New Zealand


Best New Zealand Food to Try on Your Visit 3

When you think of New Zealand, you may not immediately think of cuisine, but New Zealand food is magnificent. Awe-inspiring views, grand vistas, windy roads, and an abundance of wildlife are more likely to come to mind. The lesser known New Zealand cuisine is not to be missed; however, especially in […]

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best things to do on New Zealand's South Island

10 Things that Surprised Me on New Zealand’s South Island 24

If there is one palace that tops many a bucket list in the world, it might have to be New Zealand. Specifically, New Zealand’s South Island. Snow-capped mountains rub shoulders with icy glaciers that drop down into bright blue alpine lakes. Combined with every adventure sport imaginable, a growing wine […]


Photo Journal: Franz Josef Glacier (New Zealand) 11

On the west side of the South Island of New Zealand are two glaciers (20 kms to the north lays Fox Glacier) that are unique in the world, in that they descend from the Southern Alps right down to almost sea level, and peter out in lush, warm, temperate rainforest at that level.

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Picton to Nelson and Abel Tasman, New Zealand 2

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.