Month: September 2010

Lake Hawea DOC

Camping in New Zealand – Campsites and Holiday Parks

Whether you are a backpacker, working holidaymaker, or a short-term visitor on a road trip, camping is a great way of seeing the country and meeting interesting people. It’s easy to do in New Zealand and won’t break the bank. Kiwis themselves are such outdoor enthusiasts and very much into camping holidays, and hence there is an abundance of options… Read more →

Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown

9 things to do in Queenstown that won’t strain your wallet

Many a traveller faces the same situation while in Queenstown: there is so much adventure on offer, but they are on a budget and can’t do everything. They could fill a whole week going on adventures of varying shades of crazy, be that bungy jumping, a guided LOTR film locations tour, or speed boating. Whilst great experiences, these activities come… Read more →

Map at the Te Papa museum, Wellington

5 must-dos on your trip through New Zealand

We’ve all heard of the skydiving adventures, the white water rafting and surfing on the sand dunes in the north. I myself have indulged in activities and experiences that are highly advertised throughout New Zealand, such as bungy jumping, or a Lord of the Rings tour. And they were great! I don’t regret any of them. Quite the contrary. Having… Read more →

Wwoofing in Purau

Wwoofing checklist – 9 things to ask your potential wwoof host

Once you’ve found a potential wwoof host, you need to make sure that your expectations are aligned. It’s important to know what you get yourself into, and for the host to plan ahead and see if they need to show you the ropes or just let you loose. That’s when a WWOOFing checklist comes in handy: Read more →

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