Category Archives: Travel Tips

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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Packing for New Zealand

Something of a nightmare to think of packing to cover temperatures in three countries – since we’ll be in the humidity of Singapore, the relatively pleasant temperatures on New Zealand’s North Island, but possibly cold nights on the South, particularly … Continue reading

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