Travel blog - New Zealand

Vineyard in New Zealand

Water and Wine: Tasting my Way Around New Zealand's Landscapes

New Zealand is beloved for its Tolkien-esque topography and endless opportunity for adventure, but it’s the water-rich landscapes and maje...
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Hobbit Hole, Weta Cave

Inside New Zealand's Weta Workshop

If you’re a film geek like me, the Weta Workshop is a must. I’m not ashamed to say that – from the moment I clapped eyes on its Hobbit hole-inspired exterior – I was overwhelmed. In fact, cruising thr...
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Christchurch Gondola

A City Guide to Christchurch

New Zealand isn’t short on incredible experiences, whether you’re venturing across its undulating landscapes or exploring the unique towns and cities. And no matter your itinerary, no visit to the Lan...
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12 Drone Photos of New Zealand That Will Make you Want to Visit Right NOW

Just when you thought New Zealand couldn’t get any more mind-bogglingly beautiful, someone flew a drone over its best bits – ca...
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Bay of Many Coves, New Zealand

The Best Luxury Lodges: Bay of Many Coves, New Zealand

A hush fell over the boat as we rounded the corner and first set eyes on the Bay of Many Coves Resort. It’s easy to understand why though – this was to be the highlight of an incredible trip along the...
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Abel Tasman National Park

Why Abel Tasman is One of the Most Beautiful Hiking Spots in New Zealand

I have to admit, when I first thought about holidaying in New Zealand, beautiful beaches weren’t what immediately sprung to mind...
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Cameron and Maria, Kahurangi Estate

New Zealand Wine: An Interview with Cameron Woods of Nelson's Kahurangi Estate

There’s a new(ish) cellar door on the block, and its name is Tasteology at the Kahurangi Estate. Located in New Zealand’s ...
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Wellington sign

Top Things to Do in Wellington

Beloved for its delicious coffee, clean air, laid-back culture and Hollywood connections, it’s easy to see why Wellington is beloved by Kiwis and travellers alike. If all that’s not enough, it’s also ...
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8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World

From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada's Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia's scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable) portals to some of the wo...
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6 Things to Know Before Campervanning Around New Zealand

Wide-open landscapes, unbeatable tarmac and endless mountains, coupled with a wide choice of campsites and some beautiful wild camping spots, make New Zealand the perfect choice for a campervanning ho...
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New Zealand holidays hobbiton

6 of the Best Lord of the Rings Locations in New Zealand

In 2019, it's 64 years since The Return of the King – the third and final instalment in JRR Tolkien’s world-famous fantasy trilogy – first hit the bookshelves. Beloved wizard Gandalf the Grey onc...
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Maori Boat New Zealand Holiday

7 Things You Can Only Do in New Zealand

The Land of the Long White Cloud is a mystical, mysterious place, full of beautiful landscapes, outdoor adventures and the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Its' pretty unique too – here ...
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