If you manage to only do one hike during your visit to New Zealand, make sure it is the Tongariro Crossing on the North Island. It is considered New Zealand’s best 1-day hike and in many circles it is considered one of the best in the world.
New Zealand is a country located in Oceana off the coast of Australia. It is divided into two islands north and South New Zealand and these articles are dedicated to New Zealand travel.
There are so many things to do in New Zealand and we’ve pretty much tried them all! Did you know it is known as the adventure capital of the world? New Zealand is a dream destination packing a huge punch into a small space with astounding scenery, cosmopolitan cities, adrenaline-pumping adventures, and a jaw-dropping coastline Things to do in New Zealand This… Read More
In 2020, Christchurch has come a long way since the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Last week I asked ‘Phil the builder’ his thoughts on Christchurch’s Rebuild. ‘It’s finally coming together’, he said with a staple Cantabrian smile on his face. This has been my home for the last 4.5 years, but folks just passing by still wonder why I… Read More
New Zealand resident Matt Burns shares his favourite things to do in Wanaka. He shares his expertise from living there for two years and gives us his best insider tips of what to see and do! The little lakefront town of Wanaka has sat sleepily in the shadows of it’s big sister Queenstown for years. But if you scratch beneath… Read More
Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to go on one of those grand cruise voyages around the world? Well you can find out now. We joined Holland America’s 80 Day Grand Asia Tour for the South Pacific Cruise portion of their grand voyage. Starting in Australia, we sailed through the South Pacific to Hawaii and enjoyed 19… Read More
As many will know, the largest city in the New Zealand South Island was hit by a massive earthquake in 2011. The Christchurch earthquake devastated a thriving city and five years on its still looks like a wasteland in many parts. Christchurch Earthquake 5 Years Later Dave and Deb visited Christchurch just days after the earthquake, and you can read… Read More