The Most Beautiful Places in New Zealand

With its staggering beautiful scenery, wonderfully welcoming locals and vast areas of deserted landscape, New Zealand is a tiny pocket of pure magic.  The same size as England, with only a quarter of the population, you’re likely to stumble across more sheep than humans in this ethereal country, so it’s the perfect place to escape…

Waitomo Caves & Rotorua, New Zealand

Kia ora!  That’s hello in Maori, by the way. When I was in Auckland for three days I decided I wanted to see the glowworms at Waitomo Caves and the geysers and boiling mudpools at Te Whakarewarewa (go on, say it five times, quickly), but I was traveling alone,  didn’t want to drive due to…

Top 5 Auckland Attractions

New Zealand’s biggest city, Auckland is the quintessential little big city. I had the pleasure of visiting during the heady days of the Rugby World Cup, a contest in which the All Blacks eventually emerged victorious, defeating France 8-7 and breaking a dry run of 24 years. The city was festive and in a party-going…