New Zealand

5 of the Best Day Hikes South Island New Zealand – Short Walks with Maximum Wow-Factor! – Couples Travel Article

5 of the Best Day Hikes South Island New Zealand – Short Walks with Maximum Wow-Factor! To share the best day hikes in the South Island of New Zealand, we’ve invited Lauren to join us.  As a local, she’s got her finger on the pulse of the best day hikes and is pleased to share them with you.  These walks are super short and accessible whilst being absolutely amazing!No matter where you go in New Zealand you won’t be far…

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An Epic New Zealand Road Trip – Itinerary, Tips, and Planning – Couples Travel Article

An Epic New Zealand Road Trip – Itinerary, Tips, and Planning This is Part 1 of our 4 part series on planning the ultimate New Zealand road trip. We will cover every aspect – itinerary, accommodation, packing, driving, budgeting – of planning an unforgettable drive through the north and south islands in New Zealand:   Read Part 2 – Where to stay in New Zealand (opens in new tab) Read Part 3 – Travel Fashion – What to pack for a trip in New…

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28 Things to Do in New Zealand – USA Travel Article

28 Things to Do in New Zealand I was speaking to a total stranger about New Zealand recently. At a certain point in the conversation, he told me he’d never heard anybody say a bad word about the country. “Same for me,” I said.And it was true. Over the course of two separate New Zealand trips, and a total of 18 months traveling the country, I’ve never heard so much of a whisper of negative conversation about it.I don’t know…

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Best Time to Visit New Zealand: Month by Month Breakdown – Couples Travel Article

Best Time to Visit New Zealand: Month by Month Breakdown New Zealand is the adventure capital of the world and one of the most beautiful countries to visit for outdoor activities. With spectacular landscapes, snow-capped mountain peaks and exceptional lakes, glaciers and waterfalls, New Zealand is great for hiking and for winter sports.But given the seasonality of many activities here, it’s important to pick the best time to visit New Zealand, depending on what you are looking to see or experience…

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Best Countries to See Wildlife in the World – Travel Article

Some of the most rewarding travel experiences are when nature and wildlife are involved.When we delve into nature, we find ourselves more connected to the world around us. We’re present in the moment and can admire the wonder of the animals, insects, plants, and trees that envelope us. Not many things in the world match the brilliance of a close encounter with a wild animal in its natural habitat.If that’s something you want to experience, check out this list of some of…

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a four-day indulgence: The Kapiti Coast – Retirement Travel Article

a four-day indulgence: The Kapiti Coast Anticipating our three sets of successive visitors, with first arrivals due in about 2 ½ weeks (December 29), I’d done some research and, guess what:  NZ has a lot to see that I never even knew about! (NOTE:  This is the best planning website I’ve found: https://www.newzealand.com/int/) Coincidentally, I was feeling restless, as in “itchy feet,” and a mini-vacation seemed a clear solution.  From looking at that website I initially decided I wanted to…

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