrepid traveler Sophie Merkens shares her experience of spending a European winter living in and working at a cave hostel in the Canary Islands.  Words and photography Sophie Merkens I am woken before sunrise by the early bird hikers who are eager to set off. It’s still dark

Peace and quiet offers sanctity, stillness and respite. Put down your device, step out of the room and come with us to discover the splendid secrets of silence  Words Kyra Xavia Something special is waiting to be discovered and savoured. It’s always in the background but invisible and often

Trilogy's new 'one of a kind' campaign, challenges image retouching and unrealistic representations of beauty, and we love it.    Kiwi natural skincare brand Trilogy recently toasted to its 15th birthday and celebrated by releasing their gorgeous No.15 Limited Edition Beauty Oil - an ode to their brand heritage

Daylight savings is back (hallelujah) - which means more daylight hours and the feeling that summer is truly right around the corner. Here are our five top things to do to thrive with the time change. Words Natalie Cyra. Photography Sara Orme. 1. Make the most of

Did you know, we have more than 50 different hormones that flow around the body coordinating our mood, our digestion and our energy levels? Most of the functions our body performs, happen as a result of a hormone. Ben Warren from BePure talks about hormone imbalance, what

The national museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, has been named one of the top 25 museums in the world according to TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor, one of the world's leading travel sites, announced reviewers' picks for the top museums as part of its annual Travelers' Choice Awards

Julia Davidson says she wouldn’t be alive today if she hadn’t had mainstream cancer treatment. But the Blenheim medical herbalist says that looking after herself with complementary medicine helped her cope with her treatment and recovery from breast cancer. By Joy Stephens Julia Davidson says she wouldn’t

Vegan Vibes, the outdoor plant-based food and wellness festival is making its return to Mount Maunganui on Saturday September 23.  Words Good magazine. Photography Richard Robinson Photography. Vegan Vibes, the outdoor plant-based food and wellness festival is making its return to Mount Maunganui on Saturday September 23 and

Spring time signifies growth and is the perfect time for rejuvenation of overall health and well-being. Gemma Monachino from Evolve Health Integrated Health Specialists shares a few tips for starting your spring training.  Words by Gemma Monachino Can you feel it? It’s a magical time of the year.

Airbnb has released its most wished for listings in New Zealand. Below is a roundup of the most popular listings nationally. By Good magazine New Zealanders’ love affair with travel is no secret. The need to cure our wanderlust sees many of us spending hours researching unique destinations

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