The journey to Milford is just as impressive as the Sound itself. Most people visit Milford Sound as an organised day trip from Queenstown; this is one way to go but it’s so much more flexible and relaxing, not to mention cheaper, to make this journey yourself if you have access to a car. (more…)
Who could get bored of breathtaking and adventurous Queenstown? Full of stunning scenery, a huge range of activities and a World-renowned warm welcome make it New Zealand’s favourite visitor destination.
Queenstown’s beauty is down to being surrounded by the soaring indigo heights of the Remarkables and framed by the meandering coves of Lake Wakatipu. We had a blast here and in the nearby towns which make for unforgettable day trips. (more…)
“The lack of crowds; the freedom to do what you love; the scenery; the space among the like-minded; the welcome from people who understand; the energy and the daring; the crystal water… it’s about the time to breathe, take it all in, feel carefree, full of life, and realise it’ll stay with you long after you’ve left.” (more…)
There are many places on this Earth where nature amazes you. The waterfalls in Iguazu Brazil, the glaciers in Perito Moreno Argentina and the geysers in Bolivia to name a few. But no matter how many natural wonders you have the fortune of witnessing, one cannot miss an opportunity to visit the many thermal wonders that central New Zealand has to offer. (more…)
Heralded as the best day trek in New Zealand, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing offers over 20km of unique and breathtaking natural landforms, not to mention a volcano, lava fields, craters and impossibly blue lakes. We spent 4 months in South America breaking in our hiking boots, but were we up to the challenge? (more…)
Fortunately for us we were able to stay with friends during our stay in Sydney, leaving our daily budget as healthy as possible for all those ludicrously expensive schooners! Here are our top picks of things to do in Sydney, suiting those with holiday budgets and shoestring backpack budgets alike. (more…)