The North Island of New Zealand is often overshadowed by the pristine alpine scenery of the South, but its stunning beaches, boiling mud pools and otherworldly neon lakes definitely don’t fall behind. Not to mention it offers far more opportunities to experience the Maori culture. To get the most out of your trip, follow my road trip style New Zealand North Island itinerary below! It includes the best places to see and things to do in New Zealand’s North Island with
New Zealand’s South Island is the ultimate playground for nature lovers. With so many natural wonders around, it’s hard to choose the best one, but Milford Sound might just be the one to take the crown. Despite its remote location, almost one million visitors come see this iconic fiord every year, and it’s easy to see why. Its majestic waterfalls running down the dramatic cliffs covered in lush green rainforest make for a breathtaking sight! Do you want to experience
What is your idea of paradise? To me it’s always been Polynesia. Tropical lush green vegetation surrounded by crystal clear turquoise lagoons, fresh seafood on the plate, relaxing sounds of ukulele, mesmerising dance moves, flowers everywhere… Not only did my Cook Islands vacation tick every box imaginable, but was also fairly inexpensive compared to the other South Pacific islands and not yet overtaken by tourism. Triple win! Do you want to experience this slice of heaven yourself? Check out my
They don’t call Queenstown the adventure capital of the world for no reason. The birthplace of bungee jumping and the home of the most famous swing in the world is THE place to be for all thrill-seekers. Whether you want to take a leap of faith, brave the river rapids or scream your heart out on the Nevis Swing, you’re in for a treat. But what if you’re one of those people (like me) who break out in cold sweat
Being Slovenian means that I was born with hiking shoes on and spent my childhood being DRAGGED up the local hills. As a teenager, binge-watching Gossip Girl was just way more appealing than getting the sweat on with my parents every weekend, you know? Back then a hiking-heavy holiday would make me pull my hair out, but my move to London has left me with a newfound appreciation of the rugged landscapes of my old stomping ground - and beyond.
Even though I’ve been actively trying to spend less time online, staying connected whilst on the road is still essential for me. A career in social media means having to be available around-the-clock, holidays or not, and let’s face it - Google Maps is definitely the way to go when you’re trying to find your way around new cities. PORTABLE WI-FI DEVICE In Europe, getting online is thankfully pretty fuss-free for us Europeans, but whenever I’m off to explore another continent,