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New Zealand Wrap Up $67 Per Day
Apr 1

New Zealand Wrap Up $67 Per Day
By Vicky

We spent an average $67 each per day in New Zealand over the course of 23 days. Here is a collection of our impressions, travel tips, and the cost break down. Schedule ¬†Lincoln 1 day   We flew into Christchurch and were picked up by…

Visiting Magical Hobbiton
Mar 28

Visiting Magical Hobbiton
By Vicky

I never expected myself to be a fan of the Hobbit movies. For years I scoffed at the Lord of the Rings trilogy confident that the whole mystical fantasy movie genre was simply not for me. And then something happened. I decided to open my…

Three Days in the Abel Tasman Region
Mar 25

Three Days in the Abel Tasman Region
By Vicky

The Abel Tasman National Park is located on the northern tip of New Zealand’s South Island and has a 51 km coastal track which snakes around the various beaches, coves and bays. We made a last minute decision to head there, after an American couple…

Rob Roy Glacier Hike – My Favorite Hike in New Zealand
Mar 22

Rob Roy Glacier Hike – My Favorite Hike in New Zealand
By Vicky

There is no shortage of hikes and great walks in New Zealand. The entire country is simply an outdoor fantasy land. While we were there we didn’t do any multiple days hikes, opting for day trips instead, but of the ones we did the Rob…

Waihi Bush Music Festival – My First Music Festival
Mar 19

Waihi Bush Music Festival – My First Music Festival
By Vicky

In all my 25 years I had never once been to a music festival. It was time for that to change. That’s where the Waihi Bush Music Festival comes in. We flew in to Christchurch, New Zealand from Australia and met up with my friend…

Jan 13

How To Experience New Zealand Like A Kiwi
By Dave and Vicky

New Zealand is one of the best places in the Pacific region to visit for that much needed holiday, and with so many amazing attractions to experience it can be hard to know where to begin! Located in the southern hemisphere, tourists to New Zealand…

Apr 12

Vicky Bungee Jumps
By Vicky

Vicky goes bungee jumping in New Zealand while simultaneously assuaging the fears of the teenage boy (her friend’s younger brother) beside her!