New Zealand


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When you think of New Zealand, you may not immediately think of cuisine. Awe-inspiring views, grand vistas, windy roads, and an abundance of wildlife are more likely to come to mind. The lesser known Kiwi cuisine is not to be missed; however, especially in a culture of farm-to-table meals and rich Maori [...]

The Top 10 Foods To Try In New Zealand














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Nope. Intercity public bus. NZ$26 ticket to Nelson. Just a regular old bus, with the unpaid for, but added, bonus of a knowledgeable tour guide/driver. I am not sure I can say this often enough – these people may be the nicest and friendliest I have ever met. By the way, this ended up not being a one time occurrence; more often than not, the bus drivers played this informative role on the buses I took.

Picton to Nelson and Abel Tasman, New Zealand


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After quaffing a few of the local shiraz in Napier, I was faced with a decision on how I wanted to proceed to see New Zealand. AC/DC was playing a big stadium concert over in Auckland and I had some friends I wanted to see there. But the weather report wasn’t that great and I figured some good, quality nature sightseeing on the spectacular South Island would be good for my soul, and my liver, so I decided to head down to Wellington and across to the south via the ferry.

Napier to More Wine Country, New Zealand