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Author Archives: Lauren Roitman

Visiting New Zealand in June

June marks the beginning of winter in New Zealand: the arrival of the snows, the start of the skiing season and swathes of glistening ice crystals adorn the landscape. It’s not just the chill in the air that takes your … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Wellington in Winter

Winter arrives in Wellington in June and stays until August. Temperatures rarely plummet, with averages for the season ranging from 6° to 12°, but it can be rather wet, and the world’s smallest cool capital isn’t nicknamed “Windy Welly” for … Continue reading

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How to Get to the Coromandel from Auckland

Okay, so you’re in Auckland and it’s brilliant. You’re living it up in the biggest city in New Zealand famed for its art, culture and general good time. And if variety were not the spice of life, maybe you’d stay … Continue reading

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Our Favourite Māori Legends and Myths

Māori are indigenous Polynesian people who arrived in New Zealand between the year 1250 and 1300 from eastern Polynesia. They had a long and hard journey on canoes to reach New Zealand and this voyage became known as the “Great … Continue reading

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Free Tickets to the Destinations Travel Show 2019

Come and meet us as Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show at the Olympia London between Thursday 31st January and the 3rd February 2019. Quote EXSILFER when booking your tickets online here to claim your free tickets!

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Visiting New Zealand in May

New Zealand in May brings together the lush warm colours of autumn with the chills of early winter – it’s magical! With New Zealand heading into its winter months, booking a trip here between the months of May and September … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings Fan’s Guide to Visiting New Zealand

This post covers just some of our favourite New Zealand spots that were immortalised in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. A country this big, a trilogy this rich, there are plenty more places to see and they are all … Continue reading

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New Zealand Honeymoon Ideas

A wedding day can be your best day ever, a feat of logistical wizardry, your third most stressful life event (according to research), and sometimes all of these things at once. So just as well you have a special treat … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in March

March marks the arrival of autumn on the beautiful islands of New Zealand. The attractions are less crowded, the prices are often lower, and the deciduous trees introduced across the country start to change colour adding more drama and beauty … Continue reading

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Where to Go Monster-Hunting Around the World

Consider yourself a bit of an adventure tourist? Love hunting out unique experiences to share with friends and family? Well, have we got some bucket-list items for you…

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