Tag Archives: New Zealand

Must See Monday – New Zealand

New Zealand may have been the last major landmass to be populated, but they have wasted no time in catching up with the rest of the world. With vibrant cities, friendly people, and endless natural beauty it’s no wonder this island … Continue reading

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Wonders of the World: the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Thousands of tiny bright lights shine from the ceiling of the stunning Glowworm Grotto. It’s a jewel in one of the wonders of the world, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand. It was discovered in 1887 by local Maori … Continue reading

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7 Best Beaches in the World

What are the best beaches on the planet?  There’s a long list of contenders, but we’ve looked to sites like CNNGo, National Geographic, Travel and Leisure, Lonely Planet.  Here’s the scoop on seven of the best beaches in the world … Continue reading

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Christchurch Chinese Lantern Festival – A Photo Essay

The following is a guest post from local Christchurch Tripper and blogger Katherine Kearseley. The Christchurch Chinese Lantern Festival marks the start of the Chinese new year. This year it was moved from its usual location in Victoria Park to … Continue reading

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An Interview with Entrepreneur and Adventurer Natalie Sisson

Natalie Sisson is a Kiwi entrepreneur and adventurer. She’s a world-class athlete, an avid traveler and about to cycle 6,445 km for 2 months in the Tour d’Afrique support the rights of girls in Africa. She is our first featured … Continue reading

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From Taupo to Wellington: A New Zealand Road Trip

I can’t think of a better country to drive through than New Zealand. There’s so much surrounding you, from breath-taking landscapes to out of the ordinary wild life; there’s never a dull moment. The main roads are also well-paved, which … Continue reading

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Visiting Hokitika, New Zealand

Hokitika is a little town  in New Zealand on the West Coast of the south island, and my favorite holiday  location in the country.  Many tourists visit each year, but few seem to spend more than a few hours in … Continue reading

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#Blog4NZ: Road Tripping to Cardona Ski Field

To show our support for the Blog4NZ movement, we asked one of our Kiwi members to share a guest post about anything about New Zealand. Katherine Kearsley, a Christchurch local and member of our Travel Writers Network, agreed to share … Continue reading

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Whiskey and Lace: A Vegetarian in Sheep Country

This is another guest post from Tripper, Joya. Here she recounts what it was like being a vegetarian staying with a local hunting family on the North Island of New Zealand – a true experience of cultural exchange…  The air … Continue reading

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Must-See Monday: 7 Reasons to See the Southern Alps

This is another guest post by Tripper Joya. As someone who lived and traveled around New Zealand for nearly a year, she has seen some spectacular things. Read on to discover the majestic beauty down under and check out her … Continue reading

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