For the Love of Travel
For the Love of Travel

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Edoras day-trip to Mount Sunday

Edoras day-trip to Mount Sunday

My relative Lord of the Rings ignorance didn’t dampen my desire to join a guided journey into the Canterbury high

Southern Alps Grand Traverse

Southern Alps Grand Traverse

Every Kiwi should take the Grand Traverse of the Southern Alps at least once. It’s truly the flight of a

Snowshoeing in the Mackenzie

Snowshoeing in the Mackenzie

I adore Lake Tekapo and the untamed wilderness of the Mackenzie. It’s a scenic wonderland in excelsis. But I also

CroisiEurope River Cruising

CroisiEurope River Cruising

Cantering four abreast towards me on their creamy white steeds, a French family of manadieres (ranchers) had me enthralled in

Central Otago Gold & Ghosts

Central Otago Gold & Ghosts

State Highway 85, the 160km-long romp between Palmerston and Alexandra in Central Otago, is one my favourite road-tripping encounters, with

Nature’s theatre at Cape Kidnappers

Nature’s theatre at Cape Kidnappers

Alfred Hitchcock would be bowled over by the birds at Cape Kidnappers. It’s the largest mainland gannet colony in the

Daintree Discovery

Daintree Discovery

The World Heritage-protected Daintree region of North Queensland is a tropical wonderland in excelsis, comprising 95kms of sublime coastal rainforest

Kuranda Aerial Wonders

Kuranda Aerial Wonders

James Cameron’s epic creation, Avatar, was top of mind as I leapt aboard the Kuranda Skyrail like a frisky cocker

Wild Westland Weekender

Wild Westland Weekender

The soothing cascade of tinkling water accompanied by the regular chorus of native birdsong creates an irresistible soundtrack in Westland.

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