Tips for Driving on the Left-Wouldn't world travel be so much easier if everyone drove on the same side? Maybe! But what's the fun in that? I've driven on the left a few times in my life, and ridden in a car driving on the left even more often. It's really not so bad!
New Zealand Winter Packing for Men-No one loves to pack... especially not my sweet husband! But that actually works out well because if I can do his packing for him, I can also blog about it!
New Zealand Winter Packing for Women-Packing for two weeks in any climate can be a challenge! So if you find yourself needing to pack for a two week trip to New Zealand, your guide is here!
What to Know Before You Visit New Zealand-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!
What to Eat on New Zealand’s North Island-It's been a while since I did a food post, so it's high time! We recently got home from a whirl-wind trip to the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand's North Island, and wouldn't you know: we had to eat. Here's the run-down of all the delicious things we ate and what we recommend to you on your next trip to the North Island!
4 Days in Whitianga-When we decided to head back to New Zealand to explore its North Island, we had a hard time deciding where to spend our limited time. New Zealand relies heavily on road tripping, and it seemed like all the things we were interested in were at least 2-3 hours apart. Until we settled on Whitianga.
Air New Zealand Business Class SFO-AKL-While missing out on an entire day of our trip was not at all in the plan, neither was flying Air New Zealand's incredible Business Class---but we are thankful for the opportunity! Check it out and put "fly Air New Zealand Business" on your shortest "to do" list!
What to Know Before You Visit the Coromandel Peninsula-Who loves a beach vacation? I sure do! Each winter, my husband Steve and I take a summery trip to get a break from the cold and gray days. This time around we picked the Coromandel Peninsula, a beautiful region on New Zealand's North Island.
How to Spend 10 Days on New Zealand’s South Island-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!
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!