As we approached the entrance to the Tamaki Maori Village in Rotorua, New Zealand, warriors emerged from the forest, grunting, hissing, and waving their weapons. Dressed in traditional clothing, with bare feet and intricately tattooed faces, they widened their eyes and stuck out their tongues, in an effort to intimidate.
There are so many options when it comes to taking a road trip through New Zealand and the best part about the country is that you can get around very easily. One of my favorite trips is the drive from Queenstown to Franz Josef through the West Coast of the...
Located in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is a stunningly beautiful town situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Majestic mountains surround it, which makes for some breathtaking scenery. With so many adventure opportunities on its doorstep, Queenstown has become known as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’.
Winter in Queenstown is one of the best times to visit this picturesque resort town. From early June to early October, the town is buzzing with energy, with the nearby ski fields attracting skiers, snowboarders and visitors from all over the world.
Queenstown is a world famous 4-season resort on the banks of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand. This small, yet busy town offers you a warm and friendly welcome. Queenstown is known to be the world’s adventure capital with many extreme activities that run all year long.
If you like the great outdoors, beautiful landscapes, or adrenaline sports, New Zealand is the country for you. This country holds less than 4.5 million people, but is packed with some of the best outdoor activities in the world.
When visiting the South Island of New Zealand, one of the must see places is the West Coast, and in particular, Franz Josef. Such a hospitable town, the locals will welcome you with smiling faces and friendly ‘hellos’. The spectacular Franz Josef Glacier is 5km from Franz Josef town.
Situated right on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by spectacular mountains, it’s easy to see why Queenstown, New Zealand is such a popular destination. Along with the beautiful scenery, Queenstown is also world-renowned for its adventure and has plenty of adrenalin based activities to choose from.
With the ski season coming to an end in New Zealand my friends and I have been exploring many places on the South Island- from the Great Walks to camping sites, and hot pools- there is so much to see! After hearing about the Otago Rail Trail we decided this...
Ever since Peter Jackson chose to film The Lord of the Rings in New Zealand the country has become inextricably linked to Tolkien and Middle Earth. If, like me, you're a bit of a geek and wouldn't mind walking in Frodo's shoes, here are some places to get you started...