Karen Warren

About me

I am a writer of travel articles and fiction. I have recently finished my first novel.

From my website

Waitangi Treaty Grounds: Birthplace of a Nation

The Waitangi Treaty Grounds are New Zealand’s most important historic site. It was here that the Waitangi Treaty was first signed on 6 February 1840. This treaty was the founding document of the New Zealand nation, a collaborative venture between the British and the Maori. And the grounds themselves seem…

Nordic Walking: A Great Way to Get to Know Swaziland

I am delighted to have a guest blog from Jenny Bowen of Sense Africa about Nordic Walking in Swaziland. This looks like a wonderful way of exploring a country and its wildlife, keeping you fit at the same time. I’ll have to try it for myself before too long! There…

Exploring Russell, Former Capital of New Zealand

Why would anyone choose to visit a place known as the “hell hole of the Pacific”? Somewhere that was once full of brothels and unsavoury bars, the scene of numerous violent uprisings? I pondered these questions as we crossed the Bay of Islands on the ferry from Paihia. But the sight…

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