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Waiting for our flight to Queenstown. Finishing a series of blogs about one trip can be a lot more difficult and time-consuming if you are also a full-time employee like ourselves. So before we totally forget all the details, we have decided to skip to the best part of all travel blogs: the itinerary with costs (of course!). Day 1 – Air New Zealand Covered Parking for 5 days: NZ$ 62.00 * A free shuttle is provided by Air New Zealand Parking to and from the airport. – Departure from

A rainbow in the fiord. (Taken while we were on board the Southern Discoveries Cruise) Upon disembarking the Milford Mariner at approximately 9:00 am, we had to wait for the Milford Sound Lodge shuttle to pick us up from the wharf. Although it would have taken us only 20 minutes to walk to the lodge, we opted for the shuttle because of our luggage. Milford Sound Lodge offers a wide variety of accommodation options. If you are on a tight budget and do not mind to bathe and do your

Milford Sound, a.k.a Piopiotahi (in Maori), is one of the must-see places not only in New Zealand, but in the world; and we couldn’t agree more. Sunset at Milford Sound (September 2014) Getting here, we had to take a bus from Te Anau, which almost didn’t push through because of the unpredictable weather. A day prior to our scheduled departure, the roads to Milford Sound were closed because of avalanche alerts. Thankfully, the roads were cleared and the weather settled 45 minutes before our travel time. We hopped on the

So it’s been a while since the last post. We have been eager to create new entries in the past year, however, our schedule has been really crazy. Nonetheless, we will still try our very best to share our experiences in our past trips here in New Zealand (thus, the blog title) in the hope that most (if not everyone) will find it useful. Here are some of the places that we’ve visited (look out for the blog posts):All around AucklandOhakuneWaitomo CavesTauranga, Bay of PlentyRotoruaPaihia, Bay of Islands In the

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