New Zealand

Travel ideas for New Zealand – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in and living in New Zealand. This southern hemisphere country has beautiful landscapes, attractive cities, rich cultural traditions and a laidback lifestyle. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in New Zealand so start planning your trip now and experience everything that New Zealand has to offer travellers.

Cruising the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand web
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, South Island

A boating adventure in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds is a beautiful part of New Zealand that I had never properly explored before so when friends invited us to spend a few days on their boat in the Marlborough Sounds during our trip to New Zealand we jumped at the chance! Looking at a Marlborough Sounds […]

Rangitoto Island from Auckland beach New Zealand
Adventure Travel Ideas, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, North Island

New Zealand: A day trip to Rangitoto Island, Auckland

It’s hard to miss Rangitoto Island when you visit Auckland. It forms part of almost every view you’ll see, its broad, volcanic shape draped gracefully along the horizon of the Hauraki Gulf. Usually with a few yachts decorating the foreground. Taking the half-hour ferry trip from the central Auckland waterfront […]

Nga-Tapuwai-o-Toi hike Whakatane New Zealand
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, North Island, South Island, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

The ultimate one-month New Zealand trip itinerary

Here is my ultimate one-month New Zealand trip itinerary. I have included a mix of the main attractions and places that will not appear on a travel agent’s New Zealand itinerary! A few tips for planning your New Zealand trip itinerary Overall, when planning your New Zealand vacation, aim to […]

Family Travel Ideas, New Zealand, North Island, South Island

New Zealand with kids: A one-month itinerary for families

I am frequently asked to recommend New Zealand travel itineraries for family and friends so I thought I would share some of these with the rest of you! This itinerary is focused around ‘New Zealand with kids’ – for families travelling to New Zealand for one month. This is what I […]

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