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Places to visit in New Zealand

A few weeks ago, we decided to visit the South Island’s West Coast, particularly the Fox and Franz Josef Glacier. We booked a 3-night stay at one of the chalets at Jag Escape Franz Alpine Retreat, which is located at 2 Donovan Drive, State Highway 6, and is approximately a five minute drive to the Franz Josef township. We were welcomed by Keith at the reception, and he provided all the necessary information for our stay. He also gave us a detailed map containing information about Franz Josef and Fox. We were

Tutukaka Coast is one of the many places in New Zealand that every traveler shouldn’t miss. If you love the sea, sun, and sand, this is paradise; if you don’t, the coast might change your mind. This is one of the best locations that we have visited since living in NZ. The second day, of our four-day holiday, was set for exploring the beaches and the ever-famous Mermaid Pools. If you cruise along Matapouri Road towards Marina Road from Sandy Bay Retreat, you’ll drive past some great spots including Sandy Bay, Woolley’s Bay,

Indeed, one day isn’t enough to see all the incredible places that Auckland has to offer. This entry will give you some information on the places that you can visit around Northern Auckland. 1. Devonport   2. Long Bay Regional Park 3. Goat Island Marine Reserve 4. Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Shop 5. Shakespear Regional Park 6. Waiwera Thermal Resort   8. Orewa Beach 9. Parry Kauri Park 10. Matakana Coast Wineries 11. Matakana Farmer’s Market (Every Saturday) 12. Takapuna Beach Safe Travels! Kay & Gelo

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

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