I have the most incredible story to tell you. Through the magic of the Internet, I met my friend Colma. She is a North Island Kiwi, and on her own time and of her own accord, she helped this very overwhelmed professional traveler plan a Trip of a Lifetime to New Zealand’s stunning South Island. I am now sharing her itinerary with you, along with a few of our own details along the way so that you, too, can enjoy this remarkable island in the Pacific!
Category Archives: New Zealand South
Why You Need to Visit Franz Josef Village
Have you ever been somewhere that truly surprised you, and pleasantly so? Somewhere you wish you could have spent more time exploring, or perhaps somewhere you’re already planning to visit again? For Steve and me, Franz Josef Village is one of those places!
10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand: the Adventure Capital of the World! The city did not earn this reputation for no reason. If you’re up for an adventure or a fun time, check out these 10 things to do in Queenstown!
2 Days in Christchurch
I’ll be completely honest (as usual): we did not have a great first impression of Christchurch, New Zealand. The 2010 and especially 2011 earthquakes destroyed 90% of Christchurch’s buildings. Ninety percent. That is an almost unimaginable amount of ruin. But all these years later, they are rebuilding at an alarming rate!
What to Eat on New Zealand’s South Island
What does a Kiwi eat? We found out on our recent trip to New Zealand’s epically beautiful South Island! Between the lamb, the lattes, and the Pavlova, I’m here to show you only the best!
10 Things to Do in Christchurch
Have you been thinking of visiting New Zealand? It is well worth the time it takes to get there so you can experience the life, the beauty, and the history that’s all waiting for you to discover! Christchurch was a great place to start and end our road trip around New Zealand’s lovely South Island, and here are the top 10 things to do while you’re in town!
Road Tripping New Zealand’s South Island
I just got back from this year’s Trip of a Lifetime to New Zealand’s South Island! We had a fantastic time, but there are a few things we learned along the way that other travelers might find useful, so here you go! This is what you should know before your trip to beautiful New Zealand!
Striking Scenery: New Zealand’s South Island
New Zealand’s landscape is like every beautiful place, and yet it is its own. We kept looking around thinking, “Am I in the San Juan Islands?” “Am I in Iceland?” “Am I suddenly in Hawaii?” New Zealand is a unique place, and I hope these photos will give you a glimpse of why!