You are reading an honest New Zealand travel blog. Lucky for you, I like to keep it real and tell you how it is. If you are are in the throes of emigrating to New Zealand or even if you are in the early stages of thinking about moving to this beautiful country, then you are on the right page.
l I have 20 perfectly honest (maybe a bit too honest) truths to share with you about New Zealand. All of them positive, some of them a bit weird.
My family and I have been living in New Zealand for the past ten years. It is now my home. But this wasn’t always the case and I wish someone had given me a few of these pointers before we arrived. (more…)
In August this year, we will have been living the dream in New Zealand for 10 years. I can’t quite believe it. It seems just yesterday that we made the decision to emigrate to New Zealand from the UK. Our grounds for leaving were many, but here is the main reason we left the UK for NZ.
New Zealand has given us a fair share of surprises. It is a fabulous country, but we have had to learn a lot along the way and so much has happened in that time.
Speak to any traveller and New Zealand will always be on their list of top places to visit in the world. For some – like us, they may even end up emigrating to this wonderful piece of paradise. And where better to settle when you finally make it to this island that rests between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea? Taranaki. Home to the Second Best Region in the world to visit. (more…)
Being on a budget in New Zealand doesn’t mean you can’t spend your days soaking and relaxing like a millionaire, with or without kids.
Hidden treasures in any tourist destination are not hard to find if you know where to look. If you’re looking for family-friendly natural hot springs in New Zealand, Rotorua has two of the best. One will cost you very little, and the other (more…)
If you are looking for ideas for a budget weekend in Auckland with the family and have never been to a planetarium, then you’re in for a treat. Stardome Planetarium and Observatory.
Tackling a weekend city break with two teenagers while on a budget? You will need to be resourceful. (more…)