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Horse riding in Glenorchy

Whilst I was in New Zealand I decided to treat myself to a horsey experience like no other in a mystical place called Glenorchy, just a 45 minute car ride from… 410 more words


Milford Sound

A few hours from Queenstown lies the most mystical place.

It’s name..

Milford Sound.

It’s part of a collection of fjords in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. 420 more words


New Zealand, South Island, Part I

After spending 2,5 months in Sydney, it was time to go to New Zealand. So on the 17th of march, St Patrick’s Day, I boarded the plane from Sydney Airport and flew to Christchurch. 1,292 more words


A Walk in Wanaka

Lake Wanaka is just over an hour’s drive from Queenstown and is home to the township of Wanaka. Day trips to this neighbouring town were a highlight of my time on the South Island. 725 more words

Queenstown: Questions

Returning home is difficult after a week off. At times, I have been known to struggle after a weekend away. Imagine the debilitating travelling blues that have overcome me after a year living and working in what has to be the most beautiful town on the planet. 1,168 more words


Kaikoura is a popular stop for tourists seeking wildlife attractions, it has everything from seals, dolphins, whales to albatrosses.

We stayed here for two nights to make sure that we had time to see everything this little seaside town had to offer. 640 more words


Hamner Springs

Hamner Springs is a small adventure packed holiday destination that sits 90 minutes north of Christchurch. Its a popular location for kiwi holiday makers and attracts many tourists of which it relies on. 679 more words