Category Archives: Travel Tips

Visiting New Zealand in December

“Here comes the sun”, sang The Beatles and they might as well have been singing about New Zealand in December! For December marks the beginning of the summer season, and brings with it long sunny days and warm summer nights. … Continue reading

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What’s the Food Like in New Zealand?

Food, glorious food! It’s such an important part of any journey; it can turn a difficult day into a heavenly one, it can calm the ‘hangriest’ of bellies, it can restore us to our finest fettle. Today we’re going to … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss The Albatross Reality Show!

You may have noticed that the Taiaroa Head Royal Albatrosses located on the Otago Peninsula, South Island, have been gathering some press coverage in the UK with the Guardian quoting a figure of 2.3 million people from 190 countries tuning … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in August

August marks the last of the winter months in New Zealand, before September ushers in the spring. You might wonder what on earth would make people want to travel during the cold winter season, but in New Zealand, there are … Continue reading

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New Zealand Experiences

Chris and Margaret Sinclair talk about their recent trip to New Zealand.

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The Best Cities to Visit in New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its remarkable countryside. From volcanoes to alpine ski slopes, from rainforests to jaw dropping beaches and a host of wineries, farmland, glaciers and fjords in between, it’s easy to overlook another of the country’s main … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in July

Being in the southern hemisphere, New Zealand’s seasons are flipped from the UK’s. This means that the height of our summer is the depths of their winter. It also means that if you are into skiing, snow sports and a … Continue reading

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Adding a Layover in Sydney to Your New Zealand Trip

If you’re travelling all the way “Down Under” then it might be worth making the most of the nearly 24 hours it takes to get from the UK to New Zealand, by considering a stop over in Australia en route! … Continue reading

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The Routeburn Track, Glenorchy, New Zealand

The Routeburn Track is a magnificent and inspirational hike that guides wide-eyed walkers through two national parks and some of the most beautiful meadows, mountains and alpine gardens in the world. If you have even the remotest interest in hiking, … Continue reading

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Wanaka – one of our favourite places in New Zealand

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