Category: travel diary


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 →


Beautiful Taupo, full of surprises! (with video)

Many say Taupo is the Queenstown of the North Island. A gorgeous lake, access to the mountains and tons of adventure sports and activities on offer. This post, however, is not about the bungy, the sky diving or the Tongariro Crossing. It’s about what to do on a rainy day in Taupo. An indoor activity in a town that’s all… Read more →

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