How to Survive a Long Haul Flight in Economy

So you missed out on a large lotto win again and have no option but to book that long flight in economy class. Once upon a time, a long haul flight was considered to be eight to twelve hours. These days the ultra long haul flights of around fifteen to seventeen hours plus are becoming … Read more

Stay Fit and Healthy While Traveling

 Vacation Travel has opened up again in some parts of the world and many people still need to travel for business or personal reasons.  It is more important than ever at this time that you’re in top condition and know how to protect yourself because there is absolutely nothing worse than being sick while traveling and … Read more

25 Tips to Stretch Your Travel Budget

You’ve worked hard to save that travel money and you want it to stretch your travel budget as far as you possibly can so that you can get the most out of your trip. Here are 25 top ‘travel on a budget’ tips to help you achieve that. We hope these tips will help you … Read more

Walking the Heaphy Track

“The Heaphy Track had been on my bucket list since I did the Routeburn in 1981, but a career and then a growing family with different interests meant it was nearly 40 years before I ticked this one off. I went with my adult daughter, a great way to spend quality time together. My notes relate … Read more

Kepler Track Hiking Guide

Kepler Track Panorama by Tom@Where (Flickr) Everything you need to know in preparation for your own Kepler Track adventure New Zealand’s Kepler Track is one of the iconic Great Walks all visitors should prioritize. Navigating a diverse landscape of- ancient beech forest, alpine grasslands, mountain ridges, sparkling waterfalls, and lakes, -you’ll find a little bit … Read more

Tongariro Northern Circuit Guide

Photo by KELSI MILLAR on Unsplash One of the most popular day hikes in New Zealand is the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. However, if you have more time on your hands you can tackle one of “The 10 Great Walks of New Zealand” -this extended trail through the Tongariro National Park is called The Tongariro Northern Circuit. The … Read more

Hiking the Milford Track

The Milford Track is recognized as one of the best hikes in the world and is one of the “10 Great  Walks of New Zealand.” Hannah Goodburn has just completed the four-day hike and shares her top tips for preparing for the hike and what to expect on the hike itself! Here are some good … Read more

10 Great Walks of New Zealand

What are the “Great Walks of New Zealand? The ’10 Great Walks of New Zealand’ are a group of spectacular 2 to 6 day hikes  (and one canoe or kayak trip) that will take you through some of the most dramatic and spectacular landscape in New Zealand. These multi day hikes or walks have been … Read more

9 Reasons to Cruise New Zealand

Photo Credit: Thanks to Pixabay Are you thinking about cruising New Zealand? Here are 9 reasons to help you with your decision. Firstly -Stunning scenery! Stunning scenery! And even more stunning scenery! Secondly, about eight or nine extremely picturesque cruise ports that you will get to visit while you cruise the length of both the … Read more

Europe in New Zealand and Australia

With travel to Europe so restricted at this time, we asked the Travel Experts to take a look around New Zealand and Australia and find us some “Pockets of Europe” where we could indulge in some European culture & heritage until we can travel again. Here’s what they found! NEW ZEALAND An historic bavarian village- … Read more