• The best destinations to visit in 2019
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    Popular Travel Destinations for 2019

    WHERE WILL YOU HEAD TO NEXT? ⇷☓⇸ It is almost that time of year again when you have explored most of 2018 and now it’s time to add some new exciting destinations to your list for 2019.  With so many to choose from, I have narrowed it down to six new and exciting places to visit – whether you’re looking for chilled out vacation days, a bit of exotic explorations or a change of scenery, there is a bit of something for everyone.  Be sure to keep those passports up to date, your bags packed with your best travel gear and head to your nearest airport for some holidays of…

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    New Zealand Accomodation

    FOR THE BEST PLACES TO STAY IN NEW ZEALAND ⇷☓⇸ These are a selection of places that I have stayed at in and around New Zealand with reviews on locations, amenities, facilities, activities, places to eat, places to drink, rooms and much more! Whether you are travelling as a couple, family or a group there is something for everyone here with the pros and cons of each. For any other enquiries please do not hesitate to contact me. Here are my favourite places: The Creek House – Auckland

  • The Creek House, Auckland, New Zealand
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    The Creek House – Auckland

    THE PERFECT WEEKEND GETAWAY ⇷☓⇸ The Creek House is a beautiful modern holiday home and aptly named due it overshadowing a tranquil little stream that runs alongside it and home to little ducks and a dense vibrant green jungle of plants and wildlife. It is quietly tucked away in Torbay, Auckland, which is on the wonderful East Coast of the North Shore, offering privacy and the perfect place for a weekend getaway. When you first walk into this beautiful home you are instantly blown away with high ceilings, huge spacious rooms and all the home comforts you could possibly need. If you find yourself in Auckland, New Zealand then I…

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    Kathmandu

    FOR THE BEST TRAVELLING GEAR & EQUIPMENT ⇷☓⇸ Having been on the road backpacking through numerous different countries, cities, towns and nearly every corner of the world, it is imperative to have the best travelling gear to make sure that your journey runs as smoothly as possible. While you can’t control things like the weather, traffic, delayed flights and crazy local’s you can control what you take with you. Kathmandu has always been one of my main go to stores for all my travelling, camping and hiking needs as they are exceptional quality, long lasting, durable and most importantly reliable. Here is a list of all the Kathmandu pieces that…

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    World Events You Should Experience

    YOU WONT WANT TO MISS THESE! ⇷☓⇸ It’s that of year where winter is finally starting to become a distant memory and spring is starting to peek out of the gloom providing that ray of hope and reassurance that summer will soon be with us. For this special event, all around the world, people celebrate with unique festivals and traditions, that one can only describe as supremely unique. Here are the ones that you shouldn’t miss:   1. The Netherlands- Bloemencorso Bollenstreek One of the biggest events in South Holland, the Flower Parade, known for its abundance number of beautiful flowers and hosts a 12-hour long parade that travels 24m…

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    New Zealand – Every Movie Buffs Dream Destination

    HOBBITS? WOLVERINE? THE LAST SAMURAI – OH MY! ⇷☓⇸ New Zealand was literally put on the map by Peter Jackson with his Lord of the Rings saga and rightly so! With towering mountains, deep valleys, dense forests and crystal blue rivers, it makes for the perfect natural film set. Whilst visiting, you would be silly not to check out where the famous boat in Prince Caspian from Narnia set sail from or where the Wolverine hid in the cabin deep in the forest. Here are the best places to be that little bit closer to your favourite actors and films: 1. Cathedral Cove – Coromandel Not only one of New Zealand’s…

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    The Top 10 Dessert Places In Auckland

    WHERE TO CURB THAT SWEET TOOTH ⇷☓⇸ Who doesn’t love having something sweet after their mains? For some people, that is the first thing they look at when scoping out a menu and can make or break picking that place to eat. With so many places to chose from in Auckland I have compiled my favourite Top 10 for you to try out and love: 1. Miann Not only is this one of my favourites it is also serving desserts day and night, for your every whim! With some of the most delicious gelato sticks, yummy bon bons, petit gateaux, weekly sundaes and beautifully plated desserts, there is something for…

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    The Top 10 Things To Do In Wellington

    THE QUIRKIEST CITY IN NEW ZEALAND ⇷☓⇸ Wellington, also known as the ‘Windy City’ is the capital of New Zealand and the third most populous urban area in the country. This is contrary to most people’s belief that Auckland is the capital, when in fact Wellington, with its bohemian feel is the true hub. The cities stunning architecture and eclectic vibe give this city a great personality that should not be missed. It has so much character and provides an incredible array of nightlife, restaurants, art exhibits, museums, activities, which makes it a must visit destination. Here are my Top 10: 1. Walk around the waterfront near Oriental Bay The waterfront…

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    10 Beautiful Natural Wonders To See In New Zealand Before You Die

    ‘THE POETRY OF EARTH IS NEVER DEAD’ – JOHN KEATS ⇷☓⇸ With so many natural wonders around the world its hard to pin point just one. However if you find yourself landing in New Zealand then there are no limits to the amount of beauty and adventures to be had in this amazing country. Here are my top 10 jaw dropping delights to remind the world how incredible New Zealand really is: 1. Tongariro Alpine Crossing This has to be one of the best day walks in the entire world!  With its brightly-coloured, natural, emerald lakes, vast volcanic landscapes and lava flows, this crossing makes for a magnificent walking adventure.…