Milford Sound

A Day in Milford Sound – the Most Beautiful Place in New Zealand

The thing about planning a holiday to New Zealand is that pretty much all of it is stupidly stunning. It’s the sort of place where your dream itinerary will never come to fruition because there is just SO much to…

Queenstown

One Day in Queenstown, NZ: Where to Eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

If you’re heading to Queenstown, New Zealand, the likelihood is that you’re not going especially for the food. The South Island city is famous for a huge range of insane adrenaline junkie activities and it’s very lively nightlife, and on…

Franz Josef

Hiking the Incredible Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

There’s something beautiful about seeing mountains in winter, when the snow is fresh and thick, the skies are blue but the air has a bite. The cold seasons in New Zealand, and especially on the South Island, transform the rolling…

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Travelling by Ferry Between New Zealand’s North and South Islands

The day I boarded the ferry over to New Zealand’s South Island, I wasn’t feeling too pretty. A 6am departure meant getting up super early, but it also meant leaving behind beautiful Wellington – a city that I had shown…

Why I Felt at Home in Wellington, New Zealand

I absolutely adore New Zealand. The month I spent there flew by and I feel like I hardly even scratched the surface of what there is to explore. However, despite recommending it to anyone who will listen to me, I…

The Nevis Swing, Queenstown (or, The Most Bloody Terrifying Thing I’ve …

By the time I reached Queenstown in New Zealand, I’d already spent three weeks in the country exploring various tiny towns as well as large cities. The country pulls in adventure tourists, promising adrenalin-rushing activities for wannabe thrillseekers, but to…

24 Hours on the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The day I landed in New Zealand, I wasn’t in a great mood. I was alone in a country I’d never visited before, 11 hours ahead of everyone I know, tired and massively homesick. I had booked a quick trip…