I am standing behind a solid wooden door, getting ready to brave what is on the other side. I can hear a soft rustling and some strange high pitched squeaking. The zoo keeper at Wellington Zoo slowly opens the door and with a little trepidation I step in. Aaargh! We...
After dabbling with travel in New Zealand last year on two short jobs I was more than ready to get over for a longer period of time. The perfect opportunity presented itself when I was invited to the South Island for a ski campaign and to make things even...
My leather walking boots are covered in mud as I make my way uphill. On one side, a vast frozen river of ice tumbles down a carved rock valley; its cool white beauty is a striking contrast next to the lush green rainforest on the other side of the...
More than a whiff of Scottish heritage hangs in the cool Dunedin air. Dunedin’s hilly harbour side terrain is filled with streets and suburbs that mirror places in Scotland. Names like Clyde Hill, Belleknowes and Kenmure are as Scottish as Dunedin itself, which is the Celtic word for Edinburgh....
New Zealand’s Marlborough region might be best known for its medal-winning wines but its stunning fjord-like waterways offer much more than its cellar doors. If you subscribe to the idea that good wine tastes better when consumed while looking at beautiful views, then New Zealand’s Marlborough region should be at...
The “coolest little capital in the world” is only a short airplane ride away. It’s a city with more cafes and bars per capita than New York; Lonely Planet says its “cool with a capital C” and after the blockbuster successes with Lord of the Rings, everyone knows that...
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