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Category Archives: Travel Tips

10 Reasons to Visit New Zealand in the Winter

New Zealand is a destination for all year round, and although there are some limitations to visiting in the winter, they are far outweighed by the benefits – from the broader choice of accommodation, quieter roads and less tourists to … Continue reading

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48 Hours in Singapore

Singapore has become one of our traveller’s favourite places to stop over en route to New Zealand and it’s easy to understand why. It’s not as chaotic and full on as other Asian cities, and its clean streets, easy to … Continue reading

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New Zealand -What to Know Before You Go

New Zealand is an easy country to get to – and to get around, but there are a few things that we think are useful to know before you embark on your trip of a lifetime. Below are answers to … Continue reading

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24 Hours in Wellington

Wellington may be small but it’s compact size doesn’t mean it’s short on activities! New Zealand’s capital city is vibrant and buzzing, with a laid back arty vibe and is  absolutely chock full of fun, cultural and gastronomical ways to fill your … Continue reading

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The Best Way to See New Zealand?

A year or so ago, we were looking back through the feedback from our previous guests who had travelled to New Zealand with us, and hit on an idea………….. What if we could offer some of the best benefits of … Continue reading

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New Zealand by Train

Seeing New Zealand by train is one certain way to make sure that everyone travelling can make the most of the incredible scenery New Zealand has to offer. The problem with driving by car around New Zealand, practical and popular though … Continue reading

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A Bluffers Guide to New Zealand Rugby

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you can’t have failed to be aware of the Rugby World Cup fever that gripped the nation throughout September and October  and as the furore dies down, for us in the UK … Continue reading

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Travel Tips: Surviving a Long Haul Flight to New Zealand

We’ve all heard the saying that ‘life is about the journey not the destination’ but in the case of surviving a long haul flight to New Zealand, we have to admit that the opposite is probably true – actually getting … Continue reading

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Abel Tasman Guided Walk

Along with six other Brits we met up at Wilson’s Abel Tasman Guided Walk Office in Motueka in preparation for our three day guided walk along the coastal path. Darryl Wilson kindly stopped by for a chat – he’s been … Continue reading

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Singapore Stopover

We flew out from Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 – all shiny and whizzy-dizzy with right-on restaurants, computers everywhere and the usual branded shops, but no flight announcements, so of course only just made the plane! Excellent service on Singapore Airlines … Continue reading

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