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As the weather warms up, we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. And what better way to do it than getting out to one of New Zealand’s awesome festivals? From celebrating our world-class wines to body art, we love getting together and joining in on the fun. Here are seven of my …

I’m sure you’ve heard it from your neighbour or colleague, but if you still haven’t experienced it for yourself, Fiji is truly a piece of paradise – and it’s so accessible. I recently took a five-day Fiji break with my husband and our five-year-old (a just-over-three-hour flight from Brisbane) and we didn’t want to leave. …

School holidays are coming up here in NZ and they’re the perfect time to make some amazing memories with the family. North Island, South Island, wherever you may be, this country is beautiful and it’s just waiting to be explored. So, here are 10 of the best family-friendly activities in NZ. 1. Kelly Tarlton’s SEA …

A roaring fire, a stunning cabin in the forest, snow fights, hot tubs. Sure, it might be cold outside but there’s loads to enjoy about winter in NZ ⛄🔥 From Karikari Peninsula in the north to Franz Josef Glacier in the south, here are 10 of New Zealand’s cosiest winter escapes. Auckland Castaways Resort Why …

If Canada’s on your bucket list but you don’t know where to begin, this is your lucky day. I spent most of my time in Toronto, but I’ve put together some tips that apply anywhere in Canada during winter. Here they are, my tips for getting to know (and love) this amazing country. 1. Dress …

There’s nothing better than a New Zealand getaway – unless it’s a New Zealand getaway on the cheap. Regardless of whether you’re touring the country or a card-carrying Kiwi, these 18 activities are low in cost, but priceless in value. 1. Create your own hot tub time machine Tourists might pay Hanmer Springs’ $25 entrance …

What’s better than an awesome Easter getaway? Oh, nothing… except an awesome Easter getaway with freebies. We’ve rounded up amazing deals from some of our fave NZ hotels, motels and resorts. They all come with bonuses or upgrades and almost all of them are for travel over the Easter and school holiday period, but they’re …

 Japan is an incredible destination, as more and more Aussie travellers are discovering for themselves. Here are my tips for making your trip amazing. 1. Pack light. If you have a jam-packed itinerary that involves moving around a lot of different cities/hotels, try not to overload your suitcase. There are a LOT of stairs between …

New Zealand is made for road trips and Wellington is an ideal launch pad for some of the best. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, and whether you’re looking for a one-day getaway or a week-long adventure, here are five of our fave driving trips starting from the capital. 1. Wellington to Cape Palliser – 280km …