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2014: Coachella to Queenstown and Everything in Between

Like most people, I am still struggling to comprehend that it is 2015. Where did 2014 go? As I sit here on a plane bound for my second adventure of the year–my first being the last few days of an amazing two-week road trip around NZ’s South Island with my family–I know that travel is…

Searching For Middle Earth on the South Island

With The Hobbit premiering today, there will be plenty of renewed interest in Lord of the Rings-related sites around New Zealand — and with good reason! New Zealand is a stunning country and Peter Jackson did a great job of choosing his filming locations for The Lord of the Rings, so I have no doubt…

We All Dislike Travel Sometimes

Everyone has those moments. The moments where the adventure has become a nightmare that you just don’t want to deal with anymore. Why did you decide to do this again? Wouldn’t it be nice to sleep in your own bed, surrounded by the known, with everything part of a standard routine? I had that moment…

How To Choose The Right NZ Skydive For You

Part of the draw of visiting New Zealand is the Kiwis’ unquenchable thirst for adventure. You want to get into a giant rubber ball and roll down a hill? Go zorbing in Rotorua. Want to go white-water rafting over waterfalls? Stay in Rotorua. White water sounds too blasé? Go black water rafting in Waitomo, where…

In Memory of Deer Park Heights

This week, I was commenting on A Dangerous Business’ great photo of the Remarkables when I found out something that really saddened me…Queenstown’s Deer Park Heights has been permanently closed. Deer Park Heights was one of my favourite places in Queenstown. Not only could you get some of the most stunning views possible of the…

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