travel review

smitten travels: pagoda lodge, new zealand

pagoda lodge // smiten studioThe last place we stayed in New Zealand was one of the most unique and peaceful spots we’ve been to and was a perfect ending to our trip. Situated on a river’s edge in Keri Keri, the Pagoda Lodge’s setting is something magical. Take a peek inside the riverside safari tent that we called home… after the jump.

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smitten travels: hotel debrett, auckland

hotel debrett auckland // sarah sherman samuelhotel debrett auckland // sarah sherman samuelhotel debrett auckland // sarah sherman samuelOur first two nights in New Zealand were spent at this lovely boutique hotel in the heart of Auckland. Upon arrival to Hotel Debrett we were greeted with such friendly and helpful staff that we felt right at home. They gave us great recommendations on what to do around the city (i.e. walk up Franklin to Ponsonby street for shops and take the ferry to Waiheke island) and Michelle, the owner, even helped us plan a few stops on our campervan route.

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