Located in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is a tourist hotspot. There is no doubt Queenstown should be at the top of your bucket list during your next trip to New Zealand. Queenstown is full of great places to eat, drink, and of course, shop. Follow this guide written by a Kiwi herself … Read more
Choosing your favorite holiday destination is often a task in itself. Never mind when it comes to choosing the top six adventure treks for solo female travelers. Now, that was a task indeed. For those who love the thrill and the travel, at least one of these treks will appeal to your inner wanderer. Ranging … Read more
The time of year you choose to visit Australia and New Zealand will have a major impact on the experiences you’ll have there. Go in June for example and you’ll have short daylight hours and snow-capped mountains in New Zealand, whereas even Sydney gets cold at this time of the year. Australia is mostly associated … Read more
New Zealand is a stunning country on the Oceania continent. Many dream of retiring here or upping sticks, quitting their job and moving abroad. Perhaps what is most interesting for me about NZ is the fact that everything there is practically the opposite. They wake up when we go to bed and they are sunbathing on … Read more
Part two of Taylor St. John’s adventures in Raglan, New Zealand. (Part one can be found here) Out the back of a little house in Raglan West bathing suits dangled from a clothes line and dripping wetsuits hung over a fence haphazardly, which made the neighbor angry. Paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks and bikes were scattered around … Read more
Taylor St. John explores, Raglan, a famed North Island surf village, and can’t resist staying a while When the bus first drove me into Raglan, I forgot to get off. Or rather I hadn’t thought the short string of shops we had just passed amounted to the entire business center of the famed North Island … Read more
If you’ve never been to New Zealand but have heard of Queenstown, it’s probably been in the context of activities of the falling from the sky variety. But there’s far more for the visitor to look forward to here.