The Last Samurai; Avatar; Tintin; District 9; Zorro; Mad Max Thunderdome; Chronicles Of Narnia; King Kong; The Hobbit; Lord Of The Rings; and, weirdly enough, Australia. There is a reason why Hollywood seems to use the New Zealand landscape as its default backdrop and that is because it is absolutely, mind-blowingly, breath-snatchingly beautiful. Seriously, this […]
New Zealand is quickly climbing to the top of travelers’ bucket lists, with tourist arrivals increasing by nearly 8% in the last year alone. This could have something to do with its diverse natural world or its ever-friendly locals. One thing is for sure: the praises don’t stop there. In fact, here’s why New Zealand […]
Seeing as I recently wrote a post about my essentials for a day trek, I thought I should also do a feature about which are the essential items for those considering taking a trip to the wild and wonderful New Zealand. This beautiful country covers lots of different kinds of terrain from the sands […]
Hamilton is the centre of the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. The connecting thread in this area is the mighty Waikato River and Tainui – the Maori who belong to this land. While it is not the tourism capital of New Zealand, Hamilton is the perfect base to explore lots […]
Adventure seekers will already know that New Zealand is the home of the bungee. The world’s first commercial bungee jump was set up in 1988 in Queenstown by AJ Hackett. There are now bungee jumps all around New Zealand. But did you know that zorbing was another Kiwi creation? It is only right that […]
There’s something about this place. Seems evil, it’s smelly and oh my it a geothermal wonderland. As I was putting the movie together (see below!) I kept checking our calendar to see when we can come back!