Month: March 2011

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Great kiwi driving routes: the Forgotten World Highway

You may not know that three quarters of New Zealand’s population live on the North Island, although its neighbour to the south is roughly a third larger. That’s why many overseas visitors seek isolation and a sense of remoteness on the South Island. That is not to say there aren’t any remote, secluded and sparsely populated areas on the North… Read more →

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Blog4NZ: a collective effort to boost New Zealand tourism – my experience

Dear Reader, When an earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck Christchurch on February 22nd, I was shocked, like the rest of the world. I was glued to the New Zealand Herald website and couldn’t believe the devastation I saw. My first thought was to my friends and their families in Christchurch and Lyttelton. Fortunately, none of them were hurt, they were… Read more →

Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown

German edition: Queenstown für kleine Geldbeutel

So manch ein Reisender findet sich in der selben Lage in Queenstown: es gibt so viele Abenteuer angeboten, aber man hat ein Budget und kann nicht an allem teilnehmen. Man könnte eine ganze Woche mit den verrücktesten Abenteuern füllen, sei es Bungy Jumping, eine Herr der Ringe Tour, oder Jetboat fahren. Read more →

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