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Great London walking tours: Regent’s Canal walk

Doing the Regent’s Canal walk is one of London’s best kept secrets. Especially visitors who have seen the main “must-do” sights, like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace or the London Eye, who would like to get to know London a little bit more from a local angle than a touristy one, will find this a very varied and rewarding route to… Read more →

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Great kiwi driving routes: the Southern Scenic Route

New Zealand, I have found, has named its highways very appropriately. There’s the Surf Highway with great surf beaches, or the Forgotten World Highway, that looks like Jurassic Park (with a forgotten republic thrown in there, just for kicks). This article is about the Southern Scenic Route, and let me tell you, the route really lives up to its name. Read more →

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Visiting Middle Earth: just a hop and a skip from Wellington

During a visit to Wellington I had a few hours to spare and decided to take part in a LOTR tour of filming locations around Wellywood. I booked the half-day tour with Wellington Rover Tours. Conveniently, the groups are kept small and the guide picks you up from your hostel in a minibus. My guide was extremely knowledgeable about anything… Read more →

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