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26 Feb 2021

What’s a Trip to Bali Really Like?

With vaccines offering a hope that 2021 (or maybe 2022) will see the return of international travel, you’re probably starting to think of places to go on that first big overseas trip in a while. And, if you’re from New Zealand or Australia in particular, you’re probably considering Bali. What’s

14 Feb 2021

8 Reasons to Visit the South Island in 2021

North Islanders, I have some news for you! Did you know that, just a short ferry ride away, sits quite possibly the most beautiful island on Earth? You’ve probably heard of the South Island already, and you may have even been there, but with international travel off the cards for

29 Jan 2021

10 of the Best Things to Do in Jervis Bay, Australia

Jervis Bay is around three hours south of Sydney and is one of the best beach destinations in New South Wales (and Australia in general). There are heaps of beaches to check out, some great wildlife spotting opportunities and a few good short walks. Keep reading to find out some

15 Jan 2021

NZ Summer Road Trip 2020/2021 Awards (South Island Edition)

Owing to a severe lack of overseas options, Kiwis hit the roads of New Zealand in record numbers over the 2020 / 2021 summer holiday period (I assume, I haven’t seen the stats). I was one of them, and I thought I’d hand out a few awards in the hope

26 Dec 2020

Tips for Staying Safe on New Zealand Roads

It’s the holiday season in New Zealand and local travel is in full swing. We’re lucky that we can travel around our beautiful country, maskless and with a far greater sense of freedom than almost anywhere else in the world. There’s danger lurking though. New Zealand roads are tough to

15 Dec 2020

Hyams Beach, Australia: Is This Really the Whitest Sand in the World?

This post was originally published in May 2019 and was updated in December 2020. If there’s one thing we love here at it’s a wildly boastful claim of something being the best, biggest or most beautiful place in the world. When I heard that Hyams Beach, in the Jervis