Review: Day Trip to the Great Wall of China

Stairs at the Great Wall of China

Upon booking our flights to New Zealand was agreed on a 10-hour layover in China. The flights were so cheap with the layover and thought we would hang around in the airport, especially as Beijing is one of the largest terminals in an airport. It wasn’t until I was having a chat with my Mum […]

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The Ultimate 15 Kiwi Songs for your New Zealand Roadtrip

One of the most fundamental parts of any road trip is the playlist. Aside from the itinerary and snacks, it is one of the first things that I plan out. Join us in making the perfect New Zealand Playlist as it would not be complete without these great kiwi tunes. Kiwi Roadtrip So True – The Black […]

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What You Need To Know About Tubingen, Germany

Located around a 40-minute drive southwest of Stuttgart is the small little town of Tubingen. History Tubingen has a rich history, with a medieval castle atop one of the many hills dating back to 1078. Home to one of Central Europe’s oldest Universities (Eberhard Karls University) in 1477 and the earliest settlement first recorded during […]

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Getting Lost in the Rotorua Redwoods

Canopy of Redwoods at Rotorua

Rotorua in the central North Island of New Zealand is infamous for its geothermal activity, with the lingering notes of sulphur in the air and its Maori heritage. What maybe isn’t as well known is the Whakarewarewa Forest. Also known as the Rotorua Redwoods, the forest is found alongside the south side of Lake Rotorua. […]

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Experience The Magic Of Middle Earth At Hobbiton

Small Orange Hobbit Door

In a small hole in the ground, once lived a hobbit; and in the small Waikato town of Matamata lives Hobbiton, a little magical piece of Middle Earth. Finding Middle Earth When the filming of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy confirmed, the challenge for film markers was finding the perfect set locations for these […]

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Top 5 Most Spectacular London Fireworks Displays

Pink Fireworks

London celebrates Guy Fawkes Night every year on the 5th November. This is the day that Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in a terrorist attack but was foiled. On the weekend closest to the 5th, there are a number of free or ticketed events to catch a glimpse of some […]

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