New Zealand

There are many amazing places to visit in New Zealand and it’s quickly becoming one of the most popular countries to travel. Its diverse landscapes, friendly people, and pristine environment are just some of the reasons why. Aside from that, Read more >
There are some countries and regions of the world that just beg to be explored on a road trip. And I’m a firm believer that New Zealand is one of these countries. Sure, you *can* get around New Zealand without a vehicle; you can use buses and trains and cheap flights and still see a…
It was cold as we packed up the van and began the drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy – cold enough on that March morning…
When talking and writing about New Zealand, I usually list Wellington as my favorite city, Queenstown as the “most fun” city, and places like…
Fun fact for you: New Zealand has 13 national parks covering more than 30,000 square kilometers (11,500+ square miles) of some of the best…
Like in many countries around the world, I truly believe that self-driving is the best way to see and experience New Zealand. Yes, you…
When it came down to deciding on a honeymoon destination following our travel-themed wedding, Elliot and I had no problem choosing one: it was…
I was bouncing – yes, literally, physically bouncing – in my seat as our big green Hobbiton bus pulled up to the entrance to…
When it comes to must-dos on New Zealand’s South Island, there’s one question that many travelers inevitably ask: Should I go to Milford Sound…
For a long time, it was only possible to visit J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth through imagination. Traveling to the Shire and Rivendell and the realm…

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